C4 model for software architecture visualization

What do we need to visualize architecture for and do we really need it? Visualization of software architecture is often a neglected element in enterprises. This results in the fact that often providing a new solution or developing an existing one is very complicated. Not having insight into the whole context of the system, it…

Xamarin Forms

First decision in any project’s life cycle is choosing the right technology for the task. In case of developing mobile applications our choice is somewhat limited unlike in web development for instance. In this article we will show you a great candidate for creating mobile applications which is the Xamarin technology. Xamarin is a platform…

Project with success

Project with success? It’s easy. A lot of books have already been written about project and risk management in projects. Nevertheless, it is worth remembering a few rules that will help avoid basic errors, leading to design problems. Project Triangle At the very beginning of the project it is worth remembering the so-called project triangle,…

Serverless solutions. When and why use them.

Serverless solution. When and why should we use them. Serverless solutions are becoming more and more popular. They allow developers to focus on creating business logic without having to deal with infrastructure issues. What is serverless really? Does this mean that there are no servers? Serverless solutions do not mean that there are no servers…

Preparations to new AR project

For the new AR project we use videos shot on greenbox. It is a special technique of image processing, consisting in the conversion of the background. It is widely used on TV and most often during the presentation of weather forecasts and in news programs and films. The background colour is usually blue or green,…

How to handle your imports

How to handle your imports? Data imports are crucial to many websites, either it’s automotive portal or classifieds website. Even if volume of data is not big, there can be a lot other factors making them slow. I will explain our approach to imports, followed with case study. Run imports in parallel. If your import…

Let’s bring Swift development to Sensi Labs

Swift is a constantly growing language that has been developed by Apple as a successor to Objective-C. Sensi Labs’ developers always want to be up to date with the current leading technologies so we have decided to get the grips with Swift. The training took place on 7th and 8th of December 2019 in Torun,…

Kotlin acknowledgements

In November 2019 we have begun our adventure with Kotlin, a programming language, which hit the IT world by the storm. In Sensi Labs’ office in Plock, we had the pleasure to host Marcin Moskała, an experienced developer, books author (Android Development with Kotlin, Effective Kotlin (completed on 2019-11-27)), JetBrains certified Kotlin trainer and a…

Hackathon summary

Hackathon is a yearly event hosted in Płock which gathers passionate people with analytic and programming background. Hackathon City Coders Płock is under direct patronage of City Hall of Płock. It is the most important event when it comes to IT in our hometown. Sensi Labs has been tasked with mentoring role and we must…