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code & tools

Keystone - front-end framework for an easy web development

22 February 2017

Keystone - front-end framework for an easy web development

If you are searching for a NodeJS framework that will let you quickly create a simple website or application filled with editable content - look no further! Keystone is a framework for creating web pages, applications and API-based databases (MongoDB) ...

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Why Product Owner should treat Product Backlog with consideration

07 February 2017

Why Product Owner should treat Product Backlog with consideration

At first glance it may seem easy - you have an idea for an awesome feature, write it down in JIRA (or other management tools) and add it to the queue, right? So why I suggest that the Product Backlog ...

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4 Best Front-end Development Blogs You Should Follow

09 December 2016

4 Best Front-end Development Blogs You Should Follow

The web is changing rapidly and constantly. If you are a Front-end developer, you probably know that you should keep up to date (hope so!) and stay close to new tools, trends, and workflows. Every important thing you can find ...

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Automation testing of websites and web applications

07 December 2016

Automation testing of websites and web applications

Assuming you've read Merixstudio’s previous QA-related articles, you already know what QA/testing team is responsible for in a project. In short, we’re working on assuring that the project is bug-free. It takes, depending on the size and complexity of the ...

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Emmet – speed up your workflow

24 November 2016

Emmet – speed up your workflow

Emmet is an open source project under the MIT License, so everyone willing to help can improve it. But to do so you first need to learn how it works - believe me, you will never want to write HTML ...

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design & content

Progressive Apps are taking over the mobile industry

29 March 2017

Progressive Apps are taking over the mobile industry

When in 2008 Steve Jobs presented the vision of AppStore to us, the business world froze breathlessly and dreamt of submitting a single app in AppStore. Nine years later, we are beginning to see the next step in the technological ...

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Merixstudio named as Polish Top Web & Software Developer on Clutch

09 March 2017

Merixstudio named as Polish Top Web & Software Developer on Clutch

Polish developers are considered to be one of the most talented and hard-working in the European IT industry. Because of that, we are even more proud that Merixstudio once again was recognised by Clutch as the best Web & Software ...

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A few words about writing cold emails

03 March 2017

A few words about writing cold emails

The golden era of cold e-mailing came back to bite us and the hangover from that is something that we're all still feeling. Sending dozens of pitches is an inexpensive type of company promotion and will be the most popular ...

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Is it worth is to involve employees in business management? Merixstudio follows the tracks of Uber and Airbnb

01 March 2017

Is it worth is to involve employees in business management? Merixstudio follows the tracks of Uber and Airbnb

If we accept that the Boss is an owner, founder, CEO, etc., you will probably nod and say “Of course, he/she is! Every company has its structure: a board, directors, managers; and they make all decisions." And I could stop ...

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5 practical tips on how to manage a corporate blog

27 January 2017

5 practical tips on how to manage a corporate blog

Most of the software houses have blogs on their websites. However, their employees usually prefer writing lines of code rather than the whole articles. If you want to start publishing but are met with the refusal from programmers, I think ...

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case studies

FLAVR - responsive web application for homemade food delivery

04 November 2016

FLAVR - responsive web application for homemade food delivery

Flavr is a Belgian startup for which we had the opportunity to work. The idea of their project was very interesting - it’s a vision of friends who wanted to eat something tasty while having a meeting. They’ve got bored ...

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Pyrkon - an administration system for the fantasy fan convention

28 September 2016

Pyrkon - an administration system for the fantasy fan convention

Organizing a big event is not the easy task, therefore people who work on it need tools to make their administrative work as easy as possible. That's what software houses are for - to make their lives easier by developing ...

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Shuffle - connecting gaming experience with Digital Signage

26 August 2016

Shuffle - connecting gaming experience with Digital Signage

You might’ve noticed that we really like developing HTML5 games. It’s even more fun when they are built for Digital Signage. That’s why we really liked working on Shuffle - find out what working on HTML5 game development looks like!

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How we do it: Playism - multifunctional Symfony platform for computer games’ distribution

26 July 2016

How we do it: Playism - multifunctional Symfony platform for computer games’ distribution

Nowadays online shopping is one of the most popular types of commerce. Many companies use online stores to sell their products or services and quite often it’s their main distribution channel. Customers are tempted to shop with lower prices, the ...

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How we did it: U project - an educational HTML5 application connected with whiteboards

13 July 2016

How we did it: U project - an educational HTML5 application connected with whiteboards

In the case of U project (U Multitouch Whiteboard), our client is Digitaria International SA, a Luxembourg-based company, which provides Satellite technology and related Services. The project is funded by EU, to research and develop innovative ways to teach sciences ...

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people & events

Mobile Trends Conference - the place where business meets technology

17 March 2017

Mobile Trends Conference - the place where business meets technology

6th Mobile Trends Conference 2017 accompanied by Mobile Trends Awards already happened. On 8-10 March 2017 in Kijów.Centrum, Kraków we could learn about perspectives on mobile marketing, mobile trends in Google Search, PWA, mobile SEO, Internet of Things, motion design ...

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5 Conferences in 2017 a Django Developer shouldn't miss

15 March 2017

5 Conferences in 2017 a Django Developer shouldn't miss

Working in the IT industry means that you have to be up to date with different technologies, libraries, frameworks, etc. This is probably why there are so many conferences to choose from. That goes for Python and Django events too. ...

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Short months don’t have to be boring - summary of February

28 February 2017

Short months don’t have to be boring - summary of February

In the last summary, I told you about the plan to fill our February with various activities. Well, it’s the last day of the month, and I can admit that we fulfilled it. During those 28 days, we went out ...

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EB Kreator awards: GoldenLine gave us wings (again)

10 February 2017

EB Kreator awards: GoldenLine gave us wings (again)

Yesterday we came back from Warsaw. We visited the capital of Poland because of EB Kreator, the biggest employer branding contest organised by GoldenLine. The jury gave special mention to over 30 companies from 100 applications. Merixstudio is one of ...

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e-Commerce Berlin EXPO 2017 - the coverage

08 February 2017

e-Commerce Berlin EXPO 2017 - the coverage

Four stages, dozens of speakers and +80 exhibitors. For one day the capital of Germany became European Headquarter of e-Commerce. For people interested in the newest trends such as young entrepreneurs, service providers, rookies n’ mavericks of retail being there ...

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