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On Twitter, you can also find a vast and thriving community of designers and developers who share their knowledge and sources of inspiration. In this article, I will pinpoint the 15 best Twitter designers' profiles that, in my opinion, could turn out to be a rich resource of incentive and fresh ideas for you.
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Every year at Netguru we work on over 40 mobile and web development projects. It can be quite a challenge to build software in the agile way while solving all potential problems, managing workflow, and keeping all issues under control. We manage it without difficulty by basing our development process on the following 10 rules. Check them out!
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Every day, we tackle problems more complex than those we’ve previously solved. In this blog post, I would like to extend concepts previously discussed in my previous post - problem solving with a mathematical approach.
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What You Pay For When You're Hiring a Designer

So you need something designed. You think you might want to hire a designer but are hesitant and unsure. The experience of hiring designers is a little bit different to that of buying software, services or hiring, say, programmers. You look for a close, personal fit with a designer because the creative process you will share can require a special kind of mutual trust, intimacy and sensitivity. This is not necessarily easy to find between people who have never met before. It’s also a process It’s a process that can be overshadowed by big questions (e.g. what can you expect for the money you spend), and some deep misconceptions (such as thinking designers are wizards). Let’s demystify some things about hiring designers.
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No longer just a “hobby” for one of Silicon Valley’s most gigantic tech companies, the new generation of Apple TV is finally making this particular line of products at last seem like something that we should all be taking seriously.
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Are you an active user of Twitter? Great! If not - get there as fast as you can and follow these 15 startup influencers. Recommended by an online marketing specialist!
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At Netguru, we are approached by a wide variety of clients with a whole host of projects ranging from some with just the kernel of an idea to others with a more detailed plan to be implemented. From startups to large corporations. When starting a greenfield project it is often necessary to establish two factors, a timeline and a budget. We can help in defining both by applying one of three approaches to creating an MVP.
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I had an opportunity to write an app with deeply nested relationships between models in the backend, and in this post I’ll give some examples showing why JSON API is the best choice for such an app.
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Game Testing vs. Application Testing: the Ultimate Fight

Sounds nice, huh? Getting paid to play games! Or surfing the web and having fun with all those applications. If you’ve ever considered a career in the testing industry, I can tell you one thing - appearances can be deceiving. I’ve been in both game testing and app testing roles. Sit down, get comfy, and I’ll show you around a little bit.
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Procrastination or, in layman's terms, just putting things off for ‘later’ is a problem faced by almost all people, including programmers. The modern lifestyle has its own demands and we need to stay on target with our to-dos, so to save you from losing your grip on your daily tasks here are couple of tips to help you get stuff done.
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Necessity may be the mother of invention, but when the PM team at Netguru needs knowledge, they don’t reinvent the wheel - they organize webinars. This time, we found out how project managers can benefit from using developers' tools such as GitHub, CircleCI, Rollbar, CodeClimate and New Relic. Check it out!
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How do you go about creating a positive and enthusiastic working environment that breeds a culture of high morale and high productivity levels amongst your employees? It’s a great question, and one that many top companies are continuously committed to answering – and we are, too!
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Why We've Switched From HipChat to Slack

We’ve used Hipchat for a very long time. Overall we were satisfied about the tool and the workflow it offers. But then Slack materialised.
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You develop an application, it starts growing, but at the same time your expanding userbase might slow the app down. So what can you do about it? Well, it’s time for load testing! I'll focus on the one of the easiest tools - Apache Bench.
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Test all the Things! Types and Examples of Software Tests

It’s easy for a junior tester to feel intimidated by the huge number of software tests out there. The volume of material, information and tests available on the internet can be overwhelming. To put some order on this chaos, we’ve divided things up into two sections: Test Levels and Types of Software Tests. To help make things even clearer - we’ve also included some practical examples of each test. If you feel a little bit lost with the names and categories of the test world - this is exactly what you need to read!
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Have you just started your first job at a professional software development company? Do you feel a little bit lost in the new environment?I would like to share some tips and tricks I learned after a couple of weeks at Netguru. Had I known them before I started, they would have saved me some grief!
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Regardless of who you are - customer, developer, QA or PM - it’s good to know what you can expect from those involved in the same project. This article should give you an insight into the basics of who is who in a given project.
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When it comes to communicating your ideas about a new piece of software to developers, it’s not unusual for entrepreneurs to feel a little flustered when trying to relay the finer details of your vision. It can be done quickly and effectively if you follow this simple manual. Enjoy!
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Imagine the following: you’ve hit on a great idea for a digital product. You want to run with it, but some doubts remain.
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FinTech is the new digital landscape for the world of finance. In London, UK, there is a thriving FinTech community, with a specialised hub of innovation found at Level39 on Canary Wharf. Netguru can now proudly announce that we have become official members of Level39.
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