STX Next at TestingCup 2018—The Biggest Software Testing Competition in Europe

7 min read

QA
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Are you a software tester?

Looking to hire software testers?

Want to know where to find the best software testers in Europe?

If you responded “yes” to any of these questions, you’re in luck. Mark your calendar and don’t miss out—the eyes of the entire European software testing scene will be turning to Łódź on May 28–29.

Why, you may ask? That’s when TestingCup 2018 takes place.

Author

Adam Stempniak

Content Writer

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Robert Kazuła

Tester

Moving Development Back In-House: How to Ensure a Watertight Software Project Handover Process

10 min read

Business, Agile, Python, QA
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We get a lot of emails from CTOs, many of whom write to us with concerns about outsourcing software development.

One particular problem has stood out in our recent correspondence: moving development back in-house after concluding your outsourcing business.

Handing your software project over to you should be seamless. Scaling down or ending cooperation with an external software house is perfectly natural.

Here are some of the practices we recommend for an optimal knowledge transfer and a smooth handover process.

Author

Jakub Grajcar

Inbound Marketing Specialist

Author

Michał Kwiatkowski

Head of Service Delivery

5x5: 5 Tips for Building a Successful Minimum Viable Product in 5 Weeks

13 min read

Business, Agile, Python, JS, QA
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Speed is essential in business; you need to move, ship, and validate your product as quickly as possible. The same principle applies to Minimum Viable Products.

Some time ago, a client approached us with a clear, but demanding idea for a fintech platform. The greatest challenge there was the set deadline of 5 weeks.

It wasn’t easy, but my team and I persisted and delivered the MVP on schedule and within the planned scope.

Want to know how we did it? Here are my 5 tips for building a successful MVP in 5 weeks.

Author

Bartosz Babiński

Product Owner

How to Become a Python Programmer in 2 Days?

8 min read

Python
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It might be a shock for you to find an article about getting started with programming on the blog of a seasoned software house.

But not all of us join STX Next as programmers, and today I’d like to share my experience of learning Python from the perspective of a Junior Inbound Marketing Specialist.

Author

Patrycja Okowicka

Junior Inbound Marketing Specialist

Blockchain, Part Two: How Blockchain Will Change Your Future Browser Experience

9 min read

Business
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In our previous article, we discussed what blockchain is and how it works.

What is arguably even more exciting about this new tech development, though, are the many ways blockchain will impact the way we use the web.

There are certain aspects of life online where this is already happening, and it’s not stopping anytime soon.

Here is a look inside a world after crypto and what is going to happen the moment you launch your browser.

Author

Jakub Grajcar

Inbound Marketing Specialist

Author

Krzysztof Karolczak

Head of Service Delivery

Author

Adam Stempniak

Content Writer