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Anguar vs. React - choosing the right technology for your next project

25 July 2017

Anguar vs. React - choosing the right technology for your next project

The last few years were incredibly intense for Front-End Developers. The transition from static server-side templating (where JavaScript's role was usually cut down to jQuery DOM manipulation) to the Single Page Applications (based mainly on a Front-End routing and REST ...

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Why you should use test automation in web development

20 July 2017

Why you should use test automation in web development

A product's lifecycle consists of a few phases: planning, design, development, maintenance and further stages of development. The first two steps require the evaluation of received results, but we won’t focus on them in this article. Further stages of product's ...

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Laravel vs Symfony - Clash of the Frameworks

02 June 2017

Laravel vs Symfony - Clash of the Frameworks

Laravel and Symfony are definitely two top PHP frameworks. But which one is better? To find out the answer, I will show you what their strengths and weaknesses are, as well as talk about the reason why I like one ...

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Learning Frontend Development - ng2 for beginners

17 May 2017

Learning Frontend Development - ng2 for beginners

Web development is growing rapidly. It’s said that every single day a new framework is released. However, very few of them meet developers’ approval and became indispensable. The most popular are, of course, Angular, React, and the most recent Vue.js. ...

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5 stages of group development in Scrum

10 May 2017

5 stages of group development in Scrum

For the western world, individuality is the most important value - we look at almost everything from the perspective of one person. However, creating the high-quality products is based on the team effort; therefore you will achieve the best possible ...

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design & content

Ad agency and software house - how to make this relationship work?

11 July 2017

Ad agency and software house - how to make this relationship work?

Modern technologies and 21st-century lifestyle determine marketers to seek and fluently manage new channels of communication with final customers. Even medium-size marketing project demands a highly skilled team of designers, software developers, and soft-skills talents. However, despite the size, advertising ...

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How HTML5 Instant Games are changing the mobile gaming industry

04 July 2017

How HTML5 Instant Games are changing the mobile gaming industry

2017 is supposed to be the year of HTML5 Instant games. Not only because of the attractiveness of this new service, but also thanks to the various changes that the mobile games market is currently experiencing. Let's find out what ...

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How to create an accurate estimate for your web project. Making evaluation more precise and fun.

20 June 2017

How to create an accurate estimate for your web project. Making evaluation more precise and fun.

Estimating web projects is never easy. It’s almost like stepping into a psychic’s shoes and trying to predict the future. We all know what has to be considered: potential risks, team member’s availability, scope complexity, national holidays, timings, etc. So ...

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Software development in the Middle East. What do we know?

13 June 2017

Software development in the Middle East. What do we know?

The UAE, and wider, MENA is a region of great opportunity. In the Middle East today web design and web development services are essential for any business, whatever it’s a startup, big company or NGO. Digital technologies are disrupting every ...

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How does the web development process look like?

09 June 2017

How does the web development process look like?

Today, when technologies are developing rapidly, sooner or later you will be engaged in a web project, whatever vertical you work for. No matter if it is just a corporate website, advanced application, startup or a dedicated idea, which needs ...

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case studies

Defend Your Homes - a cross-device HTML5 game with a retro design

18 July 2017

Defend Your Homes - a cross-device HTML5 game with a retro design

Homes.com worked with us on the creation of a cross-device game similar to the pixel-based games of the 70s and 80s. We collectively decided that an HTML5 code base would suit our needs best. Over several months we created not ...

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Competenz4u - an e-platfrom for SaaS startup from Austria

06 June 2017

Competenz4u - an e-platfrom for SaaS startup from Austria

We really like our job. But every once in a while, there come along a project which makes our hearts start beating even faster with joy. One of these projects is for sure Competenz4u - a SaaS startup for students ...

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Star Sailors League - website redesign for the world’s best sailors

19 May 2017

Star Sailors League - website redesign for the world’s best sailors

Star Sailors League dedicates it's effort to promoting the noble sport of sailing. Our software house has been selected to not only redesign their website but also to implement responsive web design and prepare an intuitive administration panel based on ...

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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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people & events

Computers in skirts - women in the IT industry

05 July 2017

Computers in skirts - women in the IT industry

At the moment our software house employs 16 women scattered between various departments. We have female Developers, Business Analysts, Quality Assurance Specialists; you name it! While working in Merixstudio, I've had the opportunity to cooperate with a lot of smart, ...

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Sun's out, fun's out - summary of June

30 June 2017

Sun's out, fun's out - summary of June

Hello there, you snoopy friend of ours! Are you wondering what was happening in our software house during June? Or maybe was a little perplexed with some of the photos you saw on our Instagram and simply MUST know what ...

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More sun, even more changes - summary of May

31 May 2017

More sun, even more changes - summary of May

Working during this month was a bit distracting. First of all, our new office was constantly changing. And how anyone can work on web development with such a sunny weather outside? Well, it turns out it’s easier when the place ...

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So many fun things, so little time - summary of April

28 April 2017

So many fun things, so little time - summary of April

Oh boy, April was quite an eventful month for us. Not only it was shorter thanks to Easter break, but it was filled with a lot of exciting things. I don't want you to spend too long on reading this ...

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Thank you, March, for the increase of energy - summary of the month

31 March 2017

Thank you, March, for the increase of energy - summary of the month

Another month, another summary! March came with the increase in temperature, more sun, and less couch potatoing after work. We came out more and attended two different conferences out of our city (as well as few different meetups in Poznań). ...

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