March 28, 2018

Every new developer learns the following core principles of software engineering early in their career: DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) This acronym encourages developers to avoid code duplication and focus on configurable and reusable components. KISS (Keep It Simple, Stupid) Always aim for simplicity in your design by avoiding over-engineered solutions. YAGNI (You Ain’t Gonna Need...

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March 7, 2018

We’ve all been there: you clone a repository, run your project and… nothing happens. Well, nothing but a series of errors; from missing files to compiler warnings. You seek some advice and ask your co-worker: “I just cloned the repo, but nothing seems to work and the readme file is blank. Do you know what’s...

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February 9, 2018

Imagine you’re scrolling down a very long screen (this is a common situation with Privacy Policies). As you scroll down the ‘Accept’ button scrolls off the screen. This is a short but helpful Android Tutorial for fixing this UX problem. I will show you how to place the button in an alternative position: the bottom of the screen....

November 29, 2017

Selecting the correct technology stack can make or break a project. Sometimes, the desire to use the next ‘hot’ technology leads stakeholders (both technical and non-technical) to make unwise decisions in this department. Twitter is a high profile example of this phenomenon. In 2010, the social giant shipped a new Single Page Application (SPA) architecture that...

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November 28, 2017

This weekend was an exciting one for us here at Scalable Path. On Saturday, November 25th, 2017 a few of our developers took part in the Rio Sul Valley Dev Summit in Brazil. The Rio Sul Valley initiative is a project by a network of professionals, startups, and third sector organizations who want to integrate Silicon Valley innovation...

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March 30, 2017

Scrum is perfect for small, remote teams working on complex software products. But its rapid rise in popularity has meant that Agile Project Management with Scrum it is often not fully understood, even by those who have been exposed to it. In this series, I hope to clear up some of the confusion around terminology,...

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March 29, 2017

We had a great time in Medellin, sponsoring ScaleConf 2017. The pioneering tech conference on Scalability, DevOps and Modern Software tools finished on Saturday. We’ve put together our highlights from the events including the slides and quotes from some of our favorite talks. We’re big fans of this event for a few reasons. Firstly, a...

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February 22, 2017

Jira, Asana and Basecamp have become popular task managers because of their versatility. But when your business belongs to a specific industry with specific needs, a catch-all solution is rarely optimal. Here are 4 vital questions that will help you find the best fit project management tool for your software development team – whether you...

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