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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September 20, 2016

At Scalable Path we recommend following the Scrum methodology. Improving this process within the development team is something that is frequently thought about, but it’s also important to consider how a client, who often has the key role of the the Product Owner, can play their part more effectively within the team. MEET THE PRODUCT...

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September 13, 2016

We’re delighted to announce that Inc. magazine just ranked Scalable Path number 2044 on the latest Inc. 5000 – the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This accolade shows the progress Scalable Path, which connects businesses with the best remote developers and designers in the world, has achieved in just a few...

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July 7, 2016

I hate JavaScript. Well, at least I used to; because I misunderstood it. Before JavaScript, I was mostly a .NET and PHP guy and approached JS the wrong way. Here is why. There are two major programming paradigms: Procedural Programming, which is based on concepts of procedure-call-like routines and subroutines and Functional Programming, which is...

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June 1, 2016

The Information Revolution is subjecting today’s workforce to a structural change as significant as its 18th-century Industrialization counterpart. While that change was characterized by the organization of labor into factories, the 21st century is seeing the workforce decouple itself geographically from its employers. This change is already upon us. 1 out of 4 Americans already...

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March 14, 2016

To those in the trenches getting their hands dirty writing code and implementing, designing, and engineering real-world software, smooth and painless development projects often seem like unicorns: Rarely heard of and more rarely seen. Given how often we tend to hear of or are directly involved in software development projects that run into problems, we...

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February 6, 2016

Last week the Wall Street Journal published a story on the robust freelance market for software developers. I was interviewed for the article and was happy to provide insights to the reporter on the trends, pay and demand for software developers. It’s a topic that can be discussed extensively. Indeed, we have written about its...

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January 14, 2016

Most modern day work culture separates designers and developers into silos. While I was at a larger company, there was very little communication between our design team and the development team. We were separate assets and literally in different corners of the building. Once the designs were complete, designers would digitally hand off the files...

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December 10, 2015

Last week I was lucky enough to make it to the annual JSConf Asia event in Singapore. The conference saw a broad range of both local JavaScript developers as well as international attendees coming from the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. The conference, which was part of the broader DevFest Asia event, was focused towards showcasing...

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