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10 benefits of automated testing in web development

12 October 2017

10 benefits of automated testing in web development

If you want to improve the quality of web development, you should think about test automation. It can bring many benefits to your app and help you build a better product. But what are the specific advantages of using it ...

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HTML5 can be rocket fuel for interactive retail digital signage

26 September 2017

HTML5 can be rocket fuel for interactive retail digital signage

Modern societies live in a distracting environment. Human's perception is very limited, and our brains are basically forced to select the minor part of the content delivered to us by marketers every day. In consequence, we're becoming more and more ...

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Mobx as an alternative to Redux in state management

13 September 2017

Mobx as an alternative to Redux in state management

A while back all of the heavy lifting in a web application was done on a server with the use of such languages as Python or PHP. Since server computational resources like CPU or RAM have to be shared between ...

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Introduction to Behavior Driven Development in Python

16 August 2017

Introduction to Behavior Driven Development in Python

Automated testing is still neglected, pushed aside, or even avoided in many IT projects. The well-written unit, integration, or acceptance tests can help detect bugs and problems at very early stage of the development. But how to maintain many test ...

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

25 July 2017

Angular 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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design & content

Why web development industry should embrace Instagram

20 September 2017

Why web development industry should embrace Instagram

Instagram - seemingly a place for celebrities and the world's biggest brands. But should a software house join this aesthetics-obsessed world? Or maybe they should stick with more business-like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn? Let's talk about it!

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The software in the service of marketers

19 September 2017

The software in the service of marketers

The new rules according to the protection of the personal data in EU will enter into force in May next year. EU institutions took a look at data storage and transfer. The Data Protection Regulation is supposed to be "neutral," ...

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Lean Wallet Approach: 7 money-savings tips for MVP builders

08 September 2017

Lean Wallet Approach: 7 money-savings tips for MVP builders

There will be no magic formulas and fairy tales within the next few paragraphs - it’s all about hard work. In order to achieve success, young entrepreneurs must balance between costs and quality. Even if you’re not-technical, you can very, ...

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How to attract and motivate employee using non-wage benefits?

06 September 2017

How to attract and motivate employee using non-wage benefits?

What could motivate people to change their job? If your answer is money, congrats! You’re absolutely right. The main reason employees change their job is the willingness of making more and more money. It has always been like that, and ...

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Why it’s worth to gamify your startup?

10 August 2017

Why it’s worth to gamify your startup?

We're living in a time of the content. Interactive and moving banners are attacking us from all directions. This is an insane amount of information in media, which is both formidable and appalling. More and more start-ups make a fortune ...

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case studies

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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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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people & events

Merixstudio - the company full of passion

13 October 2017

Merixstudio - the company full of passion

You’ve already had a chance to meet us a little bit. We published a lot of interviews that gave you a sense of Merixstudio crew. I hope you know that it’s not only one possibility to get to know us ...

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Meet Merix: Artur - Front-end Developer

09 October 2017

Meet Merix: Artur - Front-end Developer

At Merixstudio every moment counts. We're not only the bunch of creative and talented developers but also a very friendly bunch of folks with different passions we love to share. It doesn't matter if it's Front-end Developer, Scrum Master, Django ...

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You won't get cold when you're constantly busy - summary of September

29 September 2017

You won't get cold when you're constantly busy - summary of September

It's the end of September, someone better quickly wake up Billie Joe Armstrong! Everyone in our software house was unable to take care of it since today, as every day during the past thirty days, we were quite busy. With ...

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Let the coding bug bite you - the coverage from PyLadies.start() workshop

25 September 2017

Let the coding bug bite you - the coverage from PyLadies.start() workshop

The part of our Django team participated in free Python workshop last weekend. We showed up there in a role of mentors who were helping coding rookies to take their first steps in writing the code using Python. The training ...

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Meet Merix: Marek - Quality Assurance Specialist

21 September 2017

Meet Merix: Marek - Quality Assurance Specialist

Behind every great software developer is an equally great tester. When a project reaches a certain point in the development the developer has to hand it over to the quality assurance team to see if everything works properly (or not). ...

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