Konrad Rotkiewicz

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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What Is Django Used For?

Software Development

What Is Django Used For?

For many businesses choosing a web development framework is a serious problem. There are various options on the market, each designed to address different business needs. Django is...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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Best Smart Contract Platforms

Smart Contracts

Best Smart Contract Platforms

In a previous article we highlighted the innovative disruption that smart contracts are bringing to FinTech, especially by replacing long and tedious processes thereby facilitating...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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How To Setup A Custom Ethereum Testnet

Crypto

How To Setup A Custom Ethereum Testnet

Continuing the series on hosting your own testnets, I'll go into details on how to setup a custom Ethereum testnet and why you would want to do that in the first place. If you haven't...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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Software Outsourcing Costs: Price Comparison by Country

Software Development

Software Outsourcing Costs: Price Comparison by Country

Choosing which country to outsource to can prove to be difficult. You literally have a world of options to choose from. Luckily we have prepared a quick guide to the average hourly...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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How To Build Cryptocurrency Exchange?

Crypto

How To Build Cryptocurrency Exchange?

When Bitcoin was first created in 2008, exchange of coins occurred between cypherpunks that used to mine them. Back then, mining bitcoins was simple since energy costs and the...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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Why IT Outsourcing Is A Good Option In A Crisis?

Software Development

Why IT Outsourcing Is A Good Option In A Crisis?

COVID-19 has dramatically reshaped the way business is conducted around the world. Firms have had to do their best to keep up with and adapt to the rapidly changing landscape around...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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What Is The Difference Between POC, Prototype and MVP in Product Development?

Software Development

What Is The Difference Between POC, Prototype and MVP in Product Development?

Product development has four main stages: Proof of Concept (POC), Prototype, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), and Full Product. Which stages a product should go through depends on the...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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Bitcoin Lightning Network Explained

Crypto

Bitcoin Lightning Network Explained

The first person to comment on Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin white paper in November of 2008 was the anonymous Canadian cypherpunk “James A. Donald.” In his critique, Donald said that...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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Bitcoin Halving Essentials: What You Need To Know

Crypto

Bitcoin Halving Essentials: What You Need To Know

Satoshi Nakamoto laid out a groundbreaking deflationary digital currency in his Bitcoin whitepaper. There is a built-in limit to the number of Bitcoins that will ever exist...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

6

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Best AML Software - Comparison for Crypto Businesses

Crypto

Best AML Software - Comparison for Crypto Businesses

Money laundering is a grave concern for regulators and law enforcement agencies worldwide. According to a United Nations report, the total money laundered every year equals anywhere...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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Flask vs Django - Why NOT Choosing Flask Is Your Best Bet In 2020?

Software Development

Flask vs Django - Why NOT Choosing Flask Is Your Best Bet In 2020?

Flask and Django are Python web frameworks. Despite being completely different, they serve the same goal - building web applications or web services, where the interface to the...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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5 Ways The IT Sector Will Be Influenced By Coronavirus

Software Development

5 Ways The IT Sector Will Be Influenced By Coronavirus

As coronavirus wreaks havoc with the global economy, a tsunami of change awaits many industries. The IT sector is no different.

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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Do Code Review As If Your Life Depends On It (Because it Does)

Software Development

Do Code Review As If Your Life Depends On It (Because it Does)

You are going to do a code review, great. Here is a guideline to make sure you are going to do the best code review in your life.

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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The Challenges of Custom Cryptocurrency Wallet Development

Crypto

The Challenges of Custom Cryptocurrency Wallet Development

As you likely know, a cryptocurrency wallet is a type of software used to store digital currencies. The benefits of these wallets are that you have complete control over your own...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

5

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Flask is a cancer

Software Development

Flask is a cancer

Over the course my professional career I have seen many production implementations of Flask and all of them had suffered from the same problems. Today I want to point out these ...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

8

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Kubernetes Deployment From Scratch - The Ultimate Guide (Part 1)

Software Development

Kubernetes Deployment From Scratch - The Ultimate Guide (Part 1)

Have you ever wondered how Kubernetes works inside? How much magic and unicorns are hidden there? Let's try to build small, not production-ready cluster from scratch, so that we can ...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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Kubernetes Deployment From Scratch – Networking (Part 2)

Software Development

Kubernetes Deployment From Scratch – Networking (Part 2)

In our last blog post on kubernetes from scratch, we created a pseudo cluster to show how Kubernetes works inside. Today we are going to add a second node and make sure the cluster ...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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RabbitMQ Cluster With Terraform On AWS

Software Development

RabbitMQ Cluster With Terraform On AWS

Creating RabbitMQ cluster is tricky. It is easy to do manually and hard if you’d like to automate it.

Konrad Rotkiewicz

8

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Stanisław Ulam, Our Inspiration

Ulam Labs

Stanisław Ulam, Our Inspiration

When we got together to create a company, we went all out to give it a name that goes beyond tired old clichés; one that would be inspirational for us and our clients.

Konrad Rotkiewicz

3

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Kubernetes Federation With Google Global Load Balancer

Software Development

Kubernetes Federation With Google Global Load Balancer

Ever tried deploying your application to 4 clusters around the world and load balancing it across all of them? It can turn out to be a puzzling and painstaking process. It needn’t be...

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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Convox As A Solid Kubernetes Alternative

Software Development

Convox As A Solid Kubernetes Alternative

Are you an AWS user considering moving to Kubernetes ? Think twice before going down that road as there is a better alternative – Convox.

Konrad Rotkiewicz

3

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Elastic Beanstalk Is Outdated, Stay Away From It.

Software Development

Elastic Beanstalk Is Outdated, Stay Away From It.

Three months ago a new client came to us with a project hosted on Amazon Elastic Beanstalk (EB). Since then we’ve learned a lot about this technology and today I’d like to share some tho

Konrad Rotkiewicz

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