Why Hire a Boutique Software Development Company?
Choosing a reliable software development company can be challenging. So, partnering with a highly specialized company is often reasonable because it has various benefits. Here are five reasons why it’s beneficial to consider a boutique software company as your potential technology partner.Read
How to Start Automation Testing With Cucumber in Ruby on Rails
Traditional testing approaches are typically code-based, making them more challenging to maintain and introduce change within them. Find out why you should use Cucumber tests and take all the necessary steps to start automation testing with Cucumber in Ruby on Rails.Read
How to Create a GraphQL API With Ruby on Rails
Why learn to use GraphQL? This blog introduces widely used patterns and best practices while covering objects, queries, and mutations. Get an overview of the core concepts of GraphQL and learn how to create a working GraphQL API project using Ruby on Rails.Read
Why Stick to Ruby Despite the Alleged Popularity Drop?
Due to the drop in the popularity of Ruby on Rails, some developers are considering abandoning it. On the other hand, some young developers think it isn’t even worth learning. Find out why Ruby on Rails is still a good choice and why you should consider learning it.Read
HTTP Status Codes Cheat Sheet
Stumbling across certain errors containing a number can happen while browsing the web. Those numbers are HTTP status codes, indicating the type of HTTP error the user faces. This post helps developers understand which HTTP codes are standard responses on which endpoint type.Read
Devōt Announced as One of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Companies in CE 2022
Deloitte has been ranking tech companies in this prestigious regional competition for 23 years now, and we’re proud to announce that Devōt was ranked the #1 Croatian company in the software category and #19 in the overall ranking for 2022.Read
ADR - the Alternative to Mainstream Architectures
ADR is based upon existing concepts of MVC, so we cannot say it’s an entirely new architecture. But, we can take it up as an improvement in some aspects when compared to MVC. Learn the difference between MVC and ADR architecture, as well as the benefits of using ADR and when to use it.Read
Facilitation Is an Underrated Skill
Meetings help people to share ideas, discuss and make decisions. However, we sometimes attend a meeting assuming each participant knows how to communicate. That’s when you need a facilitator to help you bring communication structure and reach the right decisions.Read
Things That Every Scrum Master Should Keep In Mind When Organizing a Retrospective
According to the Scrum framework, the Retrospective is the last event of every project. Retrospectives are crucial for every Scrum team because they allow the team to improve the project's performance. Holding retrospectives can be challenging, and these tips can help you to improve your role as a Scrum master.Read
Why Would American Health Tech Companies Hire a Croatian Software Company?
It’s a well-known fact that Croatian software development companies are loyal partners to various American companies. Here is a story about a conference we attended in New York City and why one of our health tech clients chose us to be their partner.Read
How and Why to Host Your Sitemaps Inside an AWS S3 Bucket?
Creating a nice website with interesting content is not enough to reach a wide audience. That’s where SEO comes into place, and having an up-to-date sitemap is the thing you should focus on. At Devōt, we host our sitemaps inside the AWS S3 bucket – so if you want to choose that route, here is what you need to know.Read
Tired of Your Old Job? Consider a Career Switch!
Once you feel your passion for the job is gone, and Sunday evenings become the definition of anxiety, you know there is no turning back. It's definitely time for a major change. Finding the inner strength to do it could be the most challenging part. Read about a real-life example of that change.Read
How to Implement Sign In With Microsoft Using the Office 365 OmniAuth Strategy With Rails 7
Learn how to create a fully working “Sign in with Microsoft” authorization button, which functions exactly the same way as the ones that we see everywhere online. After you learn this, you will have no issues implementing other OmniAuth strategies on your own. In just three steps, you will be able to make your life easier.Read
Devōt Listed on Clutch’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies for 2022!
As a growing software development company, there is no better review site to be featured on than Clutch. It is an established ratings and reviews platform for B2B service providers, including companies from over 100 countries and 500 industries. We’re beyond excited to announce that Devōt was showcased as a Top 100 fastest-growing company in 2022 by Clutch.Read
How to Install Unsupported Development Software on M1 Macs
From the new release in November 2020, Apple released the first Mac with an ARM-based M1 chip. The M1 chip marks Apple's transition from Intel chips that have been used for the last 15 years. If you are worried about transitioning your existing project from your Intel-based Mac, this blog could make your transition easier.Read
The Importance of Taking a Break
One of the most discussed terms in the past couple of decades in the professional world is "productivity." Being good at your job requires a stable energy level, a clear mind, focus, and motivation. That's why learning how and when to take a break in the professional environment is important.Read
The Importance of Constructive Feedback
Honest feedback is the best tool for performance improvement. It brings enormous benefits, both in terms of client satisfaction, and in terms of business process improvement. Make it a part of business culture and use honest feedback as one of the biggest motivators.Read
Regression Test Coverage - Your Product’s Quality Depends on It
We can all agree on one rule – the most important thing is that the bugs are detected and resolved before the project delivery. The best way to prevent problems with introducing new code is to perform regression tests. What exactly are they?Read
Rails vs. Sinatra - Use the Right Tool for the Job
How to decide which framework to use for a specific situation, Rails or Sinatra? The answer lies in complexity and project size. Think of it this way: even though you could, you will not stir your stew with a hammer; you will use a cooking spatula.Read
The Key Questions Your Product Discovery Workshop Should Answer!
In Devōt, we believe that if you start your project right, you need to have thought-out answers to some key questions. Also, you and your development team should have a mutual understanding. That's why investing the proper time and dedication in planning your project is essential.Read
How We Made Our Office Highly Productive and Really Fun at the Same Time!
Having fun at work creates a more positive mindset and brings employees closer together, so it should never be underestimated. In the end, having fun boosts productivity to a whole new level. So how did we bring fun to our everyday office environment?Read
It’s Devōt's 5th Birthday - We Celebrated It With a Brand New Website
Even after five years, we are still thrilled after every completed project – so you can only imagine how much pride and joy our new website brought us. It took a lot of hard work to get us where we are today, and we've done loads of great projects, so we believe it's time to share it with the world.Read