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  • Software eco-design: software products features

    Software eco-design: software products features

    This article aims at presenting features specific to software during a life cycle assessment (LCA). For each issue raised by these features, we will explain what approach we recommend to assess environmental impacts. Find the complete Methodological Guide to software LCA as well as a use case on assessment of an application’s environmental impacts. Software: tangible or intangible? Software is a very special type of good: • It doesn’t produce any direct tangible waste.

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  • Software eco-design: why conducting a software Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)?

    Software eco-design: why conducting a software Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)?

    Eco-design consists in taking into account environmental and sanitary impacts during conception or improvement phases of a product or service. It is perceived more and more like a value creation process, in all kind of businesses and areas. This phenomenon is growing as companies get more sensitive to their share of responsibility in the future of subjects such as our planet or next generations. The other reason is firms realize the numerous benefits they can get out of such a process.

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  • Ethical and responsible Developer’s Week

    Ethical and responsible Developer’s Week

    Software is everywhere. Because yes, software impacts directly our daily life: uberization, digitalization… but let’s stop the “buzzword-ization” right here. We, developers, are the architects of a virtual world serving real life. Our work has an impact on companies and life. If we accept to be credited for the numerous benefits realized, then let’s be honest and also recognize the drawbacks. Social exclusion, diverse impacts on the environment, digital gap… all of these are real effects caused by the software we produce.

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  • Android developer's toolbox: performance tools

    Android developer's toolbox: performance tools

    You must know that a qualitative application shouldn’t consume too much resources on a user’s smartphone. It is a requirement for it to be adopted and then used in proper conditions. So, you decided to get down to work and control this consumption of diverse resources (CPU, memory, data, etc), energy, application size etc. Even if you you are a good patterns and development languages expert, road to hell is paved with good intentions!

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  • Improve your SEO with eco-design by hacking Google Crawl budgets

    Improve your SEO with eco-design by hacking Google Crawl budgets

    Disclaimer : This article isn’t written by a SEO expert, but by an eco-design expert inspired by a very interesting conference by Erlé Alberton How to hack Google with SEO data Google’s SEO algorithms Crawling, rock of the algorithm Google SEO algoritms are based on 3 domains : crawling allows Google to evaluate your pages in terms of response time, technical quality; indexation which analyzes the content (news, richness, quality…) ; ranking that analyzes your site’s popularity.

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