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17.05.2019Cyprian Łakomy

Mobile apps for business. Do you need one?

While more and more people use the Internet on mobile devices, it's not always the reason your company should build its native mobile app. Luckily, there are enough alternatives to solve the problems of your audience and let your business grow.

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8.05.2019 | Cyprian Łakomy

10 infoShare 2019 highlights by Prograils

Cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and women in tech are among main themes of infoShare 2019. Right before joining the biggest tech conference in Central Eastern Europe, we looked upon the agenda and chose ten events you simply cannot miss.

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30.04.2019 | Cyprian Łakomy

Elixir books and courses for beginners

Elixir is one of the main weapons of our dev team. We chose the best books and courses that will help you get started. Take the first sip!

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19.04.2019 | Cyprian Łakomy

Elixir and Phoenix: Top Apps & Websites | Web Development

Some time ago, we have published an article with case studies of four major companies using Elixir in production. These companies were Bleacher Report, Discord, Moz and Pinterest. The list is definitely longer. Let's now take a look at some famous websites built with Elixir and Phoenix.

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4.04.2019 | Cyprian Łakomy

Tech events in Poznań you need to visit in 2019

From small room meetups to big conferences hosting hundreds of visitors, entrepreneurs and tech industry enthusiasts. The list of 2019 tech events in Poznań is growing. We chose these worth your immediate attention.

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22.03.2019 | Cyprian Łakomy

New features in Rails 6: Multiple databases, parallel tests, Action Mailbox and more

After several working versions released previously, Rails 6.0 is finally out, bringing changes extracted from or built by dev teams behind the framework's flagship products like Basecamp or GitHub. Let's see what new features its final release is bringing and consider if it's for the better or worse for the Ruby on Rails ecosystem.

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14.03.2019 | Cyprian Łakomy

Software outsourcing - what is it? Benefits for your business

Google, Apple, Buffer are some of many tech giants who outsource software work to external development teams. But is outsourcing a fit for your purpose? Let's compare it with working with an in-house development team and highlight possible scenarios for your business.

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19.02.2019 | Cyprian Łakomy

Ruby vs Elixir Comparison. Which One Is Better for Your Software Project?

The debate over Ruby’s possible decline and the brand new era of Elixir seems to be alive and well in the dev community with threads like ‘Is Ruby on Rails dead?’ and ‘Will Elixir Phoenix destroy Ruby on Rails?’ on Quora and numerous similar topics on Reddit. But what if we are asking the wrong questions?

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8.02.2019 | Cyprian Łakomy

A ticket to transparent project management. How Trello boards help us control our daily workflow

Effective communication is critical to project management. Trello boards are an essential tool for making our software development process fully transparent to the client. Let’s discuss our Trello flow in a more detailed way. Ready? Go!

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18.01.2019 | Cyprian Łakomy

Rails i18n: LIT Internationalization. The New Translation

Introducing Lit 1.0: a reworked i18n Ruby gem that will make your web app's translation a lot easier. Watch the video for details!

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31.10.2018 | Cyprian Łakomy

We have published the Free Elixir Course. Because it’s awesome

And because we think it’s a proper way to showcase our developers' skills. What’s more, we believe it’s right to encourage people like you to learn and improve. We are part of the movement based on knowledge sharing and we are proud to say thanks with a learning resource so awesome as our Free Elixir Course.

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23.10.2018 | Michał Majchrzycki

From apps to Lego blocks and "Little Red Riding Hood". How I teach my daughters to code

I am a father of three incredible girls - one is five and two are three years old. They are much smarter than I am, and they are learning so fast, you can’t even imagine. But the greatest thing is their imagination. Amazing, indescribable imagination. Sometimes I try to learn something from my kids and this is what I did. About coding of course.

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20.09.2018 | Cyprian Łakomy

How to Relaunch an App Successfully? 10 Useful Tips

So you want to impress the world with major changes in your application. Or give another try to the product which didn’t meet the high expectations. It can be hit or miss. What steps do you need to take before deploying it, not to repeat the same old mistakes, lose money and really shine among the competitors? Here are 10 tips for making an app’s relaunch a success.

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6.09.2018 | Cyprian Łakomy

Top Ruby gems you can’t miss in 2019

It took us three long years to give you an update on the best Ruby gems our devs find the most useful in their work. But, well, here it is. We are extremely pleased to bring you the list of gems you simply cannot miss in 2019.

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16.08.2018 | Jacek Mikołajczak

Bailiff 2.0: How my recruitment app helps manage team expenses

The recruitment process may look very different and may have a different number of steps, depending on the size of the company or a position you are applying for. Let me share with you the path I had to pass in order to become a junior Ruby on Rails developer at Prograils. This, however, was not some useless task you are usually asked to complete in order to get hired. I am happy that the outcome of my work, the app called Bailiff2.0 is now in frequent use among the team members of our software house to manage daily expenses.

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9.08.2018 | Cyprian Łakomy

First steps with Clean Architecture and VIPER

VIPER is a relatively new Clean Architecture iOS app design pattern, which has gained much attention and applause lately. Let us take a walk and examine its main features, as well as the basics of Clean Architecture itself.

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