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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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10 Tech Blogs You Need to Follow in 2017

14 November 2016

10 Tech Blogs You Need to Follow in 2017

Tech blogs are on a progression since the rise of the digital industry is overwhelming. It's no surprise - just think how customers have become more and more fascinated by the new technologies, awesome apps or web app development in ...

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design & content

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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Web design trends for 2017 (pt. 1)

16 January 2017

Web design trends for 2017 (pt. 1)

It's quite common among graphic designers to believe that following trends is a crucial part of their job. Being constantly up to date is seen as mandatory. Many designers evaluate works of others through a prism of trends - tagging ...

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Best Design Websites to Inspire Your Creativity

11 January 2017

Best Design Websites to Inspire Your Creativity

It's 2017, and I hark back to sharing best places which are mines of inspiration and information, and where you can find a lot of brilliant tips. This time I will present you a list of truly inspiring design blogs ...

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Principles of typography in web projects

19 December 2016

Principles of typography in web projects

To be a good web designer you have know by heart a lot of principles and rules. Some regard typography – forgetting about them will result with simply feeble projects. That's why I decided to write them down and help ...

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Cost of outsourcing IT services: How much should I pay for high-quality code?

28 September 2016

Cost of outsourcing IT services: How much should I pay for high-quality code?

OK, after reading all articles about cutting company's costs, we know that outsourcing of web development is cost-efficient. But on the other hand, everyone knows that lower prices do not always mean high-quality code. There's no doubt that you can ...

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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

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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New year, slightly different us - summary of January

31 January 2017

New year, slightly different us - summary of January

The first month of 2017 started slowly, probably similar to the first day of the year. But after Christmas, NYE, and our office party we needed some time to simply slow down (but not when it comes to working;)). However, ...

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How to organize an integration game in your office

19 January 2017

How to organize an integration game in your office

Working in a bigger company sometimes means that there are going to be people that don’t know each other very well. It’s even more prominent if said company is constantly recruiting new employees that might only know people from their ...

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10 reasons why 2016 was a good friend for Merixstudio

30 December 2016

10 reasons why 2016 was a good friend for Merixstudio

It happened again - the whole year passed so fast, that it feels like summer ended a few weeks, not moths ago. But luckily we were able to dedicate the last 365 days to some really great initiatives, interesting projects ...

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