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September 2018

Women in Tech Cluj on Mentorship: A Meetup

2018-09-07T09:55:01+00:00 September 7th, 2018|Categories: Community|Tags: , , , , , |

Ever heard about the women in tech movement around the world? It comes in different names and shapes, from Women in Tech to Women Who Code, and from Girls in Tech to Rails / Django / name-a-framework Girls. The purpose is pretty straightforward: get more women to code and, generally, get them into tech.

Efficient Code Review Process

2018-09-05T11:45:13+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Guides, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , |

Code review is not a new topic, but is for sure one of the most overlooked activities in software development. As software developers we are a team of people that try to get stuff done, and the best teams that get stuff done have open, collaborative cultures based on feedback. For a well

August 2018

Building an Environment Monitoring Device with Raspberry Pi in Perl 5

2018-08-29T11:35:17+00:00 August 28th, 2018|Categories: Internship, Perl|Tags: , , , , , , |

This summer we had a new Perl internship and a part of it consisted of building an environment monitoring system using Raspberry Pi. In this article I’ll walk you through one of the solutions that you can follow to build something similar. Before getting ahead of myself I have to mention that, during the

The 2018 Evozon Experience of a Testing Intern

2018-08-24T16:43:20+00:00 August 24th, 2018|Categories: Internship, QA|Tags: , , , , , , |

Following the end of our 4 weeks of Testing Internship, we’ve interviewed three of our interns. Here’s what they had to say: . Q1: How was your learning experience in our Testing Internship? "It was a very nice experience. The presentations were very well done, with relevant topics for each test module.

Understanding the Web: Parsing Web Pages Semantically

2018-08-14T14:59:15+00:00 August 13th, 2018|Categories: Technical|Tags: , , , , |

Using Machine Learning to Parse Web Pages Into Semantic Sections Around two months ago I joined forces with the rest of the teleportHQ team in our mission to reduce friction and eliminate dead ends in the GUI building process, spawning a machine learning (ML) track. Most of the team focuses on building tools for designers and

Seven Stages of Action to Improve the User Experience

2018-08-08T13:45:03+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Categories: UX|Tags: , , |

I once had a discussion with my colleague about “What does it takes to make good UX decisions?”, “What are the principles that could guide us when we form our ideas, concepts and wireframes?”, ”What does it mean to make a good UX decision?" Well, let’s see. I believe a good UX decision

The Easiest Way To Compare REST API Responses Using JMeter

2018-08-20T12:48:48+00:00 August 6th, 2018|Categories: Technical, Testing|Tags: , , , , |

Restful APIs have increased in popularity over the last few years. The trend started with giants like eBay and Amazon. This has happened because these types of APIs present multiple advantages. Some of these benefits are: good performance in component interactions, scalability, simplicity, portability and reliability. For these types of APIs, JSON files are the

July 2018

Romanian IT&C Outsourcing Market

2018-07-30T12:55:49+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Categories: Community|Tags: , , , |

When you think of Romania, not that most people think of it very often, the words Transylvania and probably Dracula come to mind. But the age of Bram Stoker has passed and nowadays Romania is also recognized for its IT&C industry, as an attractive location for outsourcing and software development. Eastern Europe as a

Promoting Brands in Your Store Using the Elasticsearch Multi Search API

2018-07-30T12:48:35+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Categories: Magento, PHP|Tags: , , , |

This article describes a solution to the problem of promoting brands in the search results of an online shop with an Elasticsearch-based search component. The particular context for this solution is a Magento Enterprise 1.14.2.0 multi-website store using the Evozon Search Extension, but the general idea should apply across shop platforms and potentially across