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November 13, 2020

Git as the Core of the Development Process

Git as the Core of the Development Process Understandably, with so many massive projects behind us, our customers often wonder how exactly we manage our source code and if our version control processes will be…

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November 12, 2020

What Is Gitflow and Why Should You Use It?

What Is Gitflow and Why Should You Use It? For those of you who are not yet familiar with Git, Gitflow or version control systems (VCSs) in general, these are comprehensive technical solutions to manage…

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Fail-Fast
March 2, 2020

How to Recover from Business Failure? Fail Fast, Learn Faster

By now, most readers will already be familiar with the Agile concept of failing fast. For those who aren’t, however, this is a highly influential development approach that encourages companies to take bold, decisive action, because…

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July 12, 2019

What is Wrong with the Waterfall Model?

Despite the fact that for a very long time, it completely dominated the world of software development, today, it is difficult to find anyone who would rise in stalwart defence of the rusting Waterfall approach.…

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June 24, 2019

How Scrum Works and Why You Should Choose It

In one of our previous articles, we explored the XP development process and how it moulded us into the company that we have become today. But because every yin needs its yang, today, we’re taking…

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May 29, 2019

The Values, Principles and Practices of Extreme Programming

Already on his first day of classes at the University of Oregon, at the very young age of 18, Agile demigod Kent Beck somehow knew he was destined for greatness. As the head of his…

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May 8, 2019

Last October, Prime Minister Theresa May caused quite a stir in Parliament when she bravely announced to the world that her Brexit deal was “95 percent complete.” The widespread confusion, however, was wholly understandable. After…

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April 26, 2019

Why We Work with Full-Stack Developers

The “one expert per technology” mindset is as culturally pervasive as it is clearly detrimental, yet its origin is actually understandable. After all, if you have a heart condition, you go see a cardiologist, if…

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January 28, 2019

Agile for Larger Projects

It is no secret that when the Agile methodology was first conceived, this was done with fairly small development teams in mind. Yet today, with Agile’s increasing popularity in software companies across the globe, the…

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January 23, 2019

Software Metrics: How We Promote Transparency

If you’ve ever worked on a project where very little — if any — attempt was made to keep everyone involved up to speed with development, then you’ll certainly understand how infuriating this can be.…

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