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Beautiful countryside and smart people: What draws IT investors to Belarus

If you come to Belarus, a country in Eastern Europe with a population of 10 million, you won't see many outward signs of the nation containing a high ratio of IT folks. However, numbers speak a different truth.

Andrus Adamchik interview about open-source projects

Andrus Adamchik on why do open-source: it's either "scratching your itch" or honing your skills

ObjectStyle's CEO Andrus Adamchik has dedicated a significant part of his life to open-source development. We've asked Andrus what tips he can give people who want to contribute to open software and how the world of open-source works in general.

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12 Kick-Ass Software Prototyping and Mockup Tools

Finding a piece of software for creating a prototype of your future application may seem easy. But consider this: software prototypes are created by different people for different reasons. This article will help you find just the right tool for the job.

Russian Ibragimov speaking at a conference

"Why I Started Learning Kotlin": an Interview with Ruslan Ibragimov

Ruslan has been with ObjectStyle since 2016. When he's not busy writing code, he heads Belarus Kotlin User Group and talks about the language at various conferences. In this interview, we discuss why Ruslan took up Kotlin and how he sees it future.

software testing vs quality assurance

Getting Started with Software Testing and QA (CEO's Cheat Sheet)

After reading this article, you will learn: Should you test your software product? What's the difference between Quality Assurance, QC and testing? Who is who in the testing world? (Job titles and corresponding duties). And, how to hire your first QA team.

civil society initiatives on GitHub

Changing the World from GitHub: 15 Open-Code Initiatives That Drive Social Change

Technology has the power to revamp our societies in previously unimaginable ways through easier access to information, greater transparency and increased public awareness. Sometimes it's the government, and sometimes it’s the citizens that take charge.