How Outsourcing App Development Can Benefit Your Business

ruby on rails developer

Creating a successful app is no easy feat. If you’ve come up with a killer app idea that can disrupt present solutions, you’ll still have to brand it, market it and build it in the first place.

Building the app itself might be tricky. You’ll need to make sure core functionalities are implemented well, bug free. It’s a process of trial and error that might prove difficult for some.

Continue reading…

6 App Features Every Product Owner Must Consider

app features

Mobile apps are a wonderful thing; they can entertain us on long commutes, solve our problems or even teach us something new. But we would get none of these benefits if the minds behind them hadn’t painstakingly picked out the right app features.

An app’s core features are its bread and butter. Your software can be backed by market research and have a bright logo attached to it, but this is all useless if its content is sub par.

Continue reading…

Scrum Software Development: What You Need to Know to Get Started


The most important feature of any development team is how well they can work together. If they want to solve the problems of their users then they’ll need to be cohesive in order to tackle these issues well.

Teams that are unmotivated or don’t know what they’re supposed to be doing will deliver poor products or fail altogether. This doesn’t help your customers and it certainly doesn’t help your business.

Continue reading…

How to Describe Your App Idea to a Development Team


Coming up with the perfect app idea can be difficult, but unfortunately it’s just half of the struggle. In order to go from concept to tangible creation you’ll have to put it in the hands of a development team, explaining how you want your idea to come to life.

The initial description when you hand your idea to your dev team is key. Failing to communicate what you want will slow down the development process and increase the time and money it takes for you to release your app.

Continue reading…

Top 7 Scrum Project Management Tools

scrum tools

Scrum software development promotes flexible development and teams working towards a common goal. But, when there’s more than one pair of hands working on something, it can often be difficult to keep track of everyone and everything.

Furthermore, Scrum only works when everyone knows what they’re meant to be doing. If a key team member is left out of the loop it can hinder the project.

Continue reading…

What I Learned From My Internship At EL Passion


Over the summer I got the opportunity to join a Ruby on Rails Workshop. I’m still studying computer science, so it seemed like a great chance to learn more about web development.

Before the workshop I was interested in many programming languages. After this event I realized I want to spend more time learning Ruby.

Continue reading…

Top 5 Talks at Barcelona Ruby Conference 2014 [Videos]


BaRuCo is one of the biggest and most recognized annual Ruby conferences. Thanks to EL Passion I had the pleasure of visiting Barcelona to attend this three-day event.

I’m a RoR developer for a little over a year now, so I’m fairly new to it. I liked BaRuCo because apart from the talks, I could compare notes with other attendees. I also had interesting conversations with the speakers during the coffee breaks and parties.

Continue reading…