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Niteo IRL#10

  Published on 2022/08/01

 By Bjørnar Myrheim

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Man… I can’t believe it has been two and a half years since I was abroad. The last time was actually IRL#8 in Bangkok, Thailand. A global pandemic and Japan’s strict border control sure made it difficult for an expat to go traveling. This time, though, the stars had aligned and I was once again […]

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PyCon.IT 2022

  Published on 2022/06/26

  Last updated on 2022/06/27

 By Neyts Zupan

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At the beginning of the month, I made a quick road trip down to Florence for this year’s edition of PyCon Italia. I try to never miss a chance for a conference I can *drive* to, and Tuscany is just such an awesome place to visit, it really was a no-brainer. The organizers have been […]

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OceanSprint 2022

  Published on 2022/06/09

 By Neyts Zupan

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The mind has not yet completely recovered from all the brain explosions that happened during OceanSprint 2021, and I was already planning the next one. I’ve never organized two sprints so close to each other, but it worked out great! Domen and I knew exactly what we were getting into, most of the vendors we […]

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How we spent $980,000 on a failed SaaS project

  Published on 2022/05/23

  Last updated on 2022/06/08

 By Dejan Murko

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Three months after we closed the sale of WooCart, our project that was gonna “make it big”, I am ready to review the full financial consequences of our failure: $700k loss.

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Standing on the shoulders of giants

  Published on 2022/02/25

 By Gasper Vozel

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Whether we know it or not, we build things based on the work done before us. This is true in every aspect of life, and programming is no different. Every few weeks, we (at Niteo) have a developer session where we (developers at Niteo) talk about new things we learned, cool libraries/tools we discovered, etc.Last […]

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Nix build on a diet

  Published on 2022/02/13

  Last updated on 2022/05/09

 By Neyts Zupan

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At Niteo, we are using nix-shell to build isolated development and production environments. We deploy production as a Docker image on Heroku. Recently, I’ve noticed that Pareto Security dashboard app deployments have been very slow. Almost 10 minutes, even more on a busy afternoon. Most of the time was spent in copying files around, as […]

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Niteo IRL#FML

  Published on 2022/01/31

  Last updated on 2022/05/09

 By Dejan Murko

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We were really, really hoping we’d be able to meet up in January for a proper all-company IRL meetup after two years. Unfortunately, it was (again) not meant to be. Omicron surged in late 2021, and we had to cancel the meetup. That’s where the name of this virtual one comes. So it was back […]

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Sprints are back!

  Published on 2021/12/17

 By Neyts Zupan

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Back in early 2010’s, “sprints” were how I lived. Week-long events, in random places around the World, hacking on open source. From offices in European cities, to lake sides, castles and saunas. It’s where I met some of my best friends, where I got business for Niteo’s agency side. It’s where I learned more than […]

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Founder Summit in Mexico City

  Published on 2021/11/08

  Last updated on 2021/12/17

 By Neyts Zupan

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I knew I missed conferences. But I did not fully understand how much. Being an introvert (that can act as an extrovert when needed) I rather enjoyed the lack of social interactions in the last year and a half. But I was getting more and more groggy as months went by. Nothing major, but I […]

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Attending MicroConf Europe ’21 in Dubrovnik

  Published on 2021/10/25

  Last updated on 2021/12/17

 By Dejan Murko

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MicroConf Europe in 2019 was the second to last conference I attended before COVID-19 struck. This year MicroConf returned to Dubrovnik. And it’s an absolutely amazing location, plus the weather was great all three days. The conference was not large in 2019 but it was even smaller now – and that’s a good thing. I […]

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