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Spiral Scout’s 4 Key Value Props
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Over the last 10 years, Spiral Scout has evolved as a company but our underlying ethics, belief system and value propositions have stayed rock solid. JD and I come from different parts of the world but our values and how we add value to those in our personal life and...
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When to Use Go vs. Java | One Programmer’s Take on Two Top Languages
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I can honestly say I have enjoyed working with Java for quite some time now. I built up my expertise in software development working with backend technologies like EJB2, DB2, and Oracle over the last 15 years. From there, I moved towards natural language processing-based bots including Spring Boot, Redis,...
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PHP Web Development: PHP Was Never Meant to Die
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How we used Golang to keep PHP from dying For the last 10 years, we have been developing software for companies of all sizes, from Fortune 500 businesses to small businesses with just 500 users. During that time, our engineering team primarily offered custom PHP web development services for backend purposes. It...
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Where are all the Swiss Army Knife Designers?
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Spiral Scout is looking to hire a full time, lead digital designer. Someone similar to a Swiss Army Knife, who has experience doing a little bit of everything in the design world. This designer needs to be versatile enough that they can deeply understand and think through product strategy, have good...
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Average Cost of Website Development in 2019 — What You Should Know
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Curious about the average website cost in 2019? We discuss how the price of a website can fall into the $5,000 or even $30,000 range and what are the main pitfalls you’ll want to avoid. Is your small business struggling to establish a lucrative online presence? You’re not alone. Not...
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Our Core Values and Beliefs as a Software Development Company
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Every person and company should stand for something. A year back, we began to define the common set of core beliefs and universal truths that are shared by our team at Spiral Scout…which, in turn, affect how our brand, the founders, our team and every employee behaves. As a company:...
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True Talent Hidden Behind a Developer’s Shadow
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By: Kseniya Yuck, QA Manager and Team Lead for Spiral Scout Most people, who enter IT, want to work at a well-known company, with a fast growing product and earn a high salary. They want the glory of being the developer on the front lines, interacting with upper management and...
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“Friyay”- Spiral Scout’s My Friday off Policy
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13 months ago, JD and I implemented a policy that was radically different from most other software development companies. For a long time, we were like most other companies and our entire team worked the typical 5 day work week. We did have 25 vacation days, 12 sick days and...
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React Native App Development vs. iPhone & Android App Development
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How to Choose the Best Mobile Programming Language for Your Project Research shows that digital consumers, on average, own at least 3 connected devices. It’s no surprise then that the demand for high-quality mobile app development has never been higher. In this article, we’ll discuss what a React Native app...
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John is the co-founder of Spiral Scout, a software development company and is based in San Francisco, California.

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Anton (JD) is the co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Spiral Scout, a web development company and works between San Francisco and Minsk, Belarus.

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