Jose is an electronic engineer focused on programming. The main reason for this is that he believes that through code he can materialize his ideas and his projects controlling everything in the course of them. His long-term objective is to be able to use his programming skills along with his background in Design Thinking and Human-Centered Design to develop projects in the vanguard that satisfy people's needs in a simple and effective manner and that could be used almost without social or economics limitations. As a web software developer at SWAPPS, he has had the opportunity not only of learning about code but also learning about the best practices to develop a project to a successful state with the less cost possible. In his free times, he is an avid reader, a forming musician, an occasional gamer and a movies and theater lover.

One of the most used components in web design are slideshows. These elements allow us to display several pictures and other kinds of information in a compact and interactive way to our users. You may find them in almost all kinds of websites and for several purposes: display products and offers, show reviews and comments […]

A couple of years ago, it was pretty standard to refresh the page every time our users performed an action: saving a form, applying a filter to a search, etc. Making the site reactive and allowing our users to perform these actions without refreshing the page using pure JS, or even Jquery, was (and still […]

We are currently living in a globalized world. Thanks to the internet, the days when companies and businesses had to think in only one specific community as their marketing target have been left behind. Now, through your website, you may reach clients everywhere in the world with no further effort. But this comes with new […]

WordPress is the most used Content Management System (CMS) on the world. Its simple design makes it easy to use so everyone may learn its basics in no time. Thanks to its popularity, it is possible to find a great variety of WordPress plugins and themes on the web that fulfill almost all the common […]

One of the biggest advantages of Django is its ability to create CRUDs applications with no effort. You just need to define your models, register them at the admin and that’s it. If you are not going to follow the admin approach, you may use Django’s class based views to define each of the views […]

Let’s admit it, Django rules. It is simple, trustworthy, fast and it is written in Python. What else do you need? However, we tend to abuse its easiness and we quickly forget that an application grows; and with it the amount of code processed as well as the amount of data saved on the database. […]

One of the most effective marketing tools for NGOs is Email Marketing or emailing. This is sending emails to a group of contacts, or subscribers, with information that they can find interesting. Used properly, email marketing becomes a very useful tool for any NGO. As social networks are having a crisis due to a poor […]

Toggl is one of the best time trackers in the market. It is simple, easy to learn and reliable. We have been using this tool on Swapps for more than three years and it has always been useful. Thanks to it, our performance has been improved significantly. During one of our internal projects, we needed […]

When I was just starting to work as a developer, I had the opportunity to go to a software event organized by a big company on Bogotá with some other members from Swapps. It was the first time I experienced this type of event in my life and it was very constructive; but it felt […]

Nowadays, communication channels are fundamental for a business. If your customer has a question or a requirement, it should be solved quickly. The internet, and the life in general, moves so fast these days that the classic email is not fast enough. For this reason, there are several tools that may help you to increase […]