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14.09.2020 / By Katarzyna Królikowska

5 things you should do to join Scalac

Every company has its own culture. So do we. We really love to work together as a team. Scalac started as a remote-friendly company without managers, and we continue with those values in mind.

13.09.2020 / By Maja Kryżan

Online events organization: 12 lessons learned

At Scalac, remote work has been a part of our everyday routine. And so were online events. Here are our do's and don't's on organizing online events.

11.09.2020 / By Bartosz Kuczera

Web Applications: Why They Are Relevant And How To Test Them Manually

Today we want to cover the topic of web applications in the context of testing them manually. Considering aspects - like the buzzwordy User Experience - that they bring, as well as their responsiveness. We’ll cover basics that you have to take into account at the very beginning of your testing journey. Also, we’ll show you some great examples from applications like Cloud Admin (one of Scalac’s clients).

08.09.2020 / By Daria Karasek

Cloud Computing: How remote work accelerated a digital transformation

Cloud computing, remote work, digital transformation, and startups. These are precisely the things I’m going to be talking about in this article.

24.08.2020 / By Daria Karasek

ZIO 1.0 is here! Join ZIO Hackathon by Scalac & Ziverge

Together with Ziverge Inc., we're more than happy to invite you to the first ZIO Hackathon 2020 after the official launch of the 1.0 version that took place on August 4, 2020. The whole ZIO community was waiting for this moment for almost three years, but here we are!

24.07.2020 / By Monika Hinc

Big Data In Healthcare: Data Analytics‎ That Saves Lives

Big Data and modern programming technologies have been indispensable for years, affecting almost every area of our lives - from commerce, finance marketing to aviation, and crime prevention. The biggest potential of Big Data and new technologies can be seen when it comes to reducing the costs of doing business, allowing faster access to information, and improving management.

23.07.2020 / By Maciej Greń

5 factors you need to take into account before choosing the right business partner

Say that you’re going to work on custom software development. You have an amazing idea, but when it comes to execution… Custom software development is not always a bed of roses unless you find the right software development company for your project.  You may fall for recommendations, reviews, and ratings, but you should also trust […]

22.07.2020 / By Anna Berkolec

9 Of The Best Unknown Tools For Learning A New Language

Hola, Nǐ hǎo, Bonjour! Looking for the best tools to learn a new language? You definitely have heard of apps like Duolingo, Memrise, etc. But I'd like to share with you some useful tools and websites that aren’t so well-known and might be helpful when improving your language skills or learning a new language.

21.07.2020 / By Łukasz Kuczera

What is functional programming and why it matters for your business?

Despite the rising interest, however, not many articles on the web seem to tackle the benefits of functional programming for business. Let’s face it: hacking a new technology in spare time is great, but there’s always a practical side to business when it comes to trying out new things and having a good reason for that. And that’s precisely what we’re about to cover in this piece.

16.07.2020 / By Agata Szymerowska

Manual Testing Vs Automation Testing: How Much Does It Really Cost?

Automation testing or manual testing? That is the question! Which one is better? This is something that gives many in the tester community sleepless nights. Especially during a project when we have to determine the testing strategy, even at its later stages. This is also, unfortunately, a question with no clear answer. Why? Because the reality is that these two ways of testing are inseparably connected with each other.