Live VR Streaming with React JS, React Native, and Unity

The Champions League Final… The best teams are facing off before the eyes of multimillion audiences. The glittering lights, the tremendous pressure, the unabashed expectation… The overall atmosphere goes for the glory of victory.

The emotions you experience while watching the match are hard to describe. It’s in our DNA. In this way, live stream broadcasting provides us with a unique experience, bringing us closer to the great events.

As of 2017, more than 2.1 million were watching the Champions League final on digital platforms. The next Champions League Final for 2019 isn’t going to be different. It may bring even more football fans across the world to live stream broadcasting.

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The Grand Solution for Hospitality Staffing

Hospitality staffing app

If you’ve never seen The Grand Budapest Hotel, you’re missing out on a true masterpiece. Directed by Wes Anderson, the movie revolves around the adventures of a hotel concierge in a weirdly beautiful setting of the 1930’s Central Europe.

Quirky and entertaining, it features an ensemble cast of Bill Murray, Ralph Fiennes, Jude Law, Adrien Brody, Tilda Swinton, Owen Wilson, Edward Norton, and others. If you’re into movies, each of these names alone would be well enough a reason to catch the film. In The Grand Budapest Hotel, you get a whole crew of some of the world’s finest actors working together.

If you have seen the movie, though, you know that exceptional hospitality staff is exceptionally hard to find. Be it a bellboy, a chef, or any other specialist, hiring the right person is never easy. Or rather, it hasn’t been until now. This autumn, hospitality staffing will change forever thanks to a product we’re working on.

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Developer Hiring Trends in Mobile in 2018

developer hiring trends

Two global tendencies have been driving the mobile developer hiring trends over the past decade. These same two tendencies hold true in 2018. They are: market growth and the persistently high demand for tech talent.

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Migrating to React Native — is it Viable for Your Existing App?

Migrate to React Native

Lately, people have been asking us if migrating to React Native is a viable strategy for existing apps. Is it really all that worth it? How late in the development cycle is too late for the migration? How different is the process for iOS and Android? How much of the app functionality should I actually migrate?

Let’s find out if we can answer all of these in one fell swoop. One way to do this is by exploring the real-life cases of companies migrating to React Native at different stages of product development. We’ll also examine the pros and cons of React Native through the prism of software migration. Without further ado…

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Outsourcing Software Development to Latin America: All You Need to Know in 2018

Software outsourcing in Latin America

Looks like US-based businesses have never had more reasons to consider software development outsourcing in Latin America. Bloomberg reports that in 2018, US software engineers in active job search chose from 4 offers on average. Meanwhile, last year’s employee turnover rate in software was 13.2%, the highest among all industries. Basically, local developers are hard to find and easy to lose in the US.

In the meantime, programmers in Latin America are gearing up to compete with North Americans. The outsourcing industry in LatAm is growing, too, with new talent entering the market. So how does the region compare to other software outsourcing destinations like Eastern Europe or Asia?

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React Component Libraries and Frameworks to Watch on Github in 2018

React component libraries

When building web apps with React, component libraries help you speed things up, which is always neat. By offering the Bootstrap-like convenience of building React applications out of readymade components, these libraries make web development somewhat similar to playing around with Lego.

In addition, React libraries often enforce development approaches and best practices, decreasing the decision fatigue. At the end of the day, this enables you to ship MVPs faster, while keeping your code readable and maintainable. Needles to say this can save you weeks worth of development time.

Choosing a React components library or framework, on the other hand, is a time-consuming process. There’s a gazillion of options out there, each one having its strengths and weaknesses.

So how do you choose the right library or framework?

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Outsourcing software development in Ukraine vs Poland vs Romania in 2018

Top outsourcing destinations to watch in 2017

Eastern Europe has become the primary destination for tech brands seeking to hire nearshore and offshore software development companies. This post will explore the region’s major outsourcing locations: Ukraine, Poland, and Romania. We will compare these countries’ markets and software outsourcing companies to help you decide which one suits you best.

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AgileEngine Identified as Leader in Ukrainian Development

As a team of dedicated developers and designers, our name depicts more than what we do and delineates the characteristics of how we do it. Our agility and fortitude have secured AgileEngine a place among Ukraine’s best. In recent news, Clutch published their annual report of the leading B2B service providers in Ukraine and recognized us as verified champions of our craft. Companies included in their review are evaluated on qualitative and quantitative data, and AgileEngine was highlighted as a leader among the top software developers in Ukraine.

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The state of software development outsourcing in Ukraine in 2018

Software development outsourcing in Ukraine in 2018

It’s 2018, and it looks like there’s never been a better time for Ukrainian software development companies. In January 2018, Ukraine’s software outsourcing industry reached $3.6 billion, demonstrating a 20% year-over-year growth. Today, the export of software development services constitutes the third most profitable sector in Ukrainian economy.

It’s not just export volumes, though. In 2018, Ukraine has more skilled software engineers and globally-acclaimed development shops than ever. So if you’re planning to hire remote software developers or a development team, this post will detail the state of Ukrainian talent pool in 2018.

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Argentina vs Ukraine — software outsourcing destinations compared

Outsource to Argentina vs Ukraine

Check the brands above, and you’ll see companies that outsource software development to Argentina or Ukraine. Other brands that hire dev shops in these outsourcing destinations include Samsung, Harley-Davidson, Guinness, and more.

So how do the two markets compare?

Let’s zoom in on Argentina and Ukraine, the two destinations on either side of the Atlantic that always top the lists of countries with top developers. Here are the six criteria that we’re going to use:

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