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3 solutions to maximize the outcome of retrospectives

13 November 2017

3 solutions to maximize the outcome of retrospectives

When you struggle with unsatisfying effects of retrospectives, it doesn’t mean you do it wrong. Sometimes just small improvement might change the overall outcome - here are three small changes that affected my self-improvement team meetings.

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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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design & content

How to use Instagram in Employer Branding

10 November 2017

How to use Instagram in Employer Branding

Last month I wrote an article about why web development industry should embrace Instagram. This time I decided to shine some light on the companies, that do it right when it comes to employer branding on this selfie-filled platform.

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Humor goes with the job

07 November 2017

Humor goes with the job

Just imagine - a modern and well-equipped office, great opportunities for development, and good salary. Unless it isn’t just a claptrap, above aspects clearly have an impact on comfort in work. However, it can take a back seat if it ...

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Product design workshops - best start to the web development process

18 October 2017

Product design workshops - best start to the web development process

Workshops are an essential step in the web development process since they provide many benefits to both customers and the development team. In my article I will show you that time spent on workshops with a software house is never ...

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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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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

Merix loves Agile: "Scrum Master can't tell people what to do"

21 November 2017

Merix loves Agile: "Scrum Master can't tell people what to do"

If you work in the office, then you hear about Scrum quite a lot - either since people are using it or want to use it. People talk about it, but what does it really mean? I talked about it ...

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Meet Merix: Mateusz - Django Developer

17 November 2017

Meet Merix: Mateusz - Django Developer

Merixstudio is an energetic team that is growing quickly. It means that our filled-with-passion gang is getting bigger and bigger. It's really great because each new Merix mate brings new fields worth to get to know with them. Whether it's ...

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Merix loves Agile: "There's no Scrum without chit-chats"

08 November 2017

Merix loves Agile: "There's no Scrum without chit-chats"

Nowadays Scrum seems to be almost a buzzword in the IT industry - a lot of people talk about it, but what does using it really mean? I decided to interview my coworker Piotr to find out - check out ...

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Meet Merix: Magda - Business Analyst

03 November 2017

Meet Merix: Magda - Business Analyst

Merixstudio not only stands for software development - but we also are a bunch of peeps that take care of IT-related matters. Top software development companies are not the businesses of just hiring the most talented developers. There are a ...

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Reporting from TechDay London 2017

02 November 2017

Reporting from TechDay London 2017

Old Billingsgate Market is one of the pearls of 19th Century architecture. Located on the North Bank of River Thames, this outstanding construct of red brick and steel was originally Europe's biggest fish market, for over a century it was ...

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