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Data Visualisation With D3.js In Your Application

When creating a product you deal with tons of data on a daily basis – think about important information, about your users or details on how they are using your app. It should be reviewed and interpreted regularly – but how to do it efficiently? Regardless of what we are used to, tables are not the most user-friendly way to display data. Most of the time it’s not about reviewing specific numbers, but looking for trends – and this is when data visualisation comes to play.
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Do you think your app is safe enough? Nothing could be further from the truth! Nowadays we are surrounded by mobile applications which influence almost every aspect of our everyday life. Due to the fact that mobile apps also touch some sensitive parts of our lives, namely: banking, shopping, medical care, contacts, etc., developers put huge efforts into expanding their security. App creators implement more and more advanced data protection mechanisms, but do they really remember about  securing less obvious elements that take part in data processing? In this article we would like you to show how to avoid data leaks related to these elements based on Android OS.
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Elixir is a language based on Erlang VM, which means that there are more than 30 years of experience in building good virtual machines under the hood. This and the beauty of Elixir  programming have convinced many companies to migrate some or all of their services using this language. Here are some of them:
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The success of Brexit referendum proved to be a huge blow to the image of London as the European tech capital. For months, the fears have grown. In fact, 2016 has been a great year for UK's startups. While the future of the financial passport and the access to EU talent remains uncertain, the European markets should remain open for the UK companies, and they should continue to increasingly depend on the efficiency of remote teams based in EU countries.
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When creating a product, many clients have concerns about the work of professionals who will be implementing their idea. This is accompanied by many questions: whether it is better to choose less experienced programmers for less money or more experienced but more expensive. Naturally, the latter may incur higher costs for the project, but only in the short term. In the long term, an experienced developer from a good web development company will prove to be a much better – and eventually cheaper – option than you expect.
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Ruby Brief #46 - Japanese Community, Shopify, GitItBack

Did you know about the strong Ruby community in Japan? They even have a governmental sponsorship. Read about how Ruby development in Japan is different, the story of Shopify’s Rails 5 update, GitItBack – the first platform for tracking GitHub community contributions, and more.
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Celebrating a city is about celebrating the individuals that make it remarkable. That’s why we want to focus on the most successful startup founders of 2017 that are based in NYC. Of course, to make the list you had to meet the following criteria:  Founder of a stable, yet promising startup in 2017, Founder based or started startup in NYC, Recent achievements and success.
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5 Tips On How To Be a User-Friendly QA Specialist

When delivering a final product, you might find yourself facing a tight deadline. The project has to meet certain specifications and the client’s requirements, and it needs to be free of bugs. In the midst of all that, end users are often forgotten. Users are going to have a bad time using your product if their needs are not taken into account during the development phase. This can, in turn, result in a product that is difficult to use and prone to human error. People tend to blame themselves for obstacles and errors they encounter using a product. This is quite unfortunate but mostly avoidable. See how you can avoid it. 
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Berlin’s tech scene is thriving. So much so that Germany’s capital apparently welcomes a new startup every 20 minutes, according to advisory agency Gruenden. And whilst it hasn’t quite taken over European leader, London, Germany’s capital currently ranks 7th in the world for startups with an estimated 2,400 new firms located there. The city also has a knack for attracting investment with €2.4 billion in venture capital invested in Berlin’s startup scene last year, according to Ernst and Young.
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Ember-fastboot is a server-side rendering mechanism for the Ember.js framework. It’s almost ready for release, with some minor bugs in Github issues, but there is already a release candidate for 1.0.0. We haven't used fastboot in production until recently, so we needed to build a deployment pipeline from scratch. The open-source community is absolutely amazing with all the blocks available. All you need to do is to connect the blocks properly – check out how.
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In every business setting, there are several dreaded, time-consuming and repetitive activities which we must carry out to keep the wheels spinning. Somebody has to do them regardless of the very low fun factor. We are a software company, though – we simplify and automate complicated things for a living, so why not do it for the boring part of our jobs, too?
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When developing a product, startup founders and product owners have to face many decisions about its shape. How to evaluate which of them are good and which can bear a detrimental impact on the product's performance? One of the methods of doing this is a UX review, during which the product undergoes a comprehensive analysis of user experience and business goals. Take a look at how the UX review helped one of our clients, whym, decide on which direction they should take.
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It is often easy to get lost while trying to choose the optimal graphic format for image(s). Regardless of parameters, we can easily divide types of graphics into raster and vector formats. Raster graphics are widely used and have a huge amount of formats. If we narrow down our search to W3C-approved formats, we have three popular raster formats - JPEG, GIF, and PNG. If you want to use the modern vector format - we only have SVG. And this is the format that I would like to focus on here.
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React Native has been trending in the tech news for a few years now. Since Facebook officially introduced it as an open source project, many corporations have leveraged it in development. It’s not surprising, as React Native holds a promise of building apps for multiple platforms at the same time.  Apps created with React Native nearly always shares most of the codebase. Some apps, like Facebook or Instagram integrate React Native into an existing, native app. Even if only some of your codebase is shared between different operating systems, it still can provide a save of time and, in consequence, money. But how does it stack up against Swift in practice?
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evvnt is a tool for event promoters allowing them to submit their event information once and then to share it across 40+ event listing sites based on your events category and location. The company has operated on the market for 5 years now, supplying their service in over 139 countries – both for local and international event promoters – and in multiple industries.
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Have you ever wondered how developers contribute in your organisation? Are you curious how your company stacks up against such big players as Facebook, Google or Netflix? Or maybe you just want to know how you and your colleagues, as developers, are doing in the organisation? This data was not presented anywhere. Until now. We used the GitHub API to build a platform that will present GitHub stats from any organisation you want. Now, you can verify the most active devs, compare companies, and track contributions in your organisation.
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Product Design Sprint helped many of our clients make their products successful and reduce the risk associated with bringing a new product, service or feature to the market. They confirmed PDS has the power to streamline processes and increase efficiency. We didn't want to go barefoot like the proverbial shoemaker's child, so we decided to run PDS internally.
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Apps for Good (AfG) is one of our favourite projects – a registered charity is transforming the way technology is taught in schools, partnering with educators to deliver its app development course to young people.
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We did it! Netguru has made it to the list of 1000 fastest growing companies in Europe. With the 644-percent revenue growth between 2012 and 2015 (65 percent year on year on average), our company was ranked 188, outperforming such big tech players as Skyscanner and Spotify. We would not have been recognised but for the hard work of our team. We also believe that our mindset and business strategy laid the foundation for this success. We promote our values internally and externally, which helps us achieve our business goals. Today, we would like to share the seven core qualities of our company we preach and practice on a daily basis. All of them made it possible for us to grow exponentially over just a few years.
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Can a single mistake of a software developer ruin an entire company? The answer is yes, but only if the software development company doesn’t know how to learn from its past mistakes and grow as an organisation.
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