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Six Things to Consider Once You Start Thinking about GCP vs. AWS

Yes, here we go again: listings of ten characteristics, advantages or attributes, yadda, yadda, yadda. Even I am not a fan of these types of articles. I have recently been transferred from one company to another and as a result of it I had to switch almost all of my cloud work from AWS to GCP. I must say that it has been an exciting journey so far, so I decided to point out some things where these two platforms differ, and I hope that it might be useful to others. (more…)

Martin Beránek

Martin Beránek

DevOps Engineer

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Usability Testing: How We Are Testing Apps

During the creation of mobile and web apps, the biggest focus needs to be the user. Our product can be stunning, but if the user is unable to even register into it, it becomes useless. The critical phase of app development is therefore the so-called usability testing. In other words testing of how easy or difficult it is to use it. But do you know when to include it and whether to pick the fast or the slow alternative? (more…)

Michal Mikolaj

Michal Mikolaj

UX Designer

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How to Save on App Development

Development and maintenance of information systems is a big expense. In Ackee, we focus on the whole process of application creation from its specification through the design and development to the testing. That is why we know that the road from the idea to a finished app in the store can be complicated, long and expensive. So how to make sure that your application does not cost too much? (more…)

Marek Elznic

Marek Elznic

Project Manager

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Retrofit Your Exceptions Using Retrofit

Using domain exceptions in your app is an important step if you want to create abstractions over different 3rd party networking libraries like Retrofit or gRPC. Handling and mapping of these exceptions can quickly become a boilerplate that you and your colleagues have to think about and sooner or later you will probably forget to do it somewhere in your code. I want to explore how this task can be done automatically in a generic and clean way when using the Retrofit library. (more…)

David Bilík

David Bilík

Lead Android Developer