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software quality

Tester’s and Developer’s Mindset: Fostering Collaboration for Quality Software

The collaboration between the tester’s and developer’s mindsets is the key to delivering quality software. When these two mindsets come together, the result is software that is not only feature-rich but also robust, reliable, and capable of meeting user expectations. Understanding and appreciating the differences in mindset between testers and developers is crucial for successful software development projects. 

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A Deep Cut into RxSwift: Explore Its Mechanisms

This tutorial is to provide you with a deep understanding of the core components of RxSwift, focusing mainly on the implementation behind the scenes of RxSwift. After reading this post, it is hoped that you will have a clear understanding of what observables are, what subscriptions are, and how observables work.

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bug management

Best Practices for Bug Management

Bug management is an indispensable part of ensuring software quality. It is a process that ensures the identification, tracking, and resolution of issues within a software application, creating a smoother user experience and a more robust product. In software development, bugs are inevitable, and how efficiently they are managed can make a significant difference in the overall success of a project. Whether you are a seasoned quality assurance expert or just starting, understanding bug management is essential for delivering software that meets the highest standards of quality and reliability.

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Generics 2

Across The Land Of Generics – Part 2

In this second part of the series, we’ll delve deeper into generic programming and examine the many possible variance of a type variable, how generics are typically implemented, and as a bonus, some advanced and less discussed topics in generics programming – higher kinded type and higher ranked polymorphism.

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Across The Land Of Generics – Part 1

Static typing is massively beneficial to the design and engineering of large systems: a good static type system can remove large classes of programming error before execution, clarify how pieces of a program fit together and enable fearless refactoring.

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Combining Streams in Angular

Combining Streams in Angular Shortcuts – The Easy Way

When it comes to Angular development, weaving together data streams is a common task. Whether it’s managing asynchronous HTTP requests, responding to real-time user interactions, or integrating data from diverse sources, mastering stream combination is essential for creating dynamic and responsive web applications.

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A Simple Guide to Apex and SQL

Salesforce development may seem intimidating at first, but with this simple guide to Apex and SOQL, you will be equipped to begin your journey into customizing and enhancing the Salesforce platform.

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Better software engineers

Become a better software engineer

Last week, I had the pleasure of representing Zen8Labs to deliver a speech at Fortna, a major global player in the warehouse and logistics industry. The topic of my speech was “become a better software engineer”, and I structured it into three parts:

Why every software engineer should strive for improvement? What they should learn continuously? How they learn it?

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Next.js and Nuxt.js

What features and advantages do Next.js and Nuxt.js offer?

Front-end development has undergone a significant transformation in recent years, with frameworks and libraries simplifying the creation of efficient and engaging web applications. Two prominent contenders in this field are Next.js and Nuxt.js. Both are JavaScript frameworks designed to streamline front-end application development.

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Empathy in Customer Service

The Art of Empathy in Customer Service: What You Need to Know

Empathy plays an important role in life as well as in work. As the world becomes more interconnected through digital platforms, the need for understanding and compassion is greater than ever. People are seeking genuine connections and are drawn to brands and individuals who demonstrate empathy.

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What is gRPC

gRPC – a powerful tool for building modern applications

Communication between different software systems and services is essential in today’s digital world. Developers constantly seek efficient and reliable ways to make these connections, and one technology that has gained significant traction in recent years is gRPC. In this article, we will explore what gRPC is, how it works, and why it has become a popular choice for building modern applications. 

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Observer pattern

How to communicate between sibling components – ReactJS Observer pattern 

In ReactJS, component communication is a fundamental concept. While parent-child communication is relatively straightforward, what happens when you need to make two sibling components talk to each other without passing props through their parent? At Zen8Labs, we strive to solve problems in various ways, and this is one of the methods we have applied.

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tree structures

Can tree structures solve your problems?

In this blog post, let’s dive into the world of tree structures in SQL with Zen8Labs, exploring the advantages, disadvantages, and providing practical examples to help you understand when and how to use tree structures effectively.

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The Crucial Role and Skills of Business Analyst in Software Projects

Decoding the Enigma: The Crucial Role and Skills of Business Analyst in Software Projects

In the current dynamic business landscape, the role of a Business Analyst has played a critical linchpin in the realms of software development and project management, especially at Zen8Labs. The multifaceted responsibilities of a Business Analyst revolve around bridging the gap between technical jargon and business requirements, ensuring that software products not only meet but exceed customer needs and expectations. 

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Python models

The power of Actor Model and the effect of Pykka in Asynchronous Programming at Python

Traditional programming models often fall short in a world where responsiveness and scalability are paramount. Asynchronous programming has emerged as a game-changer, enabling developers to build highly concurrent and responsive systems.
In this blog post, we will explore the Actor Model and delve into the impact of Pykka, a powerful Python library, on asynchronous programming.

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