Practical tips for JIRA Software

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Tomasz Kołodziejczyk | 4 min read, Agile, QA
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Software development projects nowadays are becoming more and more complex and aim to deliver products with lots of features. Managing such projects can be easier once you choose suitable issue tracking and project management tools.

There are many solutions available on the market: JIRA Software, aha.io, Basecamp or Trello. They can all support a wide range of software development projects. Obviously, each tool has its pros and cons but my personal favorite is JIRA Software created by Atlassian.

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What is Scrum, anyway? An introduction to Scrum development

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Jakub Grajcar | 14 min read, Business, Agile
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Software developers can be so confusing sometimes. They have so many names for different frameworks and solutions, each somehow better than the other.

Let’s say you want to hire a software development company, for example. They tell you that they work in an Agile way, that they use Scrum - but what does that mean? What does work under Scrum look like, and why bother with it?

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The Top 4 Factors to Consider When Hiring a Web App Developer

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Rafał Gajewski | 6 min read, Business
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Choosing the company to develop your web application can be a daunting task. After all, you probably have the perfect vision of your app in your head, clear as day. Who can you trust to make this vision a reality? What factors should you consider when selecting the perfect web application vendor?

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The most popular Python scientific libraries

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STX Next | 6 min read, Python
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Being a free, cross-platform, general-purpose and high-level programming language, Python has been widely adopted by the scientific community. Scientists value Python for its precise and efficient syntax, relatively flat learning curve and the fact that it integrates well with other languages (e.g. C/C++). As a result of this popularity there are plenty of Python scientific packages for data visualization, machine learning, natural language processing, complex data analysis and more. Here’s our list of the most popular Python scientific libraries and tools.

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STX Next recognized as one of the top developers in Poland for 2017

Author
STX Next | 2 min read, Business
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STX Next was just recognised as one of the Top Developers in Poland for 2017 in an independent classification by Clutch.co.

Numerous quantitative and qualitative factors were taken into account before publishing this annual update. Clutch analysts gathered evidence of significant industry experience, evaluated related corporate digital properties, and conducted in-depth interviews with current and past clients. These efforts produce a snapshot of business performance in real-time, helping buyers better understand vendor capabilities and limitations in a dynamic marketplace.

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A Beginner's Introduction to Python Frameworks

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Wojciech Lichota | 7 min read, Python
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So, you’ve started to learn Python. You've learned the language and it seems simple enough. You've done a few tutorials. It's high time for your first Python project.

What should you start with? With an idea, obviously, but you've probably got that covered. The next step is to choose the right framework.

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Experiences in Small Scale Scrum Scaling

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Łukasz Aziukiewicz | 3 min read, Agile
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Scaling the Scrum process has become a very hot topic recently and frameworks supporting it keep popping up. After SAFE, we’ve seen the rise of LeSS and Nexus, just to name the most popular ones.

If you’re looking to scale Scrum in your teams, you might be feeling confused. Which scaling framework will fit your needs best? Perhaps you feel that all of them add too much complexity and overhead to your process?

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Top 10 Most Expensive Countries in Europe to Hire a Python Developer

Author
STX Next | 5 min read, Business, Python
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It’s no news that the European tech startup scene is expanding. Companies are adding more and more digital services to their offerings in order to stay relevant.

As a consequence, the demand for skilled developers is growing significantly. This has serious implications for companies looking to hire new developers without breaking the bank.

In a recent study of the European tech talent landscape in 2016, engineering positions (developers included) were ranked as the most difficult to fill, and 43 percent of survey respondents said this was due to a lack of specialist or technical skills.

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