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Leadership Tips for Improving Your Team’s Performance

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Here's an article written by one of the best leaders at MagmaLabs on how to become a great leader. Read the tips and the book recommendations to Become a truly Effective Leader. Leaders are made, not born. Leaders are made, not born”, have you ever heard this premise?

Empathy and Compassion: People Management Series 3

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Reading Time: 3 minutes As a leader working with teams, it is important to understand Empathy and Compassion. Understanding this concepts applied to People Management will help you improve your employees' performance, your clients' satisfaction and the company's organizational culture development.

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Profiling on React Native apps

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Reading Time: 6 minutes An app is considered to have bad performance if it responds slowly, shows slow animations, freezes, crashes, or uses a lot of battery power. However, we can avoid all these performance issues with something called «profiling».

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What is Atomic Design?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Atomic design allows designers to think critically about each component of the design on its own and as part of a larger whole. Knowing the 5 stages of Atomic Design ensures that your designs are consistent and manageable. Keep reading to learn more!

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How to Reach Peak Performance With the Product Management Organizational Health Checklist

Speaker: Rina Vernovskaya, CEO, 280 Group; and Roger Snyder, VP of Marketing, 280 Group

The degree of maturity of your product management organization can directly drive your ability to satisfy customers and become more profitable. Our Product Management Organizational Health Checklist and on-demand webinar can help.

How to be a Professional Software Developer

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Reading Time: 11 minutes Nowadays it is relatively easy to become a software developer, but being a truly professional one is not that simple. Learn here how to be the developer that every company and every client wants to have. Context first.

Understanding Redux Saga

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Reading Time: 3 minutes You may ask yourself: Why do I need Redux Saga if I already have Redux? When working with React Native you will see there are many options for developers to manage the global state.

Amazon Web Services for React Native Developers – The Series: Chapter 1

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Reading Time: 8 minutes AWS provides libraries that can be used easily. Even the documentation on its site is well documented. So, in this blog post, we will digest all that information and tell you how to create an App for exploring the basic libraries to use and interact with it.

Success: People Management Series 2

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Reading Time: 2 minutes As a leader working with teams, it is important to understand Success. It is also important to prepare your teammates and to give them what they need to succeed. Understanding this will improve your People Management. Want to know why and how?

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React Hooks, TypeScript and Redux for React Native

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Reading Time: 16 minutes Building a counter app to know how to start a project with Typescript it’s easy if you follow this guide. Also, learning how to implement React Hooks creating the following project it’s one of the things you’re gonna learn here.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

QA & Documentation: Writing a Legacy

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Reading Time: 4 minutes. Do you constantly postpone the Documentation on your projects? Well, maybe you have to read this blog post! It was written from the QA approach, but sure you will find something that helps you to organize all the information on your mind. What is Software Documentation?

Visual Studio App Center for React Native

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Reading Time: 4 minutes. Visual Studio App Center is a great tool for React Native automated test.

How Definition of Done Delivers The Best Product Ever

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Reading Time: 5 minutes. When teams understand and adapt the Definition of Done they can develop the best product ever. Look at how your team can aim to develop and deliver products through collaboration, accountability, and iterative progress when working with Agile.

7 Steps to a Successful Outreach Strategy

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Reading Time: 4 minutes. Are you part of a sales team and want to learn new ways to approach clients in a remote way? This blog is for you then! In this first series from the Outreach Ops department, we share how we’ve been generating new strategies when COVID-19 impacted our 2020 sales plans.

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

4 Things You Need To Know Before Starting With Shopify

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Reading Time: 6 minutes. Working for the first time with Shopify? Do you need a refresher? Read this to get some tips for those newcomers who want to work with the popular e-commerce platform for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems. Hello everyone!

Modern Web Applications with Hotwire

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Hotwire is a new HTML-over-Websockets framework developed by Basecamp. Its purpose is to perform real-time DOM-patching using ActionCable and JavaScript. Why use Hotwire?

How to Create Your First Lambda Function on AWS

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Reading Time: 5 minutes. In the beginning, the documentation for AWS LAMBDAS can be intimidating at times, but don’t worry, in this post, I will help you with the first steps to create an AWS LAMBDA Function. Keep reading! What’s a Lambda Function??.

Approaching Rails Legacy Systems Chapter 2: Become a Git Historian

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Reading Time: 4 minutes. To keep track of how a project has been changing through time is key to provide a big picture of what things have been changing and why. After all, the business logic or the domain required those changes to be recorded.

How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at bol.com; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

Functional Programming in a Nutshell (in JS)

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Reading Time: 9 minutes. Functional Programming (FP) is a great tool to add to your toolbox! It enables you to write simple, predictable, immutable code. It even works nice with Object-Oriented Programming (OPP) —despite what some people will tell you.

#WeAreMagma: A culture of belonging

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Reading Time: 3 minutes #WeAreMagma. At MagmaLabs we recognize ourselves as growth-oriented professionals with strong core values. So far, we have been functioning and working as a team together towards our common goals with these guiding principles and fundamental beliefs: Passion & Hunger.

#WeAreMagma: Why we aim to create and foster a culture of belonging

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Reading Time: 3 minutes #WeAreMagma. At MagmaLabs we recognize ourselves as growth oriented professionals with strong core values. So far, we have been functioning as a team and work together toward our common goals with this guiding principles and fundamental beliefs: Passion & Hunger.

A quick guide (for beginners) to Working From Home

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Reading Time: 5 minutes The spread of COVID-19 has caused companies and institutions to migrate their work from their workplace to their homes. For some people, this is a new experience: they are not familiar with Working From Home (good) practices.

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

The Type Scale On a Design System

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Learn about one of the Design System’s principles: how a good Type Scale helps us to have a great User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX). Let’s talk a bit about Typography in a Design System.

How to use ERB syntax as a selector on Deface

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Having trouble finding a selector to override a view? Here in this blog post, we show you a simple way to use ERB syntax on Deface DSL. What is Deface? Before learning how to use ERB syntax as a selector on Deface, let’s explain what Deface is.

Exposure: Why it matters?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes Your personal brand should demonstrate your authentic talents and strengths.

How to add Subscriptions in React Native: Before starting

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Reading Time: 4 minutes This is the first one of a series of posts where we are going to implement mobile payments with React Native by using the react-native-iap library.

Boost Your IT Success by Making the Move From Project-Driven to Product-Led

According to Gartner, 85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a transition from being project-driven to product-led. Learn how to shape and accelerate digital innovation through a fundamental shift to a product-centric organization.

Why Pixel Perfect Matters

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Although code, structures, and algorithms are the core of every platform, users only see the pixels on the screen. So, to them, that is what defines how useful, enjoyable, or reliable a software product is.

How to become a Remote Worker

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Reading Time: 3 minutes. You have to Work From Home (WFH), but still don’t know how to manage this sudden change? Sometimes, reading facts about the experience of others who have gone through a similar situation can help us to adapt better.

How to get the most out of Heroku Pipelines

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Reading Time: 3 minutes A Pipeline is a collection of apps relating to a single codebase. This is a blog post on how to get the most out of your available tools and ensuring your review apps will remain in Heroku’s free tier.

Improving Inventory Units Creation in Solidus

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Reading Time: 2 minutes. To keep track of the right inventory, Solidus needs to create one inventory unit record for every single item sold. Although each one of them represents a physical item, its design also supports backorderable ones. Look how backorderable inventory units work on Solidus.

How to Operationalize Data From Multiple Sources to Deliver Actionable Insights

Speaker: Speakers from SafeGraph, Facteus, AWS Data Exchange, SimilarWeb, and AtScale

Learn how to blend various datasets together from top data providers in AWS Data Exchange like Safegraph, Facteus, and SimilarWeb with internal data to innovate and make smarter decisions at scale.

How to Build Your First Shopify App

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Reading Time: 4 minutes The ecommerce market is growing. And there are a lot of ideas coming up for building online stores. The demand for creating digital products is increasing and one of the easiest ways to develop them is with Shopify.

Currency exchange for UPS carrier

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Reading Time: 4 minutes UPS shows the carrier price according to its origin country. If the product is sent is from Sweden to the USA, the carrier price is shown in SEK instead of USD and this becomes a real problem.

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Getting Started with Solidus Series: Customization

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Learn how to fully customize Solidus stores from scratch following this step-by-step guide. Solidus customization is the second episode on this Solidus Series tutorial.

Communication and Coherence: People Management Series 1

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Reading Time: 3 minutes As a leader working with teams, it is important to understand Communication and Coherence. It is also a must to know how they have an impact on a project’s success. Communication and Coherence will improve People Management. Want to know why and how?

Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.