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Project Managers - ordinary people with extraordinary skills

12 February 2019

Project Managers - ordinary people with extraordinary skills

The work as a Project Manager (PM) in a software house seems to be an exciting idea for a professional career. Work in a modern, constantly growing IT industry, having contact with people, good salary, nice perks - what more ...

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4 questions to consider when choosing between a body leasing agency and a software house

08 February 2019

4 questions to consider when choosing between a body leasing agency and a software house

Last year, I spoke with several founders and managers interested in scaling up their software development resources. While they were pretty sure they don’t want to expand their own team, they had to struggle to pick the type of cooperation ...

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The Creative Side of Technology #26 - Biweekly Digest

05 February 2019

The Creative Side of Technology #26 - Biweekly Digest

January - the month for all kind of experts to make predictions - has come and gone in no time. Among the technology trends that were listed to steal our hearts in 2019, artificial intelligence and machine learning definitely are ...

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The Creative Side of Technology #25 - Biweekly Digest

22 January 2019

The Creative Side of Technology #25 - Biweekly Digest

January is all about expert's assumptions concerning technology trends, that will steal our hearts in a given year. The last edition of 'The Creative Side of Technology' was devoted to the development-related ideas, in this issue we focus on what's ...

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The real cost of hiring a software engineer

18 January 2019

The real cost of hiring a software engineer

Three of the 10 greatest Tech Hubs of the world - London, Berlin, and New York have a completely different startup ecosystem. However, a common aspect among all of them is one: rapidly growing cost of recruitment operations. Limited talent ...

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product design

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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Personalization Cloud: The Future Of UX Moves With Python Coded Tools

20 November 2018

Personalization Cloud: The Future Of UX Moves With Python Coded Tools

Everyone knows, either from a digital marketing and a development point of view, that UX is the biggest focus for an online store or a simple portal, given the fact that a solid UX heavily boosts CRO, bounce rate, impressions ...

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code & tools

How to use Django in Machine Learning to detect  hate speech? (Pt 1)

15 February 2019

How to use Django in Machine Learning to detect hate speech? (Pt 1)

One of the branch we presume to really gain through developing machine learning software solutions is media. A constantly growing amount of information and content provided to them, not only by employees but also by users, might be an advantage ...

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Django 2.2 - top features software developers are waiting for

13 February 2019

Django 2.2 - top features software developers are waiting for

Just a few days ago, community behind Django, well-known and battle-tested Python web framework, announced a beta version of a long-awaited 2.2 release. A stable version is expected to see the daylight in April 2019 so now it's a good ...

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Content Security Policy in Flask and Django part 2

04 February 2019

Content Security Policy in Flask and Django part 2

The second part of the article about dealing with XSS (Cross Site Scripting) attack using Content Security Policy (CSP). This time I’ll show the implementation of CSP in Python frameworks - Django and Flask. Let’s practice!

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Content Security Policy in Flask and Django part 1

31 January 2019

Content Security Policy in Flask and Django part 1

Let’s say you have your website up and running smoothly. But even if your well-trained developer's team has tried to follow all best coding guidelines and you security-aware QA team has tested it against all types of bugs and threats, ...

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5 skills that affect frontend developer’s salary

25 January 2019

5 skills that affect frontend developer’s salary

Developers on the market are on fire! Those, that have learned how to program and are good at it, are now reaping the fruits of their labor. However, the market need is huge and there are constantly offers for good ...

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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

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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MeetMerix: Wiktor - Python Developer

28 January 2019

MeetMerix: Wiktor - Python Developer

Work we do every day results from our passion for software development and modern technologies. That is why people are the strength of Merixstudio. We believe that the company is people, and a good team builds better projects. Besides, every ...

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How we grew in 2018 - summary of the year

04 January 2019

How we grew in 2018 - summary of the year

With the start of the new year come both new year resolutions and looking back on what happened in the previous twelve months. If needed to be summarised by one word, for our software house 2018 was all about growth. ...

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Summary of the WUD Silesia Conference 2018

21 December 2018

Summary of the WUD Silesia Conference 2018

World Usability Day conferences take place in many cities all over the world, but the one I personally appreciate most is WUD Silesia. What I really like about it is the selection of speakers from different disciplines which gives the ...

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Best christmas gifts for programmers and IT people

18 December 2018

Best christmas gifts for programmers and IT people

Last minute Christmas shopping? Looking for some gift for this weird cousin who works in IT but nobody understands what he’s actually doing? Don’t panic! We’ve done some job for you, made internal research and selected best presents we would ...

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