How we stream events at Vincit

5.10.2017 0

Vincit was founded in Tampere in 2007 but it has since expanded to Helsinki, Turku and all the way to California. Every month we have an internal meeting where we go through what has happened during the previous month. It Read more

Empty Promises and Other Heresy

30.8.2017 3

My name is Toni and I’m a programmer I wrote my first choose-your-own-adventure game when I was eight years old. I had learned to instruct my trusty C64 to wait for input, process the input, print output, rinse and repeat. Read more

Software development 450 words per minute

“Something’s a little bit off here.” That’s what I predict your first thought to be upon seeing my cubicle for the first time. There’s no screen or mouse in sight. Instead there’s a guy hammering away on a keyboard, staring Read more

The First Year of Vincit California

23.8.2017 2

It’s Monday August 21, 2017. Fifteen developers and designers  are creating solutions for our ten US based clients at Vincit California’s office. The designers are currently reviewing the work of our extended team in Finland, where they have already worked Read more

Sprint is in the air!

It was to be business as usual, just another kick off for a software project. The day started early as we commuted to a regional city to meet our client for the first time. It was obvious from the very Read more

Use Sequence and Collection extensions in Swift to keep your code cleaner

In this blog post I am going to show how you can use Sequence and Collection extension to keep your upper layer code cleaner and more readable. I attended try! Swift conference in Tokyo Japan at the beginning of March this year, and Read more

There’s a lot I didn’t know about Tokyo

try! Swift is a conference I attended a while ago, held in Tokyo Japan for a second time now. From the name you probably already guessed that it’s about Swift language, which is mostly used for developing applications for Apple Read more

A case for FIXMEs in production code

16.3.2017 6

When writing code, I liberally sprinkle it with FIXME comments that have brief descriptions of what I think should be fixed. This includes blocks of code I think are hackish, fragile, ugly, or just could be improved. Often some slip Read more

First impressions on Vue.js 2.0

We were discussing recently about Vue.js in our company Slack and whether it would fit to some of our project needs. No one on the #javascript channel had tested Vue and thus no one had anything definitive to say about the Read more

Distributed review of documents using Trello

11.10.2016 1

With the initial public offering we released a marketing brochure. This 24 page booklet was made by 24 people from 4 different companies in 2 different cities. The schedule was extremely tight and the brochure had to be error-free. From the Read more

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