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Apr 12, 2019

wroclove.rb - our impressions of the 2019 edition

The wroclove.rb Ruby conference is among our favourite events to go to. This year, a number of representatives from iRonin were present, to engage with the community, learn, share their own knowledge and experience, and enjoy the atmosphere created by gathering so many like-minded people in one place. We enjoyed ourselves immensely, and we’d like to share our observations and the things we learned.

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Jan 2, 2019

2018 at iRonin - reflecting on an exciting year

2019 is a new year full of opportunity and adventure. We thought a quick summary of the year 2018 at iRonin was in order, for posterity, and to think about what we might have done better and what to focus on this year.

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Nov 21, 2018

The case of the modern workplace: remote work and the viability of physical offices in a connected world

Remote work has been a hot topic of late, particularly in industries which don’t rely on the physical presence of employees. In software development, for example, pretty much all aspects of the job can be done from your couch, with a computer in your lap. But what does this mean for productivity, and what about those of us who enjoy the office atmosphere, in a world that seems to be rapidly moving towards a fully remote work culture? In this article, we’ll take a look at current workplace trends and what companies are doing to keep their teams happy.

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Nov 15, 2018

RogaLOVE

RogaLOVE is a charity event meant to raise awareness and gather resources that can help improve healthcare for those who need it most: children in need of transplants. The proceeds will go towards building a specialized hospital for this purpose. RogaLOVE takes advantage of a Poznań tradition: the Rogal Świętomarciński (st. Martin’s Croissant). These certified baked goods are traditionally produced and eaten around the time of the Polish Independence Day on November 11. RogaLOVE allows participants to purchase the Polish croissants and send them out as gifts. The proceeds go to charity.

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Nov 13, 2018

RRUG #16 - Rzeszów Ruby User Group meeting recap

We’ve had another amazing RRUG meeting - the sixteenth one, and we’re sure there are many more to come. Once more, iRonin had the pleasure of sponsoring the event. This time, the presentations touched upon the often underestimated rake tasks, and the mistakes developers make that lead to very unhappy testers. Read on to learn more!

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Oct 15, 2018

RRUG meetup

Another fantastic RRUG meeting is behind us! We had the opportunity to sponsor the recent edition of the Rzeszów Ruby User Group meetup, which is a wonderful, welcoming community for all Ruby fans in the area. Join us next time for interesting presentations and the opportunity to spend time with like-minded developers.

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Jun 15, 2018

Remote Work - Benefits of the Flexible Working Solution

As a company based on the idea of remote work, we are experts in it. Thus, we decided to share a bit of our knowledge and experience surrounding the remote work. After a company-wide brainstorming session, we have devised a master list of advantages of remote work - according to our employees around the world.

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May 30, 2018

Company Retreat 2018 - Ruby on Rails Experts After Hours

The Baltic Sea, the fresh air and great company (aka our Ruby on Rails application development specialists) made for the perfect setting for our team retreat! Our latest company retreat was a wonderful 3 days in Tricity, Poland, spent packing in as much fun as possible.

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May 11, 2018

4Developers Conference 2018 - Our Ruby on Rails Devs Impressions

4Developers is a big 1-day IT conference held in Warsaw. Some of the iRonin team got together to attend this year’s edition - find out their thoughts about the conference in our latest post.

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Mar 30, 2018

iRonin at 2018 Wroclove.rb: Thoughts from our Devs

It’s that time again… the weekend of 16-18th March was time for iRonin Ruby on Rails developers to get excited and head to Wroclove.rb - the most prominent event in the Ruby community, that we have been supporting since 2015. It is almost a company tradition to visit Wroclaw and participate in this amazing event for Ruby enthusiasts and developers. Check what our top Ruby developers have to say about this event.

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Jan 26, 2018

Rzeszów Ruby User Group

The Ruby community is active and thriving all around the world - also in Poland, where there are many user groups that organize frequent meetings to discuss everything Ruby. One of them is the Rzeszów Ruby User Group (RRUG), that iRonin proudly supports, with our employees participating in meetings for quite some time. Learn more about RRUG right here.

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Jan 11, 2018

26th Final of Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy - join us in helping charity!

Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy (WOŚP), the biggest charity foundation in Poland, holds on Sunday, Jan. 14 its 26th Final. The foundation has been dedicating resources to purchase medical equipment for newborns. This year we decided to support a just case and help gather money for WOŚP. Find out how you can join us.

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Nov 16, 2017

Rails Girls: iRonin @ Rails Workshops for Women in Coding

At iRonin we are becoming more and more involved with Ruby on Rails events, and especially Rails Girls! This year we had great pleasure in being the Sponsor, the Mentor, and the Organizer of Rails Girls 2017 Rzeszów and Poznań editions. Additionally, one of our employees from the Operations Department signed up as a participant to try her hand at coding and get to know more about the daily job of programmers, to see what her teammates at iRonin do on a day to day basis.

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Aug 7, 2017

Company Retreat 2017

We provide IT solutions while working remotely from various locations and once in a while, our team of IT experts meet for a fun and talks-filled retreat to get to know each other better. Read about our company trip to Warsaw.

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Jun 16, 2017

Interview with our longest working Ruby expert

We would like to introduce you our longest working Ruby expert. Read an interview with our first on-boarded Ruby developer, where he talks about his impressions after over 5 years of agile software development with our company and his personal career path. Plus he shares his thoughts on iRonin’s journey to its prestigious current position and on IT world in general.

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Mar 22, 2017

iRonin @ wroc_love.rb 2017 Ruby Conference

It was a very Ruby weekend over the 18th and 19th of March at the wroc_love.rb conference! It’s our third time supporting this awesome event, and it only gets better.

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Dec 8, 2016

Company Retreat 2016

Polish mountains, thrilling activities, long-hours talks and tons of fun - those are the highlights of our 2016 company retreat. We’re sharing our impressions and describing what’s great about working at iRonin. Don’t forget to check out our video!

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