Why These Famous Startups Failed and How Can We Learn From Their Mistakes
Undoubtedly, failure is the key to success – all business people would agree with this quotation. Nevertheless, they would surely prefer to learn from other people’s mistakes. If you want to set up your own startup, you can learn a lot from a one which ended up badly.
Optimizing Apps for iPhone X is Crucial. Learn Why!
Remember watching panoramic movies on an old 4:3 TV? Did you like the big black bars on the top and bottom of the display? Sure you didn’t – unless you’re a fan of wasted space. Imagine that dozens of millions iPhone X users are in the similar situation right now.
How a Lite Version Can Help Your App Get Better
Lite apps have fewer features than their full-sized counterparts. But at the same time, they use less RAM, mobile data, battery, and storage. Less is more? Many think so! Minimalist app design, already employed by Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft, may be the key to getting your product more popular.
Is Flutter The Best Way To Build Cross-Platform Mobile Apps?
When building a new application nowadays, you don’t have to constrain yourself to only one of two major systems on the market – iOS or Android. At this point, many companies have figured out that maybe they could develop a tool that would allow us to write only one codebase for both systems.
How to Enhance Company Communications with Slack
As a person who works remotely, I can tell you: once you open Slack, you are at work, no matter what time or place. On your computer or phone – there’s an app for every device. As The Verge reported at the beginning of Slack’s successful career, its users are spending nearly 10 hours logged in every day.
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Will React Native Save You Money? A Word from a Developer
React Native is changing the mobile world. There’s no doubt why “Cut costs in half, and everything will work out beautiful and smooth” attracts mobile app owners to cross-platform technologies. But I would like to put a cat among the pigeons and talk about the development reality from the business perspective.
5 Novelties in PostgreSQL 10 That Will Make You a Happier Developer
In the past few years, we’ve heard a lot about NoSQL databases: Redis, MongoDB, Cassandra, Memchached, or DynamoDB, to name a few. Even though they gained a lot of deserved hype, the good old relational databases are mostly irreplaceable.
5 Ways to Cultivate Company Culture with Branded Swag
Swag bag, goodies, freebies, giveaways, gifts, welcome packs, starter kits… Whatever you may call them, they are all like video game cheats. Once you have them, you enjoy the game 100,000 times more. These “cheats” may as well make your company culture more prominent and reinforce your brand as an employer.
Why Backlog Refinement Will Make Your Product Rock
Every scrum master faces the challenge of making the team understand what the story point estimation is for. The most common explanation is that you estimate the time you need to complete the story. Is it? And what does backlog refinement have to do with it?.
How Do You Fight Smog with Machine Learning? We Tried, and This Is What Happened
Carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, particulates, and many other air pollutants form smog – the environmental nightmare hanging over cities in many countries. The smog levels in Poland frequently breach the statutory limits, especially in the winter, when the concentration of substances such as PM10 can exceed the norm by more than 500 percent.
The Problem with Internet of Things You Don’t Want to Think About
Internet of Things is proliferating. In a few years’ time, you will wake up in a world where almost every device you interact with is equipped with some kind of a “sense”. But there is a price for giving devices the ability to communicate with the outer world, namely potential security vulnerabilities.
7 Things a Startup Should Know About Machine Learning
Nowadays, there is a lot of hype around machine learning, data science, artificial intelligence, deep learning, and the like. If you wonder how it could fit your project’s needs or how to talk to ‘techies’ about it (and understand what they say back at you), or maybe you are a ‘tech person’ and would like to know how to get started in machine learning – hopefully this post would help you with that.