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Use FeathersJS to build REST and Socket.io API in no time

The vast number of JavaScript backend frameworks has been created during the burst of NodeJS popularity. They differ in complexicity, available features or architectural patterns and it’s often really hard to decide which one to use. There’s of course the most popular and universal Express, but it requires time to configure, define project structure, choose […]

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React.js and Vue.js – JavaScript libraries comparison

There is this popular Polish meme with monkey acting like stereotypical man in his 50s. His name is Janusz, his car is 1.9 TDI version of well-known B5, he is proud of his mustache. He always says “it used to be [better]”. That adage is also true in JavaScript development. Back in 2006 jQuery was […]

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Getting started with Cypress.io… to ditch Selenium once and for all

When you think of UI testing, Selenium is probably the first what comes to your mind. No wonder. It’s most widely used E2E test platform. Selenium Web driver is used either directly or through other frameworks like Angular’s Protractor. Did you ever used it? If yes, then you know that it has several problems. In […]

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Gorrion Unplugged - Use the potential of Node.js with Nest - Meeting with Kamil Myśliwiec

Gorrion Unplugged – Use the potential of Node.js with Nest

Last week, during the first Gorrion Meeting House meeting, Kamil Myśliwiec told us about Nest, a framework for the Node.js platform using TypeScript and mechanisms from Angular to create efficient and scalable applications. What we did not expect We couldn’t wait for his presentation, organizing everything that could be useful. We have prepared Gorrion’s pens, cosmic […]

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Android Data Binding library post

Android Data Binding library tutorial

About Android Data Binding When we develop an Android application, we must connect data in java code with the xml layout file. A common approach is to use findViewById() or Butter Knife library to bind views and create listeners. After that, we need to manually set values for layout file. To minimize the glue code […]

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When SQL Injections are still a thing…

At first I couldn’t believe that they put it on top of the list. It can’t happen, not with libraries and tooling developers use nowadays. OWASP Top 10 still features injections as number one threat for web applications security in 2017. SQL Injections in particular. SQL Injections!? What are the chances of encountering one in […]

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Gorrion Cover Day

Play like nobody’s listening at Gorrion Cover Day

What do you like to do? Watching films or series, reading books with a cup of tea, swimming or programming? Maybe music is the love of your life? If your answer is ‘yes’, you’re in the right hands. Gorrions are people that have many passions and playing instruments or singing are a part of them. […]

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gorrion's standard

Learn from our mistakes. Succeed with Gorrion’s Standard

Over a hundred. How many exactly? I’m not sure, but at least that many projects Gorrion did so far for our customers. Some were fun to create, some not so much, most of them were a success, but we’ve had some inglorious moments too. Right now we are announcing what is called a Gorrion’s Standard. […]

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