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Introduction To Agile Retrospective: Dos and Don'ts For Project Managers

I remember hearing about Agile for the first time. The concept behind it seemed pretty straightforward: sprints, planning sessions, and backlog—it all looked like it could really help us accomplish more in the same timeframe (especially in comparison to Waterfall). 

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End-To-End Testing With CodeceptJS

Piotr Michalski

February 1, 2018 | QA

One of the first things one learns as a quality assurance specialists is that there are three basic types of automated tests: unit, integration, and end-to-end tests.

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People to Watch If You’re a Vue.js Developer [Infographic]

Karolina Gawron

January 23, 2018 | Development Vue.js

You probably already know this: the first step to learning something in any subject is acknowledging that you don’t necessarily know it all inside out.

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Thunderbird Starts Working on Improving Its Interface—Take Part In the Survey

Our latest post on the Thunderbird redesign drew a lot of buzz from industry press. Some people loved the new, modern look, others preferred Thunderbird’s current default version. As a result, the mockups stirred some lively conversation on social media sites like Reddit and few other places on the Web, including OMGUbuntu, Antyweb or the Thunderbird Twitter.

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A Wrap-Up of 2017 in Eleven Episodes

Monterail Team

January 9, 2018 | Culture

2017 was a real adventure and a genuine milestone for our team. And just in case some of us happened to forget what awesome human beings we’re working with, we’re going to write all the great stuff that happened last year down.

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How To Index Array of Objects in Elasticsearch

Recently, I’ve been playing around with a search in Elasticsearch and got stuck with development when attempting to work with an array of objects. Indexing went fine, the query results, however, did not look as expected.

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How To Shape Pricing Strategy of a SaaS Product

Kamil Nicieja

November 9, 2017 | Business

Startups can fund growth either by spending VC money or by the money they earn from their customers. A business can use a variety of pricing strategies when selling a product or service—and, according to Price Intelligently’s SaaS Pricing Strategy ebook , a good pricing strategy is twice as efficient than improving retention and four times as efficient as acquisition. Even though, out of every 10 blog posts on growth, 70% are focused on acquisition, 20% are centered on retention, and only 10% is about pricing.
 
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State of Vue.js — Key Takeaways from the Report

Karolina Gawron

October 30, 2017 | Business Vue.js

This is really exciting: our team has just wrapped up the work on State of Vue.js—a comprehensive report crafted for developers and technology businesses interested in making educated decisions about their  stack.

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What Did I Learn After Going Eighteen Months Without Rails

A couple of months back, I finished my first major project with Ruby but sans Rails. You probably don’t know that, but I’m one of these people who first try to master a framework and only then look at the language documentation. This is the approach taught by “the Rails way.” When I started my adventure with Rails, I believed it to be a perfect framework, God’s gift to developers. A couple of months later, I saw big, old RoR projects… and I wanted nothing more than to run away from Ruby as far away as possible.

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Perks And Highlights of VueConf 2017

It was hard to go back to our day-to-day reality after those incredible couple of days at VueConf. The whole thing felt curiously like closing a chapter, and a very long one at that. Putting everything in place took us nearly seven months and now was over, just like that. Leaving us just a little bit nostalgic.

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