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I was a client – my Agile Lego Tests story

I’ve been occupied with testing for 8 years now, although I prefer to call it creating reality, because that’s what testing is in many ways. The way I approach testing and which/whose example I follow is pretty well reflected in the blog by Rob Lambert ‘The social tester’. It’s a good deal of really interesting […]

Estimating with random numbers

Monte Carlo calculates outcomes based on a randomised set of input data. It won’t pick the winning lottery tickets but it can help your decision making process. From Manhattan to Monte Carlo The Monte Carlo method helps us to predict potential outcomes. It can’t explicitly predict the future and sadly, it won’t pick the winning […]

“11 shades of PhoneGap”

Our team is engaged in creating applications for mobile devices. One application that we had worked on was written in four separate versions, for four different platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Windows. We chose this approach because the client wanted the application to look different when viewed on tablet and smartphone, but after we […]

We have the tube in Wrocław!

Have you ever wondered how to best visualize the work of a developer and the process through which a project in an IT company goes? We, have. At the very beginning, it seemed difficult to us because, let’s consider – how to clearly show all the nuances and components, so that everyone could easily understand the […]

Measuring performance of a web application on the client and server side

One of the most difficult test activities is performance testing. Nowadays, when applications are more and more complex, it’s even harder. Tools designed a few years ago are no longer sufficient. It all started from a project with unusual customer requirements for measuring performance of a web application. The basic requirement was to examine the […]

Azure IoT in practice

Introduction According to Google trends, the Internet of Things started gaining popularity around 2013. Right now, it is a prominent topic, yet it is difficult to find case studies describing architecture of entire systems utilizing IoT to solve specific business requirements. This post is an attempt to demystify some of IoT tools and technologies, which […]

Whenever there is any doubt, there is no doubt

Making a professional decision based on a hunch recalls scenes from movies where action takes place in a casino with lots of flashing lights, huge bets taken and in the end – fortune wasted. It’s double-true in IT support world. Should we leave a usage of instinct to animals then? Not necessary. An effective decision […]

How to sell IoT? An exciting journey for the whole team

Finally, I can share this story with you. It’s about technology, people and the concept of selling something that is hard to explain to most of the people – IoT. Objectivity is a software house. Its business is to deliver software solutions to clients. Recently, we have started to work with one of our clients […]

Tools for Project Managers

I was asked recently: “What are the best tools for project managers?”. Of course, it’s an impossible question as there are so many tools and so many problems that need solving. It all depends on the context. However, I’ll make the case for a free suite of tools by explaining how a team I was in […]

Security testing in context of TCP/IP model

Part 1 What is TCP/IP model? In 1989, RFC1122 was published. It specified an architectural model for communication between Internet hosts. TCP/IP model has 4 layers, from top to bottom: Application Layer Transport Layer Internet Layer Network Access Layer The application layer is responsible for application specific functions like data formatting, encryption, connection management – […]