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Posted on 04 Oct 2018
Whether you are fresh from varsity or just started with the world of web development, this article will give you some tips to make the journey a little easier. If you have any questions or feedback on the article, please do leave a comment at the bottom! 1. Plan before you codeWhatever... (click here to read more)
 
Posted on 12 Sep 2018
Our 2018 survey ended on 14 September 2018 and it was a massive success!Congratulations to Elia Sangunji, the winner in our N$10 000 lucky draw.We want to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our survey and helped make it a success. The overwhelming response has convinced us to... (click here to read more)
 
Posted on 09 Sep 2018
Bulk SMS has become an extremely important and effective business tool. Numerous bulk SMS systems exist and all of them have their own unique way of sending and receiving SMSs, managing contact lists and integrating with other software. Namhost has also previously developed a bulk SMS system and... (click here to read more)
 
Posted on 03 Sep 2018
There are some functions that a programming language simply can't cater for and will require an external service to help you accomplish those functions. These external services are usually accessible via an API (Application Programming Interface), which acts as an easy way to securely execute... (click here to read more)
 
Posted on 24 Aug 2018
Email is one of the most powerful marketing tools available to companies today. Emails are primarily sent at the start of a buyer's journey, but using lifecycle emails we can engage with customers on every single stage of their journey as a buyer. Therefore, lifecycle emails are defined as any... (click here to read more)
 
Posted on 20 Aug 2018
Shared hosting is undoubtedly the most popular type of hosting that you get in our day and age. In fact, the shared hosting market has tripled in value over the last 10 years, going from 7 Billion USD to 22 Billion USD in the US alone. That's more than 10% growth each year! But with the rise of... (click here to read more)
 
Posted on 07 Aug 2018
PHP is used by over 80% of websites. With that in mind, keeping your website secure is extremely important. Each new PHP version is actively supported by the PHP community for two years following the initial stable release. At the end of the two-year active support, each receives an additional year... (click here to read more)
 
Posted on 03 Aug 2018
Namhost is turning 10! To celebrate, we are giving away TEN thousand bucks! That's right, ten THOUSAND Namibian Dollars, right in your pocket! To enter, simply head on over to the official competition page here. (click here to read more)
 
Posted on 25 Jul 2018
Artificial Intelligence has been a hot topic over the past few years with many fearful of a machine uprising, but also many excited at the thought of machines influencing their lives for the better.Experiments with Google is a showcase of the world's most creative coding experiments. This showcase... (click here to read more)
 
Posted on 22 Jul 2018
Namibia Connected Namibia was one of the first countries in sub-Saharan Africa to gain full Internet connectivity. For this reason, Namibia has a large internet user-base compared to similarly populated countries in Africa. A 2018 estimate put Namibia's population at around 2,590,000 inhabitants... (click here to read more)