Niteo Blog

Why we’re building a house in the middle of the ocean

  Published on 2021/08/07

  Last updated on 2021/11/08

 By Neyts Zupan

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Let’s get the clickbaiting out of the way first: we’re not technically building a house, we’re renovating an existing villa. To make it more suitable for remote teams. The rest is true, though. It’s on a unique subtropical island in the Atlantic Ocean! OK, but why on Earth would a software company build a vacation […]

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Niteo IRL#9

  Published on 2021/07/15

  Last updated on 2022/01/31

 By Dejan Murko

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After a year and a half, Niteo finally organized our bi-annual In-Real-Life meetup. The third time is the charm! Unfortunately, we only managed to do it for half of the team. People in and around Slovenia, all vaccinated, met up in Ljubljana in a great space rented from the Computer museum. The other half of […]

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  Published on 2021/04/01

  Last updated on 2021/04/04

 By Bjørnar Myrheim

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Earlier this year, on one of our half-yearly IRL’s, we had a discussion about whether or not we should proceed with a massive upgrade…

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  Published on 2021/01/27

  Last updated on 2021/11/08

 By Team Niteo

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After our first virtual IRL in July-2020, it’s time for our first remote-first IRL. Which means Niteans were given options to plan and decide a location where they could meet other nearby Niteans and connect with the rest virtually. So, the plan was to divide and organise Mini-IRLs – one in Lanzarote and one in […]

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Lowering H12 errors on Heroku

  Published on 2020/11/25

 By Gasper Vozel

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This post will briefly discuss H12 errors on Heroku, more commonly known as request timeouts, how we tackled them, and how we fixed them. Before we start, let’s establish some context. We have an app that’s a hub for ~600 servers. A few times per day, each server creates a request to the app, ensuring […]

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Staging like it’s 2020

  Published on 2020/09/14

 By Team Niteo

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Last year, we wrote a blog post on how we use Heroku’s Review Apps to create staging apps for every Pull Request submitted to a project’s repository. These apps are created and deployed automatically, completely isolated from the production environment, and contain the changes from the Pull Request. This allows every stakeholder to see how […]

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Niteo IRL: O’RLY

  Published on 2020/07/31

 By Marbe Ralozo

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As a remote-first company, Niteo invests in doing bi-annual IRLs (In Real Life) meetups to get everyone in the same time and space. Spending time with Niteans face-to-face is invaluable. The bonds we create during IRLs are strong — but our meaningful connections do not come from the onsites alone. We consciously work to develop […]

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Project isolation beyond requirements.txt

  Published on 2020/04/16

  Last updated on 2020/04/17

 By Neyts Zupan

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I’ve been a Python dev for almost 15 years now and I’ve recently completely overhauled how I keep my development tools and dependencies in check. I’m so happy with my new setup that I couldn’t wait to share it with fellow geeks! Some background I used to use Homebrew to install tools such as pyenv […]

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Niteo COVID-19 response

  Published on 2020/03/12

  Last updated on 2020/03/23

 By Neyts Zupan

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This was supposed to be an internal memo sent to my fellow coworkers, but I decided to publish it here on our blog, to encourage other businesses to take similar actions. So here it goes. The situation with COVID-19 is deteriorating incredibly fast, on a global scale. WHO just declared it a pandemic. Additionally, there’s […]

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Astronomer, psychologist, and MIT professor went to a design conference

  Published on 2020/03/06

 By Yevheniia Nikitina

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The title could sound like the beginning of some joke, but the modern design field attracts more and more professionals that don’t do that much drawing but build new systems and experiences. This year FITC Amsterdam again gathered a lot of great professionals to share their most interesting projects and thoughts. Now I’d like to […]

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