9 Famous Apps Built with Node.js

Are you wondering what’s the Node.js hype all about? Or, what big players are using it and why? If your answer is “Yes”, then I’d like to present you a handy list of famous companies using Node.js for their apps. But before we jump right into the subject, let me first shortly introduce you to what … Continued

5 Reasons to Love Time & Material and Avoid The Fixed-Price Model

Does the fixed-price model seem less risky because you know the total cost of a project before its development? Actually, it just seems that way and it does not really benefit the investor. In a fixed-price model, all business and product decisions as well as the scope of work must be decided, declared and contracted before the … Continued

How to prototype an app as non-designer?

When it comes to prototyping an app or building your first MVP, you might not know how to get the job done, especially as a non-designer or without a proper software to prototype an app. Prototyping isn’t so hard, especially if you follow best practices and toolset adjusted to your skills. You already know that you should … Continued

App vs Website – Which To Develop First?

What came first, the mobile app or the website? It’s absolutely crucial to choose the right platform for your debut MVP, and be aware of why you chose it. So, the App vs Website battle is on! For starters, mobile apps are sexy. Surely it should be the thing you start with? Well, the truth is that mobile apps are generally created after … Continued

Quick Guide: Definition of Done User Story Checklist

How to understand Definition of Done? Definition of Done is a document that is the basis of work in Scrum team and in many cases it is enough to perform the optimal software development process. But why we actually need the DoD Checklist? That’s simple. Every team member should understand, what really “Done” means. Because … Continued

6 Reasons NOT to Build a Team Before Building a MVP

Many people procrastinate when starting their startup. One of the reasons why I didn’t start my first startup was looking for a team. I was focused on finding developers to help me build “an amazing iPhone app”, do you know this feeling? Thankfully, I changed my mind after starting the next 5 startups and I figured … Continued

12 Best Productivity Apps For Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, I am constantly on the search for productivity apps that work best for me. Whether I’m using an iPhone, Android, Mac or PC – it’s always a challenge to gain more precious time to get things done. Do you sometimes feel that even after a 12h shift you are not doing enough for … Continued

Why we love Node.js (and you should too!)

Most startups do face the decision which technology to use. As software development team we’re often asked to advise on this matter. And well, it always depends on the project. However, more often than not, we suggest Node.js as a good solution, and I’ll tell you why. Why Node.js might be the right choice for … Continued

What is MVP / Minimum Viable Product?

Please raise your hand, if you’ve ever heard about minimum viable product (MVP) and have no clue what it is. When you talk to software development companies or startups itself, you will often hear about the MVP and Agile Methodologies. Mateusz WarcholinskiMateusz Warcholinski is the COO of Brainhub (a software house building awesome node.js web and mobile … Continued