Designing User Interfaces for Localization

5 min read

Business, Product Design
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One of the most important things you have to consider when conceptualizing user interfaces is whether or not these interfaces are future-proof.

Your designs should be able to serve today’s user base as well as tomorrow’s.

How long do you want your project to be used for?

Express the answer to this question in the design.

Author

Rilind Elzaj

Guest Author

Python vs. Node.js: Comparing the Pros, Cons, and Use Cases

11 min read

Business, Python, JS
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Each software project comes with its own unique set of needs and requirements. What works for one may not work for another at all.

At STX Next, we use whatever tech stack fits a given project best. That being said, comparisons are inevitable.

One of the most frequently asked questions we’ve seen lately is Python vs. Node.js. We’re gonna shed some light on that.

Read on for our in-depth look at Python and Node.js to learn their differences and similarities, strengths and weaknesses, and most importantly: which is better?

Author

Jacek Mirowski

Full-Stack Developer

Author

Adam Stempniak

Content Writer

6 Great Leeds Startups You Should Know About

13 min read

Business
None

The startup industry is booming all over the world, and Leeds is no exception.

Dubbed “one of the most exciting digital hubs in the UK,” the city has experienced a 138% digital business birth increase from 2011 to 2016, with 168 startups founded by 2016.

With all that in mind, I figured it was a no-brainer to compile a list of 6 most exciting startups in Leeds for you to keep an eye on.

To better show why Leeds is the place to be for startups, I’ve chosen representatives from a variety of industries.

Author

Marcin Zabawa

Head of Service Delivery

Author

Adam Stempniak

Content Writer

Poland as a Developed Market: Our Takeaways from Bloomberg Live

6 min read

Business
None

Poland is not the same country it was 20 years ago.

It is the 8th largest economy in the European Union and the largest among the central European members.

Last week, C-level members of top Polish companies met at Bloomberg’s European Headquarters. Together, they laid out the future landscape of the Polish economy, highlighting shared hopes and challenges. 

Here are some of our key takeaways about Poland’s future after the Bloomberg event.

Author

Jakub Grajcar

Inbound Marketing Specialist

Why We’re Excited to Talk About Clean Architecture and Automated Bartending at PyGotham 2018

6 min read

Python
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If we suppose for a second that Batman is a Python user, I bet his favorite conference would be PyGotham.

On October 5 and 6, Pythonistas from all over the world will meet in New York at Hotel Pennsylvania to attend a conference “for developers and run by developers”.

Two of our engineers will be flying over to give their presentations at the conference.

They'll talk about refocusing on business needs... and building bartender bots!

Read on for a sneak peek at their presentations, and a special bonus from yours truly.

Author

Jakub Grajcar

Inbound Marketing Specialist

A Beginner’s Introduction to Python Web Frameworks

23 min read

Python
beginners introduction python frameworks

Since you’re reading this, it’s safe to assume you’re interested in taking up Python—or maybe you’ve already started learning this awesome language.

It doesn’t seem too daunting, right? You can code, after all, so it’s just a matter of grasping the differences in syntax.

So let’s take it up a notch and talk about collecting proper experience in Python.

Where do you start? With an idea, obviously, but that won’t be a problem.

What’s next, then? The choice of a framework.

Author

Wojciech Lichota

Head of Service Delivery

Author

Sebastian Buczyński

Senior Python Developer