An Introduction to Behavior-Driven Development

Is there a best way to develop software? Probably not. What we know is that there are several practices that try to ease our life when it comes to software development process. Every practice has its pros and cons. Different practices are suitable for different projects. Nevertheless, there is one practice that made an attempt to encompass the best agile techniques and make them more effective. This practice is called Behavior-Driven Development (BDD). The purpose of this paper is to introduce BDD and explain what does it have that other practices don’t.

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Fun with Python. Part 1

The company I’m working for, started a project as a start-up last year. At the beginning there was a discussion on what programming language to choose, so that we could easily have a MVP (Minimum Valuable Product) in the shortest time possible, but also to learn something new while working on this project.

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Warehouse management systems in Moldova

A warehouse management system (WMS) is a software that supports operations of a warehouse. A WMS includes capabilities such as receiving, put-away, inventory control, cycle counting, wave planning, order allocation, order picking, replenishment, packing, shipping, automated materials-handling equipment interfaces. It generates efficiency of work activity and accurate information in real time.

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Django unchained… Best ways to do!

While working on projects using Django web framework, I was wondering each time if the solution for a problem could have been implemented in other ways. Thus implied reading a lot of official documentation, consulting forums and “googling”. I’ve learned for myself that those solutions I’ve found best to implement, could have been done in another way. As a scope of this article, I have decided to share my thoughts and opinions regarding best practices for Django web framework and what should be taken into account while using it.

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Integrity and respect responsibility

Our company has grown during the last few years, the number of employees has increased quite a lot. Because of this it has become quite hard for the Administrative department to take care of all the responsibilities in the company, be it updating the information on Facebook or LinkedIn pages, taking care of the company library, keeping the website up to date, or keeping an eye on IT events like MeetUps, conferences and such.

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LUIS with Microsoft Bot Framework

Recently, I've been working on a Skype Bot and in order to add more intelligence to it, I have started to investigate LUIS (Language Understanding Intelligent Service). In this article I would like to share my experience working with LUIS. I’m going to guide you to create a natural language understanding Bot using Microsoft Framework and LUIS, then test it locally using a powerful tool for building bots called “Bot Framework Emulator”.

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Software as a service using Django tenants

Our company is oriented towards logistic solutions for big warehouses, with different WCS (warehouse control system) processes like conveyors, RF (radio frequency) terminals, pick/put to light, voice picking and many more. There are customers that are already using our WMS (warehouse management system).

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Voice warehouse automation

In this article, I am going to talk about a project in which I was involved and had the position of the main developer. I’ve gathered a lot of experience by passing through all the project phases. Also, I am going to describe a few of the main aspects of the company which requested our services and how our product helped them.

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Accessing Google APIs using Service account in Node.JS

This article is going to be a walkthrough on performing authentication with Google APIs and Node.js. I’m going to build a Node.js application which successfully authenticates with a Google account and make simple requests for the following APIs: Google Sheets API, Google Drive API and Google Calendar API.

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Service and Maintenance department

Our company, here in Chisinau, consists of 4 departments: Development department, Service department, Realisation department and of course the Administration. Each of these departments have their specific work to do, and in this article, I’ll mainly talk about the Service department, part of which I am.

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