Top UK Proptech Companies and Their Tech Stack

13 min read

Business
None

The UK is a proptech powerhouse. 

Proptech is booming all around the world and the real estate sector is nowhere near the end of this revolution. But as of 2020, the British Isles are clear winners of the proptech race.

In this article, you’ll find our list of top 10 UK proptech companies along with their detailed descriptions, as well as a brief introduction to the world of proptech.

Even if you’re not in the proptech business, this list will help you identify which technologies are adapted by successful companies and where the tech wind is blowing!

Author

Marta Szyndlar

Junior Marketing Specialist

Finding “Regulatory Truth” for Global Food and Consumer Product Brands: Interview with Patrick Waldo of Decernis

13 min read

Business
None

STX Next has been working with Decernis, a Washington-headquartered regulatory intelligence company, for almost seven years. 

To reflect on the partnership and celebrate our joint achievements to date, we sat down with Patrick Waldo, the Director of Product Management and Planning at Decernis. 

Patrick spoke to us about the complexities of working in the food regulation sector and why Decernis chose to partner with STX Next. He also outlined the benefits of outsourcing software development and the qualities that make a great software house.

Author

Jakub Grajcar

Inbound Marketing Team Lead

The Most Interesting Companies Using Python

13 min read

Business, Python
None

The STX Next development team’s love for Python is endless.

To show you why Python deserves all this love, I’ve prepared several examples of companies that use Python to achieve extraordinary outcomes.

In this article, we’ll look at extraordinary examples of Python uses in the real world right now—to make drugs, run a huge MMO game, battle corruption, and disrupt markets.

Author

Michał Słupski

Content Writer

How Agile Roles Help You Manage Risk in Software Development Outsourcing

10 min read

Business, Agile
None

You’ve got an idea for a product and you’ve decided to hire a software house to help with the development process.

To make the most of the collaboration, however, you should be mindful of the potential challenges that can come up even in the most successful partnerships and be prepared to counteract them.

In this article, we will guide you through the process of identifying some of the problems you might be dealing with as a software outsourcing client and how these two roles can help you find relevant solutions.

Author

Piotr Nadarkiewicz

Project Management Consultant

Mythbusters: Is This Post-Communist Land of Vodka and Pierogies Secretly a Software Development Outsourcing El Dorado? (Hint: It Ain’t Russia!)

12 min read

Business
None

The image of Poland is sometimes reduced to the titular post-communist land of vodka and pierogies.

But do Poles deserve all that negativity? Are the preconceptions about our fellow brothers and sisters true? Or maybe there’s more to the story and we’re actually awesome in certain fields, like, say, software development?

Read on to find out, as we bust the myths about our nation one by one!

(Spoiler alert: it’s really not that bad. We’re pretty good at stuff.)

Author

Adam Stempniak

Content Specialist

The Best Python IDEs and Code Editors (According to Our Developers and the Python Community)

14 min read

Python
None

IDEs can seriously boost the comfort and efficiency of working with code, even for the most skilled developers.

If you’re a practicing Pythonista, you’re probably well aware of this fact. But as Python’s popularity is constantly on the rise, so is the selection of Python-related tools.

Therefore, the question arises: “Which IDE or code editor should I choose for the most optimal results?”

In this article, we’ll introduce the very best of them.

Author

Marta Szyndlar

Junior Marketing Specialist

How to Learn Python: Top Sites and Courses, from Beginner to Pro

14 min read

Business, Python
None

Ever wondered where online you can learn Python and have a good time while you’re at it?

In this article, we’ll explore the go-to destinations for learning the basics of Python, expanding your knowledge, and mastering this powerful language.

The article is divided into three sections, each aimed at a different advancement level and serving a different purpose:

  • Beginner – get started without tripping over common learning obstacles
  • Intermediate – transition from an amateur to a professional
  • Professional – continue honing your craft and mastering your skills

Feel free to check out whichever fits your needs best!

Author

Michał Słupski

Content Writer

Author

Adam Stempniak

Content Specialist

Transit Pass Goes Mobile: UI/UX Design of a Public Transportation Card App

11 min read

Business, Product Design
None

The public transportation system in the city of our headquarters, Poznań, is a little behind on tech trends. While it keeps being modernized, it still leaves a lot to be desired.

With that in mind, two members of our Product Design team took it upon themselves to give our old public transport card a little makeover and make it more suited to the mobile era.

In this article, we’ll take you through the entire work process of our PD team. You can see for yourself how they approach problems, seek solutions, and execute their vision.

Author

Jagoda Tylkowska

UX Designer

Author

Marta Szyndlar

Junior Marketing Specialist

Déjà Vu: STX Next Featured as a Clutch 1000 Company… Again!

3 min read

Business
None

As the end of the year approaches, Clutch once again published their Clutch 1000 Global ranking.

Just like last year, we’re proud to be ranked in that category, which includes the top 1% of agencies on Clutch.

Read on to learn how we got the award and what our Director of Business Development has to say about it.

Author

STX Next

Python Powerhouse