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Code Runners Blog

The daily life of a development agency

MVP: where Rails shines bright

When we started our development studio back in 2012 (ah, glorious days!), there were a lot of considerations to make. Our local landscape was – and still is – full of outsourcing companies. Everyone around here seems to code in PHP or Java, but few understand the product application of whatever they are building. As with any fresh ...

Why we’ve opted out of Docker

As a boutique development studio, we are naturally driven towards innovation and the adoption of all latest and greatest technology. Innovation allows us to supply our customers with great value at affordable cost – and grants us sufficient time to volunteer for various good causes. Docker, being the flagship of innovation in modern-day DevOps, certainly landed ...

How to build a sustainable Ruby on Rails user community

Building a community is definitely not rocket science. However, it requires a certain level of dedication and persistence. It requires commitment – and the desire to plant trees under which shadows you don’t expect to sit. We, at Code Runners, help build Sofia’s Ruby community by organizing regular Ruby/Rails meetups open to both junior and advanced ...

The Way Of The Agile Samurai

Selecting a development methodology is not as simple a task as stating “Agile it is!”, no matter how hard consultants try to preach the opposite. For years, software development was considered a “no go” zone for the likes of business managers, owners, even general public. This hesitation was mainly caused by the communication gaps while ...

MEAN.js with Docker: a great new way to deliver Angular applications at the speed of light

We recently discovered one of the latest addition to an already quite rich Javascript community:MEAN.js. MEAN is an abbreviation for: MongoDB: a document database, Express: a web application framework for node, Angular.JS: a client side JavaScript framework and Node.JS: a popular JavaScript runtime. Now, we are traditionally skeptical about almost every tool that stack uses, ...