March 2, 2018

Earlier this week, Scalable Path developer Aris Papadopoulos attended the 4YFN (or 4 Years From Now) conference. The Barcelona event, now in its 5th year, targets the mobile tech and startup crowd. Over 19,000 attendees and 600 startups attended this year’s 3-day event. Leading speakers from companies like Google, Amazon, and Microsoft contributed to an array...

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February 12, 2018

Staff onboarding programs have become common practice; both in large corporations and time-starved startups. The reason for this is pretty straightforward: they have a positive effect on job satisfaction, performance, stress and retention. In other words: they work. Yet, onboarding practices for remote teams are often close to non-existent. This results in many remote developers being...

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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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June 11, 2017

You don’t have to look far to find advice on improving your email marketing in general. However, advice specifically focused on newsletter marketing is harder to find. There is a big difference between targeted ad hoc email promotions and newsletters, just as a magazine subscription and piece of direct mail differ. So trying to apply...

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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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