Software development

Since the advent of Web 2.0, social interaction is king. Now, almost every single mobile app works in the environment of its users exchanging ideas through content authoring, comments, likes and shares. Even the simplest and most “personal” of them, like personal planners, address books and to-do lists, enable users to put their data in the cloud, share them with others and access them using a myriad of devices and interfaces. The bottom line is that every one of them needs a back-end and an API to talk to. Read the full article →

This is how we Jam!

by michal.warkocz January 30, 2015 Agile software development
Thumbnail image for This is how we Jam! A quick guide on how to win a Game Jam Have you ever considered joining any coding marathon like a Game Jam, but were too afraid to do it? Or did you join one and it didn’t go as you planned? If your answer to any of those question was ‘Yes’ – don’t worry. It […]
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Magic Strings – No More!

by michal.warkocz December 30, 2014 Architecture
Thumbnail image for Magic Strings – No More! How many times have you had to work with some Legacy code? Was it readable? Silly question… But what was the main problem? If the code was written in an unclear way and you did not have any idea how to refactor it please visit my post under this LINK. I have recently stumbled across another […]
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ORMs – Love them or hate them?

by PBorowa December 18, 2014 Architecture
Thumbnail image for ORMs – Love them or hate them? For many reasons we have grown to love our ORMs. We enjoy the simplicity of Entity Framework, the way it separates us from the old much unappreciated world of stored procedures and the T-SQL. We also love the nHibernate for its maturity and the amount of features it provides.
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Clean Code – Is my code always readable?

by michal.warkocz December 11, 2014 Architecture
Thumbnail image for Clean Code – Is my code always readable? Did you ever have to go back to a fragment of code that you wrote a month or year ago? How did it feel? Was it easy or did you have to figure out how it worked from scratch? If you need more than just one look, there is a good chance that you are […]
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How to use custom fonts in Android apps (and not get fat)

by DDekanski August 1, 2014 Android
Thumbnail image for How to use custom fonts in Android apps (and not get fat) Fonts have always been a vital part of brand identity and UI design. With the development of modern Web standards it has become easy to implement customized fonts in websites, but native mobile apps somehow still lag behind in this area. Platform guides warn us against unleashing our creativity in that aspect and state that […]
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