A common misconception is that the bulk of the work on your digital product is done by launch day.
Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, that’s when the real work begins.
Once you launch your product, you start getting tons of feedback, both positive and negative. It’s very exciting, since actual people are finally using this thing you’ve worked so hard to build, but it also means there’s a mountain of bugs to fix and changes to implement.
So how do you go about it? How do you choose the features to prioritize?
You may have heard the term “DevOps” around the web, especially if you’re managing software projects.
But what is DevOps, really? What value does it bring? Should you add a dedicated DevOps Engineer to your project?
It might be the smart choice, because a DevOps Engineer will:
- prepare environments and toolchains for your developers;
- allow rapid automated code deployment for faster programming and testing;
- keep your server cloud infrastructure healthy and cost-effective.
However, the benefits and intricacies of DevOps don’t end there. Read on to learn more.
Each year, Clutch recognizes standout companies across multiple industries on their annual Global Leaders list. The list features top businesses that have excelled on their respective platforms.
In 2018, Clutch unveiled a new and exclusive honor: the Clutch 1000. Companies on Clutch with the highest “ability to deliver” scores were featured on this list.
We are proud to announce that STX Next was picked as one of the leading firms.
Many of the “X vs. Y” articles we post on our blog, like Python vs. Node.js or Python vs. Java, don’t have a clear winner in the strict sense of the word.
However, in the case of React Native vs. Ionic, we’re not comparing apples and oranges. As far as mobile app development goes, the winner is quite clear and it is React Native.
Read on to learn:
- the basic theory of mobile app development,
- what React Native and Ionic are,
- how they compare in terms of performance,
- the advantages and disadvantages of both.
Quality vs. time. Time vs. cost. Cost vs. quality.
These concerns play a key role in choosing the programming language for your project, which is one of the first major decisions you have to make.
As a Python software house, we are intimately familiar with the challenge of contrasting Python with other languages:
Python vs. Golang. Python vs. Node.js. Python vs. Java.
In this article, we’ll focus on the last one.
One of the most important things you have to consider when conceptualizing user interfaces is whether or not these interfaces are future-proof.
Your designs should be able to serve today’s user base as well as tomorrow’s.
How long do you want your project to be used for?
Express the answer to this question in the design.
Each software project comes with its own unique set of needs and requirements. What works for one may not work for another at all.
At STX Next, we use whatever tech stack fits a given project best. That being said, comparisons are inevitable.
One of the most frequently asked questions we’ve seen lately is Python vs. Node.js. We’re gonna shed some light on that.
Read on for our in-depth look at Python and Node.js to learn their differences and similarities, strengths and weaknesses, and most importantly: which is better?
The startup industry is booming all over the world, and Leeds is no exception.
Dubbed “one of the most exciting digital hubs in the UK,” the city has experienced a 138% digital business birth increase from 2011 to 2016, with 168 startups founded by 2016.
With all that in mind, I figured it was a no-brainer to compile a list of 6 most exciting startups in Leeds for you to keep an eye on.
To better show why Leeds is the place to be for startups, I’ve chosen representatives from a variety of industries.
Poland is not the same country it was 20 years ago.
It is the 8th largest economy in the European Union and the largest among the central European members.
Last week, C-level members of top Polish companies met at Bloomberg’s European Headquarters. Together, they laid out the future landscape of the Polish economy, highlighting shared hopes and challenges.
Here are some of our key takeaways about Poland’s future after the Bloomberg event.
“What is the value of a Scrum Master?”
This question may very well be on your mind if you’re about to sign a software development outsourcing contract and need to decide on team composition.
Paweł Jurdeczka—one of the most experienced Product Owners and Scrum Masters at STX Next—sat down with me to solve the mystery of the elusive Scrum Master and dispel any doubts about them once and for all.
Read on to learn everything you need to know about the role of Scrum Master and the value they introduce to your team.