February 23, 2017

Illustrated Appium Tutorial: 8 Steps

By Viacheslav Karamov The purpose of this article is to show QA engineers how to use Appium for automation testing. What is Appium? Appium is an open-source test automation tool, created by Dan Cuellar and then developed by Sauce Labs. It was created to let users automate native and hybrid Android and iOS mobile applications….

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January 6, 2017

How to Deal with Changing Requirements in Software Development

By Nikita Tretyakov During my 16 years of experience architecting and writing software, I’ve never seen a project where software requirements remain untouched until the end of the project. Typically system requirements start evolving to address new business needs, usability study results, changing assumptions. As a result, the project scope may extend for quite a…

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December 16, 2016

Building Progressive Web Apps in 5 Simple Steps

By Sergey Taradaev Progressive Web Apps (shortly PWA) have recently been introduced by Google in an attempt to combine web browsers and mobile applications. According to Addy Osmani from Google: “Progressive Web Apps use modern web capabilities to deliver an app-like user experience. They evolve from pages in browser tabs to immersive, top-level apps, maintaining…

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December 7, 2016

React Native Review: To Use or Not To Use

An overview by Sergey Taradaev and Tatiana Ivanova Nowadays mobile traffic share is growing like mushrooms after the rain. People use their devices non-stop – starting from a jogging session in the morning till late night surfing in bed. The days when your grandmother couldn’t turn on a TV set are over. Now she’s coping…

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November 30, 2016

10 Pearls of Wisdom from Web Summit Lisbon 2016

(How to Survive an Event Nearly the Whole City Is Attending) Web Summit is a fantastic event. Fantastically advertised. What is behind the colorful ads and big names? Some say it indeed gathers ambitious people in tech, worshipping innovation and stimulating new ideas. For others, WebSummit could be a waste of time. How to separate…

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