January 9, 2018

Two Years Developing in the Silicon Hills

By Hayley Parks

December 1, 2017

Our Latest RailsConf Venture

By Andreas Fast

Two Years Developing in the Silicon Hills

Beginning with chips and semiconductors in the 1970s and Apple computers in the 1980s, the 1990s gave birth to the Internet and a wave of tech startups – like Amazon and eBay – cementing Silicon Valley as the world center for technology research and development. Located in the San Francisco Bay area of California, Silicon … Continued

Machine Learning on JavaScript, Part I: Neural Networks

A couple of months ago I gave a talk at the NodeSummit about my experience using machine learning with JavaScript and a brief introduction to neural networks. In this post, I will focus on Neural Networks – reviewing additional examples of neural networks using synaptic, which is a library for neural networks for both NodeJS and the … Continued

Our Latest RailsConf Venture

Earlier this year, we continued our sponsorship of RailsConf and this time in Phoenix, Arizona. Once our sponsorship was confirmed, we immediately went to work planning what we wanted to do: swag to bring, cool games to share. Of course, you never want to be short on company t-shirts and stickers! And it’s a good … Continued

Our First Experience with ÁNIMA

What is ÁNIMA? Ánima opened its doors in February 2016 as a new educational center with an innovative proposal for the three last high school years. They offer two orientations: 1. Technological Baccalaureate in Administration and 2. Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Why innovation? Because they believe that much of students’ knowledge is learned not only … Continued

Kaigi: Our Retrospective tool for distributed teams

Agile methodologies, nowadays, are the de-facto development framework for software projects in the industry. Moove-it firmly believes in the benefits of using Agile, and over the years has been developing its version based on hundreds of successful and not so successful in house experiences. One of the key elements of Agile is fluid communication among … Continued

Ruby & Full-Stack Development from the Weird City of Austin

As we near the second anniversary of our Austin office, we reflect on the founding of a little software company back in 2006. When we began, we wanted to have a focus on mobile applications. At that time, Apple iPhones and Android smartphones didn’t exist and the mobile industry was dominated by Nokia – chiefly … Continued

Product Scope Definition Workshop

In today’s landscape, vague ideas are the starting point for multi-million dollar businesses. However, before being shaped into real products, ideas must cross a tangled jungle full of detours, dead-ends, and dangers of all kind. Only the most experienced guides, aimed with the right maps, tools, and knowledge, can lead the journey to success. To … Continued

Solving a Memory Leak using jRuby 1.7, Ruby 1.9 and Redis

The Problem On a recent project running on jRuby 1.7.23, mizuno 0.6.8 and the Rest Service Framework Angus 0.0.13, we were faced with a substantial memory leak. During our initial troubleshooting, we found that restarting mizuno weekly prevented the process from crashing. This meant that while we were debugging, we were also scheduling restarts every … Continued

The Clean Architecture on Android

At Moove-it we work hard to create beautiful, scalable and maintainable Android apps. To achieve that goal, over the years we have tried different architecture approaches (MVP, MVVM, MVC and some custom architectures) until we finally encountered the Clean Architecture. In this post we introduce the Clean Architecture and then explain the approach we took … Continued

Getting started with Preact and Progressive Web Apps

Are you concerned about accessibility? Do you want your site to be blazingly fast and accessible, even from some random guy with a 2G connection on the North Pole? Are you afraid about being sued by Facebook? (JK probably not happening tho.) Then you might wanna take a look to Preact, a lightweight alternative to React — and why … Continued

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