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Read this article How to do Web Scraping with Ruby?

  Web scraping is a process of retrieving desired data from websites. It is used when a site from which you want to extract some data does not have an API, or web scraping is…

Read this article Spree Commerce vs Magento: Which Is the Best For Startups?

  You’d agree with me that for any individual or company that wishes to venture into e-commerce business must have heard of Spree Commerce or Magento. These e-commerce platforms are very popular, the functionality of…

Read this article 10 Best Ruby on Rails Website Examples

  In this 21st century where we have quite a huge number of people who are conversant with Ruby on Rails but have no idea that some interesting or favourable websites they use were built…

Read this article 7 Common Mistakes to Avoid when Planning Your Ruby on Rails Project

  Choosing the technology for your startup is not the easiest task. If you’ve chosen Ruby on Rails, then we want to congratulate you. You’ve made the right choice! But before you start your project,…

Read this article Kanban vs Scrum: Why and How We Switched from Scrum to Kanban?

  Kanban and Scrum methodology are terms which their meaning are similar and one could easily get confused when referring to one. In the same vein, how to use them and when to use them…

Read this article Refactoring vs. Rewrite: When to Refactor or Rewrite Your Code?

  There have been a scenario whereby clients come with an existing source code for refactoring because it has lots of bugs and it’s not running efficiently, a situation whereby the client decides to change…

Read this article Why We Use Ruby on Rails in Sloboda Studio

  Airbnb, Shopify, GitHub, Basecamp, Bloomberg, Kickstarter, Luminosity, Twitch, Urban Dictionary, Zendesk… Apart from being successful and popular, each in their own industry, they all have another thing in common – Ruby on Rails as…

Read this article What encourages European Startups to work with us

  Startups face many challenges that vary depending on the specific business, but in reality, there are 3 indispensable factors of startup success and how to range these three factors depends on individual. They are:…

Read this article Custom Git commands in Ruby

  Automation is a great thing. “If you do anything more than once you should write a script”. Of course, there always a place for quick and dirty hacks for “right here and right now”….

Read this article Service providers tricks

  My colleagues won’t be happy when I share it with you.     Customers of outsourcing – you are extremely brave people. I really admire you. You work with remote developers and team. You…

Read this article 9 tips on how to manage a distributed team

    If you are reading this article, you are either working with a remote team or thinking about it. Perhaps, one of the biggest obstacles that managers or business owners have to overcome is…

Read this article Year 2016: Expanding the Horizons!

    2016 is coming to an end and Sloboda Studio will like to give you a recap of the departing year. We are proud to say that in 2016 Sloboda Studio has attained new heights…

Read this article 5 Rules to work with PM

  Today we would like to share with you 5 rules which will help you to effectively invest your time in your business growth leaving worries about your projects development and/or support to the outsource-company….

Read this article Business-case of a Ruby on Rails project: Booking of golf courses

  In March 2013 a client required us to develop a booking system for golf courses. Bookagolf is an online booking system for booking games in golf clubs of different countries. This project is a…

Read this article Fruitfulness techniques in IT

  Each manager practices his own techniques and templates that allow him to cope with an endless stream of managerial tasks and responsibilities for his business. I am often asked, how do I manage to…

Read this article Trip to Kiev with our UK customer

  A week ago our whole CityFalcon team went to Kiev with our lovely customer Ruzbeh from the UK. CityFalcon – our one of the biggest project we ever worked on. Currently, there is the team…

Read this article Three free tools for Rails site owners

  There are speical tools for site Rails site owners, which will help you to get your source to be more effective. So, let’s start.   1. Webvisor from  Yandex.Metrik Have you felt you like…

Read this article Welcome post

  Hello, my name is Pavel and I’m the founder of the company. Here I’m going to write about everything related to the business and web development on Ruby on Rails. I will cover following…