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Levi Velázquez
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I'm Engineering Director in a Fintech(building apps using AWS/GCP), Ask Me Anything!

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Pierneefie

I need to map an Internet facing network drive to my private cloud for interactive working from home ? At the moment we use Filezilla and ftp but it sucks. Any pointers to hardware and software will be appreciated. Thank you in advance, Tinus, pierneefie@gmail.com

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Levi Velázquez

Your goal is to sync files from a public drive to you private drive ? but private means local?

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Pierneefie

It is an ordering system. The reps are working from home but need realtime access to our central stock file to check and reserve stock ?

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Szechuan SaaS • Edited on

What would be the best 3rd party vendor or SDK to handle payments within 2021 building a mobile app? Also, flutter or React Native?

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Levi Velázquez

3rd party vendor depends on the countries where your app is present. Regarding the next question, I prefer to use React, but you need to see the trade-off between technologies. In fact, we started using Ionic and it went well.

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Ilya Nevolin

Know that it's not mandatory to use React/Vue/Angular even for large projects as I explain here.

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Francisco Mejia

what are the best practices in the development of this type of apps to start from scratch

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Levi Velázquez • Edited on
  • Depends on what kind of fintech app you will be implementing. But, most of the time, these kinds of apps have some regulations based on the country. So, it's important to before coding, check the regulations.
  • Also, due to the nature of the fintech world, security is a must, so, your designs should have a lot of security considerations. Specifically your customer's data.
  • If your clients are financial institutions, be ready to deal with old systems, sftps, etc. Those kinds of corporations can't move forward so fast and use new technologies.
  • More code specific, I wrote a post about coding best practices, you can check it out.
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Francisco Mejia

thanks a lot, i think we're on the right track

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What are some unique features of fintech apps, compared to say a social app?

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Levi Velázquez
  • Based on the type of fintech app, you could have Machine Learning features involved, in my case, we build machine learning models in order to create credit score variables.

  • Most of the time, data engineers and data scientists are used in order to calculate metrics, data analysis, BI. But in my case, they are involved in the development process of the app because some important features may depend on their processes.

  • Handling a lot of sensitive data, this kind of feature needs complex architecture and security designs that most of the apps don't.

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E.R. Nurwijayadi

I'm a mechanical engineer, not a software engineer, nor financial engineer.

I build stuff for food industries.

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