Why Ruby on Rails Is Still a Good Choice in 2020 [UPDATED]
On the cusp of each new year, we’re usually pelted by articles proclaiming the death of this gem of a framework. And while Ruby on Rails is almost 15 years old, it’s nowhere close to passing on from the world of...
How to Prepare a Product Spec When Outsourcing Software Development
It usually goes like this: you spend long hours with your team on creating a perfect brief for your product. You send it out to a few software companies and receive a set of additional questions from every one of them....
What's the Difference Between a Proof of Concept, Prototype, and MVP?
In the world of software development, you'll hear these three terms thrown around during almost every project. Proof of concept, prototype, and minimum viable product.
Leveraging Squads in the Agile Software Development — fromAtoB Case Study
Choosing the right software product development framework is one of the most essential (and difficult) tasks that need tackling in the early stages of every project. One available product development approach involves...
The Most Interesting UX Conferences You Should Be Attending in 2020
Every year brings its share of new industry conferences. So, in order to cut down the sheer number of events to something more manageable, we sat down with the whole Monterail design team to identify the ones we think...
What Happened at Monterail in 2019—a Recap in Eleven Points
As we pass into the new year, many of us do some sort of mental recap of the past twelve months. Without such a reflection, chances are you will forget about pretty great things.
Six Famous Companies Using Elixir—And Why They Made the Switch
Elixir is a functional and dynamic programming language first released in 2011, so it’s still relatively new.
Hi!5 at Monterail—Employee Sabbatical Leave Stories
Since the introduction of the institution of sabbatical leave at Monterail, a paid month-long leave for any employee who has reached their five-year mark with the company (read here why we did it), a couple of our...
Is Flutter the Future of Mobile Development?—Flutter vs React Native in 2020
What is Flutter? How is it different from React Native? Is it a good choice for MVP (Minimum Viable Product)? And is it really the future of mobile application development?
Client Stories: Cooleaf—from Startup To Profitable HR Tech For Enterprises
In many organizations, HR is viewed as a cost center rather than a strategic part of the business, contributing to its poor reputation.
Is Python Slow? Use Cases and Comparison to Other Languages
Python is well known to be one of the most useful programming languages. You can do almost anything with it—from Web/desktop applications, through image processing, up to data science and machine learning.
HR Tech Expert Series: The Global Ecosystem—Interview with Enrique Rubio
The global HR tech market is booming and further growth is predicted by experts. With a skyrocketing number of latest HR tech tools, companies struggle to keep up and choose the right ones.
Why Use Python for Machine Learning?
Machine Learning is currently one of the hottest topics in the industry and companies have been racing to have it incorporated into their products, especially apps.
Ruby on Rails FAQ—What You Need to Know to Choose Right
To build a Web application that effortlessly serves your target audience, you have to make sure your chosen technology stack has the necessary capabilities.
HR Tech Opinion Leaders to Follow in 2020—Europe and Beyond
As HR tech gains momentum, the amount of online information covering the topic seems to grow exponentially. Sifting through the noise to find valuable insights might be tricky.