Codest’s weekly report of best tech articles. Sorbet and Libra (12)

Some pretty large news hit this week. Sorbet, the type checker for Ruby originally delivered at Stripe is finally open-source. Facebook also opened up about it’s an upcoming cryptocurrency, Libra. All that and more below.

How to build a comprehensive product from idea to MVP?

MVP is an approach in product development, which we strongly appreciate and recommend to our clients. Recently, we have been working on one MVP, which brought us lots of experience that I would like to share with you. This is a really valuable lesson showing how to build a comprehensive product from an initial idea to the MVP development.

Scrum or not to scrum? Pros and cons of Scrum methodology

Scrum is a very common framework for project management. It is often used in IT projects. Its main advantages are efficiency in team management, control over the entire process and the possibility of constant monitoring of the progress. The question is, is it an ideal method of project management? Well, that’s a good question.

Delays in your project again? Say ‘never again’! Check how to win the game and deliver in time!

The timely implementation of an IT project is a great challenge nowadays. Everywhere you can hear or read about struggles with respecting deadlines.  Some statistics show that up to 50% of them fail and others again say even 70% of the projects don’t make it.

Codest’s weekly report of best tech articles. The one with hooks (11)

Hooks have been a thing in React for a while now. Some have even claimed that you can replace state flow libraries such as Redux with them. Is that correct? Let’s find out.

Proptech. A fast developing industry. Why is it worth to keep an eye on it?

Proptech is a fast and dynamically growing industry that attracts more and more the attention of startups and investors around the world. We could say that it is revolutionizing the real estate market. Proptech offers innovative technological solutions that bring industries to a new and better level while increasing revenues.

Why is building a MVP possible with Ruby on Rails?

MVP is one of the best methods of fast building and implementation of the product on the market. Thanks to this approach, you can save a significant part of the budget and accelerate all stages of product development. It is possible thanks to the short programming time.

How to write a good and quality code?

Writing a nice, well designed and good looking code is not as hard as it seems to be. It requires a little effort to get to know the main rules and just use them in your code. And it doesn’t have to be like everything at once, but as you feel comfortable with one thing try to think about another, and so on.

Codest’s weekly report of best tech articles. Building software for 50M concurrent sockets (10)

In Kraków, where most of Codest’s devs are located, it’s currently sizzling hot with highs of 34 degrees Celsius (in the shade). There’s only one thing hotter than the weather - this week’s selection of articles. Let’s dive right in.

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