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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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A real time Lean game using PubNub

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Building the Penny Flipping game using Clojure, ClojureScript and PubNub Author’s note: A portion of this post was also published on PubNub’s blog If you have ever attending a lean or agile process training, then you may have encounter...

Arin Sime

A real time Lean game using PubNub

Building the Penny Flipping game using Clojure, ClojureScript and PubNub Author’s note: A portion of this post was also published on PubNub’s blog If you have ever attending a lean or agile process training, then you may have encountered a coin flipping game. It goes by several names, including the lean penny game or “pass […]

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beIn The Beat

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We’re passionate about building beautiful, valuable products at AgilityFeat. We’re also passionate about Futbol and Music so when we were approached working on a project that combines all three passions, we jumped at the opportunity. T...

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beIn The Beat

We’re passionate about building beautiful, valuable products at AgilityFeat. We’re also passionate about Futbol and Music so when we were approached working on a project that combines all three passions, we jumped at the opportunity. The project beIN the Beat, is a collaboration between beIN Sports and Berklee College of Music ICE. Born from a hackathon in […]

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Announcing: Web Application Overview for the No...

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In my role at AgilityFeat, I have the pleasure to work with entrepreneurs everyday. I love to spend time talking about project ideas and learning about what makes each entrepreneur passionate about their particular idea. Most importantly though, I...

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Announcing: Web Application Overview for the Non-Technical (it’s free)

In my role at AgilityFeat, I have the pleasure to work with entrepreneurs everyday. I love to spend time talking about project ideas and learning about what makes each entrepreneur passionate about their particular idea. Most importantly though, I love discussion and strategizing around how to make each idea a reality. Doing so requires the right balance between […]

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3 IoT Takeaways from SXSW for Entrepreneurs

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Last week, thousands of techies descended on Austin, Texas for SXSW Interactive. As one might expect, the Internet of Things or IoT was a hotter topic than where to get the best barbeque (here’s my recommendation by the way). The interest in...

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3 IoT Takeaways from SXSW for Entrepreneurs

Last week, thousands of techies descended on Austin, Texas for SXSW Interactive. As one might expect, the Internet of Things or IoT was a hotter topic than where to get the best barbeque (here’s my recommendation by the way). The interest in the space was palpable as many sessions required sweet-talking and position jockeying just to get into and there […]

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How to build a Walking Skeleton in Clojure

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This blog post was co-authored with Germán Goldenstein. At AgilityFeat we strongly believe that our technical success in building products is based on the combination of meticulous software engineering practices and a simple, yet powerful, softwar...

Arin Sime

How to build a Walking Skeleton in Clojure

This blog post was co-authored with Germán Goldenstein. At AgilityFeat we strongly believe that our technical success in building products is based on the combination of meticulous software engineering practices and a simple, yet powerful, software design. We are always looking for ways to motivate our developers to write code that follows a simple design. […]

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4 things you have to know about your IoT MVP

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Building an Internet of Things prototype or Minimum Viable Product is no small matter. This is definitely a hot space to consider for your business, but it’s not as simple as moving to a different programming framework. There are some things...

Arin Sime

4 things you have to know about your IoT MVP

Building an Internet of Things prototype or Minimum Viable Product is no small matter. This is definitely a hot space to consider for your business, but it’s not as simple as moving to a different programming framework. There are some things you need to carefully consider first. I was recently at the 2015 Startup Grind […]

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PubNub publishes case study on AgilityFeat client

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PubNub, a leading provider of real time messaging infrastructure for internet applications, published a case study this week on Decisiv, one of our clients here at AgilityFeat. Decisiv provides Software as a Service (SaaS) to the trucking and logi...

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PubNub publishes case study on AgilityFeat client

PubNub, a leading provider of real time messaging infrastructure for internet applications, published a case study this week on Decisiv, one of our clients here at AgilityFeat. Decisiv provides Software as a Service (SaaS) to the trucking and logistics industry, helping them to track the status of their vehicle fleets and maintenance work. Decisiv contracted […]

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4 ways Perfection is killing you

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Whether you are a bleeding edge startup or a large corporation running agile teams, here are four ways that you may be abusing agile concepts and letting perfection kill your chances of success. Product Owner Perfection In an agile team, the Produ...

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4 ways Perfection is killing you

Whether you are a bleeding edge startup or a large corporation running agile teams, here are four ways that you may be abusing agile concepts and letting perfection kill your chances of success. Product Owner Perfection In an agile team, the Product Owner (PO) is the “voice of the customer” to the development team.  They [...]

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