Playing Lean – a board game in the service of product building

Sitting through lectures on thermodynamics won’t make you feel any closer to flying just as sitting through lectures on startups and Lean won’t let you feel any closer to investing in your idea.

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How we signed over 500 users, closed $250k seed round and acquired big brands as new customers during infoShare 2016 – lessons learned

InfoShare 2016 has given Neoteric a lot of opportunities but it was also a big challenge for us. For the first time, Neoteric and AmberHub have sponsored the event, which is the biggest and the most important start-up fest in CEE. We exhibited four start-ups: SkillHunt, SaaS Manager, SchematicLab, and Appoint.ly. All of them achieved [...]


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26 May 2016 in  People

Want To Develop? Share Your Knowledge!

Being a programmer forces you to grow continuously. People learn something new every day in many different ways: from articles, books, videos, courses, etc. Yet, there is one more great option to get knowledge. As you may guess by the title of this article - it’s through teaching others. Over the time of being an instructor [...]


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19 May 2016 in  People

5 myths about outsourcing IT in a start-up

Have you ever wondered why building a scalable MVP is such a challenge? Hiring top developers is hard and expensive. Building a scalable solution with state-of-the-art UX requires the skill set of 4-7 people. Can you afford such a team? Even if, is it the smartest way to spend your first investment? As it was [...]


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11 May 2016 in  Business

Make sure your website does not suck!

No matter how much time you’ve spent designing it, no matter how pretty it is, no matter how much you like it, there comes a time when you have to face it: your website sucks. It doesn’t matter how cool it was on the release day - the time has gone and whatever was great back [...]


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05 May 2016 in  Business

Do the magic with GIT

What is Git? Every programmer should know Git, but for those who don’t, I will introduce it a little bit. Let's assume you have to make some application - you have to improve it all the time and there comes a moment when you realize that you made some huge mistake which destroyed a part of your work. It would be very [...]


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21 Apr 2016 in  Technical

TypeScript – the Missing Part of JavaScript

The renascence is coming for front-end developers. A great success of Angular pushed the Google team to create another version of this framework. Huge feedback from the community made a big impact on Google’s approach to creating it. Angular 2 was written in TypeScript because of the advantages that come with the types system. It also supports ES5, ES6 [...]


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07 Apr 2016 in  Technical

Schematic Lab – Innovative Application for Electronic Circuits Design

Challenge We were approached by founders with an idea of creating a web application that will enable its users to design electric circuits. The presented product concept was convincing – there aren’t many tools for that and most of them are outdated. We needed to focus on: The ease of use in producing schematics & printed circuit boards The [...]


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31 Mar 2016 in  Business

Be a Dear and Preprocess Your CSS

CSS is dumb. It’s not a thesis, there is no need to prove it. CSS is dumb and it’s a fact. It was never meant to be neither elegant nor complex. It is supposed to be simple enough so that anyone who spares just a moment can understand it. There are only a few syntax rules that you need to follow and a library [...]


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23 Mar 2016 in  Technical

How to get on a project with an outsourcing company?

From our previous article you've learned how to do research and what to focus on to choose the right outsourcing company. (If you haven't done it yet, feel free to read it now.) Since you've chosen the outsourcing company that you want to work with on your project, remember that it is very important to state [...]


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17 Mar 2016 in  Business

How to Make Your Web App Mobile with Cordova

There comes a time when you have to make a mobile application from your web application. Is it harder and more time-consuming to transfer a  ready-made web application to mobile rather than doing it from scratch? Thanks to Apache Cordova it's easy. However, it is still time-consuming when you need to install and choose the best [...]


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10 Mar 2016 in  Technical