COMPLEX WEB APPS MADE SIMPLE

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AngularJS to Angular Upgrade Process (Part 1)

Published by Matej
8 min read

I believe we can all agree that web development is evolving at a rapid pace. Frameworks, libraries, tools, guidelines, best practices and new APIs appear out of nowhere every day. I bet there are many of us with ever-growing todo lists or to be more accurate, to-read lists and opened browser tabs with new technologies. […]

The performance of styled React components

Published by Michal
6 min read

Introduction Styling React components has always been a very discussed theme. Since the first release of React, hundreds of packages taking care of our styles have been published. You may ask which one has the fastest scripting time, render time or which one is the smallest and that is exactly what I will try to […]

Report from EmberJS Pro workshop 2017

Published by Matej
4 min read

Recently, we took an awesome business trip to Berlin. Mike North from Simplabs, an experienced Pluralsight author, and Ember contributor gave a great Ember workshop and we were lucky enough to see a talk by Tom Dale. Surprisingly, there is a Eurocity train which goes from Budapest, via Bratislava, Brno, and Berlin all the way […]

Is Prepack ready for production?

Published by Oliver
4 min read

Introduction Prepack is currently the new shiny toy in the world of Javascript. It aims to reduce initialization time of JavaScript code, by eliminating computations which can be done at compile-time instead of run-time. Prepack is all about the initialization phase of the code. It replaces the global code of a JavaScript bundle with equivalent […]

Trip to Denver

Published by David
3 min read

In March we made a business trip with a team of developers and colleagues from OAK’S LAB to Denver.

Search by radius in Redis

Published by Ondrej
2 min read

Since version 3.2.0 Redis that was released on May 6, 2016, the database introduces geospatial commands. Simply said it means that you can ask database like this: I would like to get list of nearest airports in selected location. Let’s extend this use case with pagination and implement it with Ruby.

Report from NG-NL 2017

Published by Matej
4 min read

Amsterdam. Big, cosmopolitan, English-speaking, bicycle-riding, welcoming city, where a typical everlasting scent “guides” you throughout the streets. Your camera won’t stay in your pocket or backpack for long, because the first building you see, is the Amsterdam Central Station.   Amsterdam Central Station The location of this building is great for tourism because it’s a […]

Ruby Stories 2

Published by David
1 min read

Three weeks ago we hosted our next episode of Ruby Stories series. This time in a new venue that is usually used for theatre plays.  So it had a nice acoustic suitable for speaking without a microphone.

Test Pyramid

Published by Jiří Werner
5 min read

Why do testing at all? It goes without saying that modern web development cannot be done without some form of automated testing. Working on a code base without a solid test suite is just creating problems in the long run and inviting a lot of future pains when your new feature breaks the app, and […]

Open-Closed Principle in Ruby

Published by Tom Kadwill
3 min read

Open-closed is one of the SOLID principles, an acronym originally coined by Uncle Bob. In this post I will cover what open-closed is, why it is important and how it applies to Ruby.