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Aug 8, 2019

Foreman’s 10th birthday event - why we love being a part of the Foreman community

Foreman is ten years old, and we’re excited to share the highlights of the birthday party we attended, organized by Netways at their office in Nuremberg. A good chunk of the Foreman community was there, enjoying the opportunity to finally meet in person, listen to interesting presentations, and eat delicious cake. Check out what to look forward to next year.

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May 21, 2019

20th RRUG meeting report - full-text searching and app architecture

We’re happy to report that we participated in another successful RRUG meeting. During this one, two interesting topics were discussed: full-text searching, and IT systems architecture.

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Feb 22, 2019

The 19th RRUG meeting sheds light on TypeScript and the meaning of DevOps

The most recent Rzeszów Ruby User Group meeting confirmed our belief that it’s worth it to discuss topics other than Ruby even among a Ruby crowd. The organizers saw a 50% increase in attendance compared to previous editions. Participants talked about the advantages and disadvantages of TypeScript, and learned what the role of a DevOps Engineer is and isn’t. Overall, it was a very fruitful meeting.

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Feb 5, 2019

Our take on the 18th RRUG meeting - what we learned

We’ve had another successful meeting of the Rzeszów Ruby User Group and we’re eager to share our thoughts and impressions! iRonin is the proud sponsor of RRUG. Our developers are active members of the community and enjoy sharing their knowledge through presentations on various Ruby-related topics. This time, they were there to listen to two other speakers, who talked about building apps using hexagonal architecture and about what it means to be a “senior” developer.

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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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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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Sep 1, 2017

Pay with Bitcoin for our services

We’re thrilled to announce that companies can pay for our services with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCC), Ethereum (ETH) or Litecoin (LTC). Find out more about cryptocurrencies, blockchain technology and our offering.

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Jun 28, 2017

Fin-Tech Projects Best Practices - Case Study

In the super critical sphere of fin-tech web app development, there’s no room for mistakes. Find out in our case study of a Ruby on Rails US Lease Management System the best practices for dealing with systems where customers real money is at stake in every line of code, every piece of the infrastructure, and in every hour of the day.

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Jun 1, 2017

Better Usability for Kids? Sure We Can! Building a Ruby On Rails frontend with Ember

Here’s the story of how we took the Creatubbles kids’ creative platform app, and breathed fresh life into it - with an Ember.js Single Page Application frontend, for awesome User Experience and a fast and responsive interface. Shout out to working with an excellent global software development team on this project!

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May 26, 2017

How We Used Amazon Web Services to Save $84k Per Year (And Improve Performance!) with a Heroku Hosted Ruby on Rails App

84K in savings a year? Yup, that’s how much we managed to save this one company by migrating their app from Heroku over to AWS and reconfiguring their code – all because we were fine tuning performance. Moral of the story here is: make sure the team you have on board to write your code are good at what they do – otherwise you might just need to get our DevOps and software developers team in to help sort things out later…

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