8+ Must-See Blockchain Talks of 2019 (So Far)

9 min read

Business
None

Blockchain is still the game-changer of the technological industry.

With the growth so dynamic, predictions and analyses go out of date in the blink of an eye, while events and conferences keep springing up. It’s never been easy to keep up with this technology, and now it’s getting increasingly harder. Still, we all want to stay informed lest we miss any opportunities.

To help you, we’ve compiled a list of 8+ must-see Blockchain talks of 2019 (so far) that will shed some light on what’s been happening with blockchain this year.

Author

Marta Szyndlar

Junior Marketing Assistant

What Is TypeScript? Pros and Cons of TypeScript over JavaScript

18 min read

Business, JS
None

TypeScript? Why would anyone want or need another “script” for frontend development, when there’s already a widely used and standardized solution in place?

Read on and you’ll find out. We’ll show you:

  1. what TypeScript is and how it relates to JavaScript,
  2. why it’s worth using and how your development teams can benefit from it,
  3. how easy it is to boost your ongoing (even long-running!) projects with TypeScript.
Author

Tomasz Świstak

JavaScript Developer

Author

Adam Stempniak

Content Specialist

DevOps Tools Overview: Monitoring Cloud Infrastructure with CloudWatch and OpsGenie

10 min read

Business, DevOps
None

For your business to perform at an optimal level, you need to take a proactive approach to in-depth monitoring and analysis of your key asset: the product you’re offering.

Based on our experience of helping clients monitor their infrastructure 24/7, we wrote this post to help you understand the importance of having reliable monitoring tools and mechanisms in place.

In our collaboration with our partners, we’ve used mainly Amazon CloudWatch and OpsGenie, so we’ll focus on these two tools. However, many of their underlying principles can be replicated with other monitoring services available on the market.

Author

Adrian Dratwicki

DevOps Engineer

Author

Lidia Kurasińska

Content Writer

10 CTOs to Follow That Will Fill Your Twitter Feed with Inspiration

11 min read

Business, Python
None

When you’re swamped with everyday work, it gets hard to keep up with industry news, be on a stakeout for emerging trends, and actively network at the same time.

Twitter is one of the best platforms to help you monitor trends and novelties. But in order to unleash its full informative potential, you first have to follow the right people.

We’ve compiled a list of 10 CTOs you must follow to fill your feed with relevant information and valuable content, diversify your network, and maybe get a laugh or two in the process.

Author

Marta Szyndlar

Junior Marketing Assistant

Build Your MVP the Right Way: 5 Common Mistakes to Avoid (And How to Fix Them)

20 min read

Business, Product Design, Agile
None

Over the past decade, I’ve worked with founders from across the world, helping them build their MVPs (Minimum Viable Products). 

Regardless of whether you create an MVP for a startup, a medium-sized company or an enterprise-level business, there are certain anti-patterns you need to steer clear of. 

To help you avert easy-to-spot and avoidable mistakes that have sunk countless other businesses, I’ve prepared a list of five of the most common one to look out for, together with ways to solve them.

Author

Paweł Jurdeczka

Product Strategy Consultant

Author

Lidia Kurasińska

Content Writer

5 Reasons Why You Should Migrate from Python 2 to Python 3

10 min read

Business, Python, QA
None

If you have Python in your tech stack, the date January 1, 2020 is probably long marked on your calendar; if not, then it should be—that’s when Python 2 finally loses support.

A while ago, we published a guide on migrating from Python 2 to Python 3. The focus of the guide was to explain how to go about upgrading to Python 3.

Now, we’d like to take a step back and answer an even more fundamental question: why is it so important in the first place?

Read on to learn just that, in 5 simple reasons.

Author

Maciej Urbański

Python Developer

Author

Adam Stempniak

Content Specialist

Software Product Discovery Workshops: How to Ensure a Successful Digital Project Kickoff (Free Step-by-Step Agenda Inside)

17 min read

Business, Agile, Product Design
None

The right way to start building your digital product is to rely on the knowledge and experience of those who develop software projects on a regular basis.

But how do you go about using that expertise to your advantage? We recommend going through discovery workshops.

Read on to learn:

  • What are discovery workshops? What can you expect from the process?
  • Why should you take part in discovery workshops? What are the benefits for you?
  • What are the best practices for discovery workshops? What questions should you ask to get the most out of them?
Author

Paweł Jurdeczka

Product Strategy Consultant

Author

Adam Stempniak

Content Specialist

Cross-Platform Mobile Development: Benefits, Risks, and Tools for Your Next Mobile Project

14 min read

Business, JS
None

Mobile devices have revolutionized the way we interact with the world around us.

We want apps to run well, we want them to use the device’s hardware to their advantage, and we want them to be made efficiently.

Let’s take a look at the practice of creating apps that are compatible with multiple platforms, also known as cross-platform mobile development.

We’ll show you:

  • how you can use it to achieve native-level performance on any device,
  • what tools and frameworks are available,
  • how cross-platform development can help you optimize your mobile app timeline and budget.
Author

Bartosz Klukaczewski

React Native Expert

Author

Patryk Stefanowicz

Content Writer

Author

Jakub Grajcar

Inbound Marketing Team Lead