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As engineers, we build the bridge between business and technology. On this blog, we want to share our knowledge and passion for coding and tell you more about our approach to business and our projects.

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Are two bitcoins equal? Part II

by Przemysław Trepka

So does a single bitcoin have more in common with a NFT token, or with a coin that could one day become digital money? Can it be considered a world currency and what impacts the value of bitcoin? The second part of the article is another dose of information about the features of the cryptocurrency. Interesting facts and a fresh perspective.

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Technology inclusion for seniors – how does it work?

by Ula Koper

It’s been almost a year since we launched our “Stop Technology Exclusion” initiative. It all started with a simple conversation involving a dad and a printer having difficulty with the simplest of tasks – printing a page. We soon realized we all had parents who couldn’t turn off a pc or grandparents who couldn’t video call their grandchildren.

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Are two bitcoins equal? Part I

by Przemysław Trepka

Many new people joining the cryptocurrency market, it is worth asking the question whether every bitcoin has the same value? Someone might say: ‘How come? Just go to any exchange or portal where the price is given, and see for yourself. There’s only one value that defines bitcoin in a given moment and there’s no distinction into individual coins. This isn’t NFT! Take a look at the first part of the mini series on bitcon.

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Azure Service Fabric Project Implementation

by Tomasz Szpytko

This case study will share the technical aspects, as well as real-life lessons, learned from the implementation of Azure Service Fabric. The framework, along with the cloud services, provides comprehensive control of production-grade microservices. The project implementation of microservices used only some aspects of the framework. However, Azure Service Fabric provided the best balance of ease of development and control when compared to alternatives, such as container orchestrators or serverless computing, like Azure Functions.

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Technological acceleration vs. social exclusion

by Ula Koper

Some time ago, we asked ourselves a few questions: Does the IT industry have a social responsibility to fulfill? Does the ever-increasing digitalization and automation of IT make everyone’s life more difficult? We already know the answers and have shared them with you. Today, we want to tell you more about our mission.

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An introduction to blockchain

by ValueLogic Team

Blockchain, cryptocurrency, and distributed ledger are buzz words that are in the headlines related to the high valuation of bitcoin.  What is bitcoin?  Who invented the concept? Why are computer owners mining them? How is this technology looked at by traditional industries?  The following article unravels blockchain’s definition and how its intrinsic features solve current transaction concerns.  

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A smarter way to parse a set of data from JSON

by Szymon Kamycki

JavaScript Object Notation, or JSON, is designed to efficiently collect data and share it between applications. The data parsed from the JSON API as objects is converted to the required data formats that the system accepts. An architectural style, REST API, is used in developing web solutions. In this text, I will focus on how to process JSON data with the REST API in a smart way.

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Five tips for creating better React app architecture

by Tomasz Świstak

React is a powerful front-end library. Because it’s a library, not a framework, developers get full freedom of architectural choices. It’s up to every developer to split code into files and directories, to choose what other libraries to use, and how to test it.

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Custom vs. commercial products: Which IT solution wins?

by Michał Bruździak

The following article is an attempt to clarify an evergreen question: Should I use an off-the-shelf product, or build one on my own. In case you don’t have time to read the full article, here’s a short answer:Find out how rock-solid your requirements are.

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Contract tests: why are they so powerful?

by Michał Gogół

If you’re using microservices architecture, you can apply contract tests. This allows you to create mock servers, generate pacts betweens services which are stored in one place, and make sure that all communication between services is consistent. My recommendation is to use Pact.io library.

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