Top 10 Blogs to Get You Started on Python

8 min read

Business, Python
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Thinking of taking the plunge and getting your hands dirty with Python? Perhaps you’re already familiar with the language, but want to dig deeper to find out just how far this rabbit hole goes.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re looking for basic tutorials or news on all the latest developments, you’ll need some quality sources to keep you posted on all things Python.

To make things extra easy for you, we’ve compiled a list of 10 reliable Python blogs—it’s as good a place to start as any!

Author

Patryk Stefanowicz

Content Writer

STX Next Celebrates Position Among Top Developers of 2019 on Clutch

4 min read

Business
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We’re pleased to report that we have been named the Top Python & Django Developers in 2019 by Clutch.co, the leading online ranking for B2B services used by over 100,000 buyers monthly.

Our impressive reviews and overall ratings have also earned us recognition on Clutch’s affiliate websites “The Manifest” and “Visual Objects”.

Author

STX Next

Python Powerhouse

Software Development Outsourcing: What Is the Onboarding Process After Signing the Contract?

16 min read

Product Design, Business
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Have you just signed a contract with a software development company, or are you considering signing one?

Outsourcing might seem like a big leap into the unknown. How do you ensure that the software house understands your requirements? When will they start coding? If you have your own in-house developers, how do you make sure their collaboration with the new colleagues is smooth and productive?

Client onboarding is the time to have all your questions answered.

Author

Michał Kwiatkowski

Head of Service Delivery

Author

Lidia Kurasińska

Content Writer

Top 5 Israeli Fintech Companies to Watch in 2019

12 min read

Business, Python, JS
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With over 600 startups, the Israeli fintech scene is booming.

The rapid growth has attracted a steady stream of investment, securing the country a spot at the forefront of global fintech innovation. The high concentration of startups also makes Tel Aviv a good host for industry events.

The upcoming FinTech Junction conference will attract about 1500 attendees, including industry leaders. 

We’ve compiled this list to help you get more familiar with some of the most influential Israeli fintechs to watch closely in 2019.

Author

Lidia Kurasińska

Content Writer

Flask vs. Django: Which Python Framework Is Better for Your Web Development?

20 min read

Business, Python
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Choosing your web framework is just as important as choosing your programming language.

We’ll assume you’ve already made what is usually the right choice to build your next software project in Python, but the question remains: which Python framework should you go with?

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the 2 most popular Python web frameworks: Django and Flask.

Just to be clear, the goal of this article is not to give you a one-size-fits-all solution to all your problems. Rather, we’ll tell you where and when you should use Django or Flask.

Author

Wojciech Semik

Service Delivery Manager

Author

Adam Stempniak

Content Specialist

How to Speed Up Your Web App and Improve Website Performance

14 min read

Business, JS, QA
None

Web app load speed matters.

Users want to find answers to their questions fast. An extra-second delay can have a significant impact on the overall performance of your page, from customer satisfaction and conversion rates to the search engine ranking position.

Luckily, there are a number of steps you can take to optimize your website for load speed and outpace your competition. In this article, we will guide you through some of them.

Additionally, we will:

  • explain the basics of website performance,
  • lay out the general benefits of speed optimization,
  • present some recommended performance metrics.
Author

Robert Musił

Full-Stack Developer

Author

Lidia Kurasińska

Content Writer

Moderated and Unmoderated Remote Usability Testing: What Is It, How to Run It, and What Are the Benefits?

13 min read

Business, QA, Product Design
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When you manage a software development project, getting users to test your product at an early stage of the design process is the most cost- and time-effective way to ensure its success.

Testing your product saves you money by identifying usability issues early on, giving you the room to introduce fixes immediately and freeing up your developers’ precious time.

In this article, we will guide you through:

  1. the various testing techniques,
  2. the types of tools you can use,
  3. the steps you should take to make sure your session is successful.
Author

Jagoda Tylkowska

UX Designer

Author

Lidia Kurasińska

Content Writer