September 20, 2023
Sustainable Development: A Path for Apps and Developers
In the world of app development, sustainability means creating software that not only solves today's challenges but is also designed to adapt and evolve, efficiently facing future needs. Whether you’re a developer or a project manager, consider this your friendly guide to building software that lasts—without wearing out your team in the process.
August 21, 2023
Job Hunting 101: A Guide for Frustrated Ruby On Rails Job Seekers
Are you a seasoned Ruby on Rails developer struggling to land your dream job? Or worse, any job at all? Applying to cold jobs across many industries is a nightmare right now. Maybe you’ve fired off rounds of applications each day, with only a few resulting in an interview that ultimately leads to nowhere. Or, you’ve spent hours applying to jobs that you’re qualified for, but you never even hear back.
April 30, 2023
Sustainability In Tech: The Next Frontier
Sustainability is a concept that has been around for centuries. In modern times, the word sustainability has become synonymous with environmental causes. While that association is valid and important, there are other forms of sustainability that need conscious consideration.
January 4, 2023
How to Approach a Ruby on Rails Upgrade
Have you heard the news? There's a new version of Ruby! A version release is exciting, but when is the right time to upgrade your software? And who should do it? Are there any risks? Find these answers and more in this upgrade guide.
October 29, 2020
Magpie Developers & Their Opposites
Failing to consider the lifespan and maintenance needs of the project when choosing a framework would be nothing short of unprofessional (and as someone who uses Zoolander memes in his blogposts, I know a thing or two about professionalism).
August 20, 2020
Consultancies can’t staff part-time. It’s all we do.
In my experience, most consultancies grow to a specific size and realize that long-term part-time customers distract and slow them down on their primary goal of building and shipping new software as quickly and efficiently as possible.
August 11, 2020
Neomind Labs does not require onboarding or handoff from your developers to contribute to your codebase in a meaningful way. We have an extensive history of successfully onboarding ourselves.
August 3, 2020
Your developer won’t get hit by a bus. They’ll get hired by Netflix!
Sticking to the standards evangelized by the community and adding proper documentation (possibly in the form of useful tests) makes onboarding a breeze, which creates more productive developers, which makes hiring more accessible, which reduces your “bus factor.”