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This blog is intended for software system engineers, architects and managers or people generally interested in development, testing and integration of software systems. It is part of profiq’s community effort that has the objective of sharing knowledge and ideas about software system integration, testing and development. In addition to this technical content, we share updates about life at profiq.

What Makes For Great Software Engineers? Technical Skills Are Just The Start

Posted 1 month ago by Anke Corbin

Rastislav (Rasta) Kanócz, the CTO and Co-Founder of profiq, has extensive experience in hiring and training many types of software engineers involved in QA, R&D, and the newly emerging discipline, DevOps. The software engineers he hires and trains at profiq are then allocated to projects for profiq’s customers. Rasta recently shared his thoughts on the […]

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[Videocast] The profiq Chat: Tipping Points For When It’s Time to Switch From Manual To Automated QA In Software Development

Posted 2 months ago by Anke Corbin

Welcome to the second of our series of videocasts (a podcast with video content) where we talk about a variety of topics including trends in agile software development, QA, how to hire and develop skilled software developers, and life at profiq. In this videocast, Gabor Puhalla, profiq’s co-founder and CEO talks about identifying when companies […]

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[LinkedIn Post] Building trust remotely

Posted 4 months ago by Anke Corbin

Trust is not always top of mind. But when trust is missing, you know it immediately. In software development, it is not uncommon to work with distributed teams and deeply embedded contract developers who are located in different cities or even in other countries. So how do you create trust across different geographical locations, time […]

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Sencha Architect 4 – Tips and tricks

Posted 6 months ago by Petr Večeřa

Sencha ExtJS is popular JavaScript framework for building data-intensive, cross-platform web and mobile applications. It comes with unique visual app builder called Sencha Architect that released its latest version 4 in December. If you don’t know Sencha Architect, it’s fully fledged IDE for developing ExtJS apps. Few months ago we talked about theming options in […]

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Could Agile software companies benefit from hiring an international software engineering team? Consider the pros and cons

Posted 6 months ago by Anke Corbin

Profiq’s co-founder and CEO, Gabor Puhalla, recently published an article on LinkedIn to offer his personal insights on how Agile software companies could benefit from hiring outside engineering teams. Gabor explores the key considerations in his post, “Could Agile Software Companies Benefit From Hiring An International Software Engineering Team? Consider The Pros And Cons”. Gabor […]

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Life’s Imprints in 360 Degrees

Posted 8 months ago by Lukáš Trnka

In an earlier blog entry, we wrote about diving into virtual reality through tech research at profiq. We started by thoroughly examining VR, back when we were primarily interested in the general status of this technology. What equipment is available on the market, and what usage opportunities does it present for users? What’s the architecture […]

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Kubernetes cluster setup using virtual machines

Posted 9 months ago by Pavel Balcárek

Preface Recently I needed to setup k8s cluster on my local machine in order to see if I’m able to do it on bare-metal servers lately. So I decided to first give it a shot using Virtual Box machines. There were a few places where I was a bit stuck and spent some times googling. […]

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