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JavaScript  Product Design  Data Visualization  User Experience 

19 Best JavaScript Data Visualization Libraries [Updated 2023]
To what extent does your app rely on data? It probably does in some way. Even if the app is not exactly business-oriented, you’d probably need data for the admin panel, the dashboard, performance tracking, and similar...
Jakub Majorek

Culture  D&I 

5 Things You Can Do to Implement DEI Policies At Your Organization
Working towards increasing diversity in the tech industry and creating an inclusive workplace have always been our priorities for Monterail, not only as an organization but also as a group of people who care about...
Matylda Chmielewska
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Business  Development  Ruby/Rails 

Why Ruby on Rails Is Still a Good Choice in 2023 [Updated]
Every year, we’re pelted by articles proclaiming the death of this gem of a framework. And while Ruby on Rails (RoR) is over 15 years old, it’s nowhere close to passing on from the programming world.
Maja Nowak

QA  Culture 

QA Engineering in Software Development: Dispelling the Myths
When people think of the job of Quality Assurance in software development, they often think of the role of a software tester, a person who finds and reports critical bugs, and signs off on the new release or update of a...
Paul Preusser

Project Management  Business  Agile 

Introduction To Agile Retrospectives: Project Manager Dos and Don'ts
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...
Olgierd Gawroński


We’ve Delivered Over 100 Ruby Projects. This is What We've Learned
Monterail has been using Ruby on Rails for a long time. So much so that we were already writing about Rails back in 2008! During that period, we successfully delivered over 100 projects powered by Ruby or Ruby on Rails.
Tomasz Kania-Orzeł


Our Experience Working With Partners in the Middle East
Monterail has had exciting projects with Middle Eastern partners and also keeps a regular presence in the region: our team visits Dubai often for meetings and events, such as the Step Conference. These were fruitful...
Carlos Oliveira
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Technology  Flutter 

Top 10 Apps Built Using Flutter
The popularity of technologies enables organizations to embrace the surge of mobile traffic is a no-brainer. According to Statcounter, 60.28 percent of all web traffic came through mobile channels in 2022, and - as all...
Kaja Grzybowska
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9 Companies Using Vue.js in 2023
Vue.js is an open-source front-end JavaScript framework created in 2014 by a lone developer, Evan You. Since its inception, it has gained massive popularity among developers and companies alike. Let’s take a look at how...
Oskar Mieczkowski

Business  Cost Optimization 

Two Ways to Optimize Development Cost: Cheap Delivery or Maintenance
Success in the software market results from three factors: the ability to deliver products fast, at scale, and within the defined budget. Fast time-to-market guarantees that we outpace the competition that probably...
Kaja Grzybowska
Angular vs React

React  Angular 

Angular vs. React—Which One To Choose For Your Web App?
JavaScript developers will agree that the right framework saves weeks of production time. The plan — write less code and ship a functional frontend faster. You are here to discover the practical difference between...
Michael Sols
UX Conferences in Europe 2022

User Experience  Conference 

The Most Interesting UX Design Conferences in Europe [Updated 2023]
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...
Bartosz Andrzejewski
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Product Design 

UX Consulting: Why Does Your Project Need It?
It is debatable what makes the best design, but when it comes to UX it will most likely be removed instead of adding elements. And that is quite a challenge: it is hard to "kill your darlings," and it is not easy to...
Kaja Grzybowska

JavaScript  Development  Angular  AngularJS 

AngularJS vs. Angular in 2023 - When and How to Migrate Your App?
Getting into a project based on Angular.js in its 1.4 version is not the most exciting thing that can happen to a programmer in 2023. And it doesn’t matter whether you’re a junior front-end developer or a senior...

Development  Ruby/Rails 

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.
Zuzia Kusznir
consensus algorithm

Technology  Web3 

What is a Consensus Algorithm in Blockchain
In the third article in the blockchain series, I will answer the following questions:
Gilbert Komin
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