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How to switch to ISS Art from another software development partner

Choosing the right provider to outsource a software development project may be a tricky task. When looking for a provider, a variety of factors should be taken into account. Based on our experience, the most important things to consider are:

  • The expertise of the team – whether they possess the knowledge and experience to handle your project;
  • The transparency of their processes – whether the team informs Customer about everything that happens in a timely manner, including issues that arise, and whether there is a way to solve them.

Having a reliable development partner to work with all the way, from the project idea discussion to the product launch and support is what customers typically seek for. Unfortunately, sometimes unexpected issues arise, and you might even have to go separate ways with your vendor.

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How to prioritize tasks of a software development project?

Your software project has limited resources, so only prioritized tasks should remain in the project scope. If you are a customer, a product owner or a team member, you need to maximize the value to be delivered by the team. The clue for the maximum added value with minimal applied effort is prioritization of tasks. It is crucial, but it can be a challenge to prioritize several dozens of items efficiently.

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9 tech trends for 2019 that will reshape the way most industries work

As 2018 is coming to the end, experts all over the world are making their predictions about what will be trending in tech world in 2019.

In this article we’ve gathered the 9 trends that seemed the most interesting for us.

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ISS Art Recognized as a Leading Software & IoT Company

Having been around since 2003, our team has had the great pleasure of creating incredible experiences and products for businesses of all kinds. In the process, we’ve grown in size and skill, developing our company as a whole. We’ve learned that the tech industry is no easy market to be a part of, but we love the challenge and success we’ve seen from being in it. Our team works diligently to stay ahead of the tech trends to come, especially with our expertise in the evergrowing machine learning field.
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How we launched video streaming on Raspbery Pi

 

How we decided to launch a system of video streaming

 

As in any other company, in ours there is some outdated equipment. It is quite workable, but cannot be used by employees. So, there are monitors, system units, and many other little computer parts like old-fashioned PS/2 mice and keyboards lying useless.

In this article we are going to talk about monitors we decided to use as an announcement board.
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Apache Solr and the great features it provides

In this article we will look at the main features of the search engine Solr. Apache Solr is a powerful tool with an amazing search capability.

Introduction

The need to use full-text search today is conditioned by the need to search information in the ever-increasing number of electronic documents. It is very important to be able to quickly find the necessary information among them, so many applications today use various full-text search engines.
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Adding a new skill to Amazon Alexa

In this article, we are going to share our experience in adding Amazon Alexa Custom Skill. Alexa can play music, control your smart home, get information, news, weather, and more just at your voice. Echo and other Alexa devices let you instantly connect to Alexa and manage your requests to Alexa service.

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What is a recurrent neural network and how to use it

In this article we will explain what a recurrent neural network is and study some recurrent models, including the most popular LSTM model. After the theoretical part we will write a complete simple example of recurrent network in Python 3 using Keras and Tensorflow libraries, which you can use as a playground for your experiments.
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How to use Criteria API with Spring Boot

Brief summary

You often need to create queries with changeable conditions, for example, a query for a list with filtering by the columns on the side of the database. In this case, a good solution will be to use Criteria API – the API of JPA 2.0 specification. You can use JPQL queries, but this will lead to rather complicated code and the impossibility of checking the queries during the time of compilation. Criteria API also allows writing queries with validation while compiling and IDE tips.
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Meet Smart Contracts in Practice

If you know what a smart contract is, but you don’t know how to start working with it – you’re in the right place. We will start with creating a contract in a sandbox, then move to the Ethereum test network, next we will create our own node and connect to it from Java code. If you aren’t familiar with the Ethereum or smart contracts, you can read this article first.
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