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6 Reasons Why Django Is Still Hot In 2018

21 September 2018

6 Reasons Why Django Is Still Hot In 2018

Change is probably the only constant in the web development industry. In 2018 we landed in the reality dominated by high performing Single Page Applications (SPA) that are utilising widespread microservices and serverless architecture. User expectations towards content are growing. ...

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Leveraging Docker multi-stage builds in Python development

07 September 2018

Leveraging Docker multi-stage builds in Python development

No doubts, Docker is a fantastic and useful tool. It greatly decreases the effort one has to put in order to prepare a consistent environment both for local development and live deployments. While getting started with Docker is quite straightforward, ...

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How to use Elasticsearch with Django and REST Framework

23 August 2018

How to use Elasticsearch with Django and REST Framework

In the majority of software development projects comes a time when an application needs to search through a vast collection of data. It can use a standard relational database, but this solution is quite slow and not entirely functional when ...

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 How to schedule ‘the Boring Stuff’ with Django and Celery Beat

13 August 2018

How to schedule ‘the Boring Stuff’ with Django and Celery Beat

Work of software developers is filled with generating periodic reports, handling vasty imports or exports, backups, frequent API requests, or simply flicking batches of emails. Wouldn’t it be a developer’s paradise to have all these tasks automated and perfectly scheduled? ...

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GatsbyJS - static site generator for React

17 July 2018

GatsbyJS - static site generator for React

Gatsby is a static site generator for React and allows web developer to create a static HTML file. Thus provides fast initial load times and makes dealing with SEO much simpler. The user-side experience is very comfortable when JavaScript is ...

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design & content

Why is Python so popular in Machine Learning?

18 October 2018

Why is Python so popular in Machine Learning?

Most likely you have heard about Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning or Deep Learning in the past years, but… are those just fuzzy phrases? A trendy way to describe a more sophisticated algorithm? Is it something that everyone talks about but ...

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Why successful FinTech apps are built with Python?

12 October 2018

Why successful FinTech apps are built with Python?

In the web application development, the right choice of the programming language is the key, in particular in FinTech. Startups need something easy to handle, scalable, simple but mature and even better if there are ready-made libraries and components which ...

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How Poland Has Become The Software House Of Europe?

11 October 2018

How Poland Has Become The Software House Of Europe?

A few weeks before editing this article I had a Skype call with a startup founder based in South-East Asia. The standard thing to do at the end of the initial call was to ask "where did you found us"? ...

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The Creative Side of Technology #18 - Biweekly Digest

10 October 2018

The Creative Side of Technology #18 - Biweekly Digest

It may seem that during autumn season time stands still, but in the vast realm of startups, UX, design & development, you need to stay on the ball all the time.

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How to master Python programming?

09 October 2018

How to master Python programming?

Mastering any kind of skill in life takes time, and every talent has to be supported by practice, even for child prodigies. Programming, like any other discipline, is a process but after some breaking points, when you are finally able ...

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case studies

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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Karlik - web development of the corporate website

09 August 2017

Karlik - web development of the corporate website

Karlik, a Polish manufacturer of electrical installation equipment, came to us with the need to reach new markets and broaden their audience. To do so, they needed to have a modern corporate website that will properly display their offer. Here's ...

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people & events

5 Must-Attend Python Conferences in 2018 (October - December)

08 October 2018

5 Must-Attend Python Conferences in 2018 (October - December)

It may seem that during autumn and winter season time stands still, but in the vast realm of Python web development, scientific computing, data analytics, education, and cloud, you need to stay on the ball all the time. To keep ...

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Exploring PyCode Conference 2018

05 October 2018

Exploring PyCode Conference 2018

Python is becoming the world’s most popular coding language. So it's not surprising that different types of Python meetups and conferences spring up like weeds. At the beginning of this week, we had a pleasure to take part and support ...

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From Berlin to Poznań: how the German startup scene can benefit from the Polish neighbourhood? [Polish Tech Night 2018]

03 October 2018

From Berlin to Poznań: how the German startup scene can benefit from the Polish neighbourhood? [Polish Tech Night 2018]

The 4th edition of Polish Tech Night proved that in terms of startups scene, we’re witnessing an outstanding, mutual collaboration. Polish software developers, founders and designers contribute widely to the ecosystem with their entrepreneurship, creativity and world-class engineering skills. On ...

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Software development, parties, and secrets - summary of September

01 October 2018

Software development, parties, and secrets - summary of September

It may seem that with the summer coming to an end the fun will subdue in our software house. Nothing more wrong! This month actually was more fun since not only more people are in the office, but also because ...

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PyCon PL 2018 - the Insight into the Biggest Python Conference in Poland

05 September 2018

PyCon PL 2018 - the Insight into the Biggest Python Conference in Poland

End of August is a special time for Merixstudio. Hallways empty since the core of our Python developers pack up and leave the office to take part in Python’s most important Polish event - PyCon PL. Hosted in Ossa this ...

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