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Action Filters to Create Cleaner Code
January 25, 2021
There are many ways to solve the annoying problem of duplicate code. In this post, we show how action filters can be used to clean up the code.
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Understanding Workflow: Why It Matters and How to Change It
December 08, 2020
In this article, we will analyse a few simple examples that demonstrate how a workflow may look, what its common practices are, when it is needed and how to change it.
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The Evolution of LMS Release Management and Its Benefits
November 19, 2020
This article illustrates how the release process of the high-load platform was transformed from occasional and costly releases to more frequent and predictable ones.
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Good vs Bad Design
October 28, 2020
This article may help product managers, developers and junior designers learn basic usability rules and recognise common design mistakes.
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Internships for IT Students — How We Make Them the Most Effective
September 30, 2020
The most important and useful subtle aspects of conducting student internships, thanks to which our internships are as useful and effective as possible for all the participants.
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Little Secrets of Testing a Large LMS
September 09, 2020
Our way to enact optimal process organisation; how we decided to use monthly releases and successfully adapted our process to the quarantine conditions.
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The Evolution of .NET Configuration
August 11, 2020
Let’s look at the ‘before’ and ‘after’ of the process of configuration and find out about the details: the work of different items, new features and how to use them.
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CQRS and ES for Online Auction Platform
July 07, 2020
Applying the CQRS & event sourcing approach to an online auction project. In the article you will find the results, conclusions and hidden pitfalls you should avoid.
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OCR Pipeline for Document Processing
June 10, 2020
An example of a system for transferring text from paper documents into electronic form: (1) the selection of areas with text on scans of documents, and (2) character recognition.
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Crash Course: Create Your Own Instagram or Facebook Effect
May 26, 2020
Instagram/Facebook effects (face filters, masks) are usually used to entertain people, but they can also be a marketing tool. Our guide covers the entire process from creation to distribution.
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Accessible Design for Users with Disabilities
May 13, 2020
How to apply the principles of accessibility during application development. The main tasks are to clearly understand the basics, set the right goals and implement them.
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Improving Excel Calculation Performance in C#
April 28, 2020
Suppose we need an application using Excel to improve communication between the company and its clients. We investigate a new approach to improve Excel calculation performance.
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