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REMOTE WORK: 17 TIPS TO STAY EFFECTIVE

Remote team culture

A distributed office can be even more efficient than a traditional one! The specific strategy for switching to the remote work mode depends on the specifics of the company and existing processes.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO MAKE AN APP? Part 3

Non-obvious and hidden costs

In the previous 2 posts, we discussed what affects application cost in terms of feature complexity and geographical factors.  This particular post will be devoted to indirect application development costs. 

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO MAKE AN APP? Part 2

How each feature affect a project price

In the previous blog post, we made a research on the average cost of a developer's working hours worldwide, and revealed, that location affects the cost much more than other factors. 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO MAKE AN APP?

Explanation of cost. External factors

The most frequently asked question of young entrepreneurs: How much does it cost to make an app? 

MOBILE APPLICATION COST. PART 1

Is it all the same?

How much does it cost to make a mobile application?

This is the question we are asked daily. And after each quote we provided, the next one was done 1% faster.

 

HOW TO SCALE YOUR APP FROM 1 TO 100 000 USERS

Step-by-step guide

Many start-ups went through this: crowds of new users are registered every day, and the development team is struggling to support the work of the service.

 

FRONT-END CI/CD AUTOMATION. PART 2

Tools overview

The process needs to be automated: once you spend time writing a script to save a lot of time and nerves, as well as reduce the risk associated with the human factor.

FRONT-END CI/CD AUTOMATION. PART 1

Tools overview

This article is primarily focused on frontend developers, not DevOps. Web application development processes get complicated over time, and it's getting harder and harder for devs to understand their nuances. In addition, DevOps, besides the front, are engaged in a backend, and a bunch of other tasks that only they can solve.

WEB ACCESSIBILITY BASICS FOR A FRONT-END DEVELOPER. PART 2

Practical guidelines for front-end engineers and web-designers

How do we determine if an interface is available? And how accessible is it? Can it be made even more accessible? Of course, everyone understands quality in its own right, so standards and specifications come to the rescue.

WEB ACCESSIBILITY BASICS FOR A FRONT-END DEVELOPER. PART 1

Intro into a topic of web accessibility

This material will be useful to both Front-end developers and designers, as well as anyone who uses the Internet.

MEMORY LEAKS: PRACTICAL CASES

Practical guidelines for avoiding memory leaks with Node.js

In our opinion, memory problems are one of the most difficult to solve software problems. They are invisible to compilers and interpreters, and may, under certain conditions, either not occur at all or very seldom, over significant intervals of time.

NODE.JS VS PYTHON VS PHP

Usage. Prospects. Comparison

With Node.js, the JavaScript for Everything paradigm is implemented. 

DISTRIBUTED TEAM MANAGEMENT

Remote work tricks

May this article serve as a friendly guide for those who found themselves stuck into a maze, or, as my boss once put it, how to stop being lazy working at home.

THE THREE MOST COMMON MISTAKES IN PRODUCT MARKETING

On the wrong track

The most probable cause of the demise of your product, regardless of the money put in its promotion, is simple - someone had let things slide. The right way to set up a marketing campaign is to test first, then optimize and gather the crops.

PM GUIDLINES: A LEADER'S SHOES

Leader behaviour styles

Although not without a grain of truth to it, this kind of behavior leads to scandals, toxic working environment…

CULTURE GRIP IN CLIENT COMMUNICATION

Detect unhealthy atmosphere

Large companies are often able to dedicate reasonable amounts of time, money

and effort on solving or preventing such issues. But what to do if we’re talking about

a small startup of five people, where the CEO is not only coding but is making tea

and occasionally mops up the floor as well?

IOT PROJECT DEVELOPMENT: TECHNOLOGIES, PROBLEMS, OPTIMIZATION

Why Node.js is the Best IoT Solution

We have a number of programming languages ​​to solve such tasks, including Python, Java, C ++, and Ruby, which in general can do the job, and even quite well. But there is already a programming language that can work well with IoT, it's JavaScript.

SMART DEBUGGING: BEST PRACTICES

Detection and Troubleshooting

Even one hundred percent coverage with code tests does not guarantee the absence of errors. By reducing the time of debugging, fixing and preventing the occurrence of new defects, we will save time on what we like the most - on solving complex problems. In addition, this will significantly reduce the cost of developing the product.

PM GUIDLINES: KICK-OFF MEETING

Power of Teamwork

The main goal of such a meeting is team introduction, getting to the bottom of a project and making agreements on the most efficient way to get to the desired end result.

5 COMMON MISTAKES IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Where it all went wrong?

One of your key responsibilities as a PM is to create a fertile ground for cooperation amongst your team. If it doesn’t happen – the project is in trouble. So are you.

SDK CREATION ESSENTIALS. PART 1

Several small things tat really matter when you create a mobile SDK

Let’s begin with a question. Why should one put in the time and effort to build a proper SDK? It’s a tricky one, especially considering an awful lot of SDK’s and reusable components already available on the market.

7 MYTHS ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING

Mythbusters

Almost every new day starts with your hand reaching for a phone to check an incoming mail, missed calls or answers to messages that you sent the other night. Still, social media marketing remains something of a white spot for many, which gives birth to countless myths across the board.

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT COST

Added value in offshore development

You choose a nice agency that fits your criteria and after an interview, you receive a quote...That surprises you...

React.js VS Angular VS Vue.js

Let's compare most powerfull Javascript frameworks

Which one is better – React, Angular or Vue.js? To answer this question which pops up so often, we not going to just take a wild guess, but rather try and investigate it, diving into the deep of numbers, market values, dev community’s opinions, and other important facts and figures.

POC vs MVP

Different meanings to words MVP and POC.

Having worked for several years with startups all over the globe, we found out that 80% of miscommunication comes from 20% of the difference in vocabulary. It turned out, that in different countries and industries CEOs put sometimes completely different meanings to words MVP and POC.

OUR FIRST APP USING FLUTTER

Flutter: expectations and first commercial experience

Flutter has a lot of potentials, and currently is one of the most simple technologies to switch to. Probably, that’s the fastest technology to create something real fast, though there are some new ideas and approaches under the hood.

REACT NATIVE APP OPTIMIZATION

A short guide to React Native app optimization

There’s no miracle pill when it comes to React Native performance. Still, it’s always easier to fix the problem, when you know what causes it.