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Software development security: learn from others’ mistakes

23 April 2019

Software development security: learn from others’ mistakes

There is a saying that “a Pole is wise only after the event”. Once a security incident happens and is analyzed everyone knows what should have been done to prevent it. It’s easy to laugh at silly errors, but we ...

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How to turn IT outsourcing cons into pros in a few simple steps?

19 April 2019

How to turn IT outsourcing cons into pros in a few simple steps?

When you think about how many things you need to consider when deciding about outsourcing an IT project you may have a feeling that it’s far easier to name the drawbacks of remote collaboration rather than mention its bright sides. ...

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How API influence your business strategy?

18 April 2019

How API influence your business strategy?

It’s not a secret that over the recent years web-based business flourish all around us. And the APIs seem to be a great catalyst of this growth. Their influence is visible in different aspects so every company using them should ...

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The Creative Side of Technology #31 - Design, Development & Startup Digest

16 April 2019

The Creative Side of Technology #31 - Design, Development & Startup Digest

In the ever-changing world of design, development and startups, technology trends come and go. What is on the top now? Let's have a quick look at biweekly digest of hot topics.

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Is React Native a good choice for startups?

12 April 2019

Is React Native a good choice for startups?

Until recently startups had to face the challenge of creating a native app for both Android and iOS with an attractive UI/UX but also sticking to a tight budget. React Native has provided a powerful alternative even though it’s not ...

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product design

5 most common questions about product design workshops

06 March 2019

5 most common questions about product design workshops

Properly run pre-production part of the software development process always bears fruit but its advantages are usually being noticed and appreciated by the client during or after the workshops. Even if generally well-known, the values of this stage are often ...

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Battle of trends in web design 2019

17 January 2019

Battle of trends in web design 2019

This year might not bring some cutting edge web design solutions but it will probably deliver some exciting trend battles. Even though most of the current trends are driven by similar fuels: progressing mobile revolution, user-centered approach and decreasing attention ...

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Top 3 tools for card sorting

05 December 2018

Top 3 tools for card sorting

Creating a positive user experience should be one of the main concerns while developing an app or a website. Without proper information architecture, the user will soon get lost and leave the page annoyed or disappointed. This is exactly the ...

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Top 5 tools to optimize conversion on your website

27 November 2018

Top 5 tools to optimize conversion on your website

Designing a website that you and your visitors love while also getting conversions out of it is a wish coming true. Many companies understand the need for improvements and try to change their websites, sometimes by copying from competitor’s or ...

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Talk About UX: The Point Of View Of Katarzyna Kaniewska, UX Designer

22 November 2018

Talk About UX: The Point Of View Of Katarzyna Kaniewska, UX Designer

What is UX design? The answer varies depending on who you ask. A lot has already been said about user experience, and now it's time for Katarzyna Kaniewska from our Product Design team to share her main thoughts about the ...

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code & tools

Next.js setup step by step

05 April 2019

Next.js setup step by step

After an extensive overview of Next.js performance which we published within two previous articles now, it's time to start working on an example project. We will show you how the setup and how to implement user authentication in two cases: ...

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Getting started with WebdriverIO - JS test binding for Node.js

04 April 2019

Getting started with WebdriverIO - JS test binding for Node.js

Writing automated tests for web browser applications can save a lot of QA’s work but might also cause some troubles like: not working drag and drop, popup elements not being found or assertions which are not always working and are ...

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Next.js features overview

28 March 2019

Next.js features overview

Last time, in the first part of Next.js guide we showed you how this simple framework can simplify rendering React applications. Now we will present some of the basic, useful features which will make your software development in Javascript smoother ...

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Next.js and React Server-Side Rendering integration

22 March 2019

Next.js and React Server-Side Rendering integration

Next.js is a simple but powerful framework which can make rendering React applications pleasant and effortless. Accessible entry threshold gives javascript developers a chance to save a lot of time and work which in software house are just invaluable. So ...

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What every software tester should know about Usability Testing?

12 March 2019

What every software tester should know about Usability Testing?

Quality assurance is mostly associated with the programming part of the software development process. Manual or automated it’s not only about finding bugs or technical problems with the apps. As this discipline is dynamically developing in many directions across software ...

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case studies

Chamberlain - booking IoT system for meeting rooms in our software house

15 March 2019

Chamberlain - booking IoT system for meeting rooms in our software house

One of the things which Merixstudio’s clients and other guest take note of while visiting the office of our software house in Poznan is the Chamberlain - a user-friendly IoT based system empowering our employees to easily book meeting rooms. ...

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Consenna - Django development of a sales and marketing application

28 September 2018

Consenna - Django development of a sales and marketing application

The modern marketplace would work half as good without the efforts of many sales and marketing departments. To make their work easier, together with Consenna we cooperated on an development of an app that allowed for management of online campaigns. ...

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React Native App development for a sports startup from New York City

02 August 2018

React Native App development for a sports startup from New York City

According to the IESE Cities in Motion Index, New York is the world's 'smartest' city. Highly developed infrastructure, long list of educational institutions and a great climate for business put the Big Apple at the top of the rank. Our ...

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How we built a cloud-based collaboration platform to exchange data

25 April 2018

How we built a cloud-based collaboration platform to exchange data

One of the biggest challenges of international trade is the exchange of product data. The information must be accurate and accessible. The goal of BrandSync is to support global operations of enterprises with a cloud-based solution which combined most modern ...

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Gear.Club - the HTML5 & Django website for Eden Games

28 September 2017

Gear.Club - the HTML5 & Django website for Eden Games

If you know Need For Speed, then you know one of our clients - Eden Games. Some time ago we've created a website for their new mobile game, Gear.Club. As you can probably predict, creating a promotional product for the ...

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people & events

Creative Berlin: User Experience for founders and professionals

17 April 2019

Creative Berlin: User Experience for founders and professionals

Ambitious founders and creatives meet on their path many difficulties. Not even experts are free from failing to perform substantial research before launching their project. We decided to help some of the Berlin-based initiatives avoiding simple mistakes. This April Merixstudio ...

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Busy software house is a happy software house - summary of March

03 April 2019

Busy software house is a happy software house - summary of March

March came and chased the winter away! And with spring fast approaching also came the burst of energy for everyone at our software house - this month Merixstudio had plenty do to. Starting with events, celebrations, exciting new projects, as ...

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Internal hackathon - developing our IoT-based system for room booking

29 March 2019

Internal hackathon - developing our IoT-based system for room booking

On March 15th our office was unlike a regular office on a regular Friday. Instead of going home after a week of hard work on software development, plenty of us stayed and worked even more. All because of a hackathon, ...

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5 reasons why February was a great month for our software house

04 March 2019

5 reasons why February was a great month for our software house

February, without a doubt, was quite nice. Apart from the Valentine’s Day and our special way to celebrate it, we also did something with a bit of an artistic flare for Fat Thursday! But, on a more important note, we ...

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Hello 2019, hello new adventures for our software house!

01 February 2019

Hello 2019, hello new adventures for our software house!

Time to take a closer look at the first month of 2019! We started the year with plenty of both new and old ventures. We ordered too much food, welcomed people in our office, participate in some events, and much ...

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