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At AgilityFeat we are more than just designers and coders. We are also thought leaders. Our team has spoken at numerous conferences around the US, Europe, and Latin America. We are leading the way when it comes to applying agile methodologies to nearshore software development in Latin America. Our blog is where we share those lessons with you, as well as news about what our team is up to.

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O’Reilly Media publishes WebRTC Video course by...

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I’m excited to announce that after months of work and editing, O’Reilly Media has published an Introductory course on WebRTC that I developed for them. Our team at AgilityFeat has built a number of WebRTC applications for ourselves and...

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O’Reilly Media publishes WebRTC Video course by AgilityFeat’s Arin Sime

I’m excited to announce that after months of work and editing, O’Reilly Media has published an Introductory course on WebRTC that I developed for them. Our team at AgilityFeat has built a number of WebRTC applications for ourselves and our clients, and we also edit the weekly newsletter RealTimeWeekly.co, which regularly includes WebRTC content. We’ve […]

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Video: Mariana Lopez on Real-Time Interaction D...

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Last week our UX lead Mariana Lopez presented at the ModevUX conference in Washington DC on how to do interaction design for Real-Time applications. Below is the video from her talk – check it out to learn some best practices for your next r...

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Video: Mariana Lopez on Real-Time Interaction Design

Last week our UX lead Mariana Lopez presented at the ModevUX conference in Washington DC on how to do interaction design for Real-Time applications. Below is the video from her talk – check it out to learn some best practices for your next real-time or WebRTC application. Interaction Design for Real Time Applications – Mariana […]

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AgilityFeat to release book on Building Real-Ti...

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I’m very pleased to announce that our team is well into writing a book on how to build real-time web applications using WebRTC and publish/subscribe real-time messaging networks. I’ve been presenting this topic to user groups for a while now using...

Arin Sime

AgilityFeat to release book on Building Real-Time Web Applications

I’m very pleased to announce that our team is well into writing a book on how to build real-time web applications using WebRTC and publish/subscribe real-time messaging networks. I’ve been presenting this topic to user groups for a while now using a tool that we built in NodeJS and which showcases real-time messaging and WebRTC […]

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Ruby development continues to grow in Latin Ame...

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Nearshore Americas quoted AgilityFeat in an article earlier this week on the growth of Ruby on Rails development teams in Latin America. While there’s not hard data around it, the success of companies like AgilityFeat provides anecdotal evid...

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Ruby development continues to grow in Latin America

Nearshore Americas quoted AgilityFeat in an article earlier this week on the growth of Ruby on Rails development teams in Latin America. While there’s not hard data around it, the success of companies like AgilityFeat provides anecdotal evidence at least that nearshoring and Ruby on Rails are a good combination. This is no surprise of […]

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Video of “Just Deploy It!” from #LeanStartup Co...

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The Ignite talks at the Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco in December were a lot of fun, both as an attendee and as a speaker.  Below is the video of my talk on “Just Deploy It!”. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEsk8Nfwfck In my talk, I foc...

Arin Sime

Video of “Just Deploy It!” from #LeanStartup Conference

The Ignite talks at the Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco in December were a lot of fun, both as an attendee and as a speaker.  Below is the video of my talk on “Just Deploy It!”. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEsk8Nfwfck In my talk, I focused on 5 anti-patterns that I see regularly in companies who are not [...]

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Slides for “Just Deploy It!” from Lean Startup ...

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Here are the slides that I used last night at the Lean Startup Conference‘s Ignite talks.  I am indebted to Eric Ries and Sarah Milstein of The Lean Startup Conference for giving me the opportunity to present.  I have spoken at a good number of co...

Arin Sime

Slides for “Just Deploy It!” from Lean Startup Conference

Here are the slides that I used last night at the Lean Startup Conference‘s Ignite talks.  I am indebted to Eric Ries and Sarah Milstein of The Lean Startup Conference for giving me the opportunity to present.  I have spoken at a good number of conferences before and given a lot of talks, most of [...]

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AgilityFeat quoted in Nearshore Americas post o...

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David Alfaro and I had a good conversation with Jon Tonti from Nearshore Americas earlier this week that led to a nice blog post about the benefits of using agile in nearshore projects.  You can read the full post here: http://nearshoreamericas.co...

Arin Sime

AgilityFeat quoted in Nearshore Americas post on Agility

David Alfaro and I had a good conversation with Jon Tonti from Nearshore Americas earlier this week that led to a nice blog post about the benefits of using agile in nearshore projects.  You can read the full post here: http://nearshoreamericas.com/agile-nearshore-software-development/ As we all said in the article, it’s very hard to implement agile practices [...]

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Don’t discard TDD in the cloud

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Developing software for the cloud can make test-driven development more complicated, but not impossible. In this article that I wrote for TechWell.com and StickyMinds.com, I offer advice for continuing good development practices in the face of cha...

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Don’t discard TDD in the cloud

Developing software for the cloud can make test-driven development more complicated, but not impossible. In this article that I wrote for TechWell.com and StickyMinds.com, I offer advice for continuing good development practices in the face of challenges from cloud hosting and distributed computing. To see the article, visit either site: TechWell.com or StickyMinds.com Bookmark It [...]

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4 Tips For Automating Your Acceptance Tests

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This article was published in Sogeti’s QANews on September 30, 2011. See their article here Acceptance tests are a great way to improve collaboration between testers, developers, and customers. When all three parties agree ahead of time how ...

Arin Sime

4 Tips For Automating Your Acceptance Tests

This article was published in Sogeti’s QANews on September 30, 2011. See their article here Acceptance tests are a great way to improve collaboration between testers, developers, and customers. When all three parties agree ahead of time how to test the feature, it makes it more likely the developer will deliver working code. Automating those […]

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Agile Database Testing

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Last month the QANews newsletter by Sogeti was released, and I was pleased to have an article I wrote on Agile Database Testing published in it.  I’ve reproduced the article below, and you can also see the original article here. Agile Databa...

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Agile Database Testing

Last month the QANews newsletter by Sogeti was released, and I was pleased to have an article I wrote on Agile Database Testing published in it.  I’ve reproduced the article below, and you can also see the original article here. Agile Database Testing Testing database changes Testing is rarely easy, and is more often thankless. […]

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