NASA uses Node JS for its space-suits

Planning to hire Node JS developers? Here are 3 cases to help you decide

Is the mere fact that NASA uses Node for its space-suits a good reason to consider hiring Node JS developers for your own project??‍? @BenjaminCoe You heard correctly, and yes we do. — Collin Estes (@CollinEstes) 3 июня 2016 г. Okay I have to admit it, whenever I hear that NASA adopts a programming technology, it automatically makes me believe the said technology is super-awesome. Still, there’s a lot more to Node JS than just that. Over the past seven years since its launch in 2009, Node has grown into mature ecosystem with a massive following. Namely, the Node JS... read more →
Hiring remote developers in 2017: freelancers vs outsourcing companies

Freelancing Platforms Versus Outsourcing Companies — Where to Hire Remote Developers in 2017?

I wonder what do software engineers from Silicon Valley feel when they hear that Google and NASA hire remote developers from Eastern Europe. Should they start getting worried? Probably not — but news of this kind are still indicative of the state of the industry of software development outsourcing. And these news prove that 2016 was a great year for both software engineers looking for remote employment opportunities and companies willing to hire them. In the summer of 2016, both LinkedIn and Atlassian’s Jira launched tools that allow companies to search for ‘working nomads’ among the platforms’ users. In the... read more →

The best geography for software development outsourcing

As the demand for custom software solutions grows, it becomes increasingly difficult to build and maintain in-house teams of skilled software developers. That’s why the practice of software development outsourcing is growing more common — even for companies whose business revolves around programming. What’s more, the diverse tasks and nontrivial challenges of project-based work encourage many talented programmers to choose dedicated remote teams over in-house employment. As a consequence, outsourcing is often the only real option for a company willing to hire high-end software developers. Besides human resource management issues, outsourcing dedicated teams is a viable option for decreasing the... read more →

How to make sure that you are going to hire a good software development team

Even if you have zero experience with software development outsourcing, being able to distinguish between teams of professionals and ephemeral firms is a matter of common sense. Still, with so many outsourcing companies on the market, choosing a good one is a lot like playing the lottery — or Russian roulette if we're talking about startups. In this post, we want to share some observations to help you nail the job of selecting the right technical contractor. It would be great if you do some “homework” before starting the casting of software development teams. Analyze your project to figure out... read more →