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Developer Tools, Ruby, Software Development

Optimizing ActiveRecord & SQL Queries

When first learning Rails, people tend to lean pretty heavily on Ruby’s Enumerable methods to...

Developer Tools, DevOps, Software Development

Top 3 Ways to Integrate DevOps and Security, Audit, and Compliance

I’ve heard a lot of questions recently about how security, audit, and compliance fit into...

Agile, Business Analysis, Software Development

Top 3 Things a Product Owner Needs to Know about Continuous Delivery

About a year ago our Scrum team had a conversation about implementing continuous delivery (CD)....

Developer Tools, Software Development, Tools

Application vs System Container

So you’re thinking about jumping into container technologies and everywhere you look suggests that you...

IT Modernization, Software Development

A Business Case for Microservices

Key Takeaways Microservices is an approach of breaking up software into services that are small...

Developer Tools, Software Development

Three Common Cases for Universal Rendering in Progressive Web Apps

In the beginning, there was HTML and it was good. Websites were light weight, albeit...

Developer Tools, JavaScript, Software Development

3 Common Questions for TypeScript Beginners

TypeScript was released in 2014 and is becoming more commonly used every day in the...

Design, Software Development, UI/UX

How to Run an Effective Design Review

Design reviews are an important part of our design process at Excella. Whether they’re called...

Cloud, DevOps, Software Development

Six Ways to Get Started with DevOps

I go to DevOps conferences, meetups, and events and I hear a common question asked...

Developer Tools, Mobile, Software Development

Three Reasons Ionic Made Building a Mobile App Incredibly Simple

When I first wanted to build a mobile app, the idea was very daunting. I...

Agile, Federal, Mobile, Scrum, Software Development, User Experience

How We Did It (with Agile): Building the USCIS Civics Test Study Tools App

This spring, with Excella’s help, the Department of Homeland Security’s US Citizenship and Immigration Services...