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How To Build An App Like Duolingo

Duolingo came on the scene in 2011 operating as a teach and translate language learning app. It has since transformed into a $700+ million business, and become the first EdTech app to top $140 Million in annual revenue.    Pretty good numbers, for a language learning app that still doesn’t charge

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How to Automate iOS App Builds Using Fastlane & GitHub

Mobile app development is one of our core competencies here at Rootstrap, and we embrace best practices for development and delivery just as much as we do for backend and web applications. As Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery requires maintaining multiple backend environments (Development, QA, Staging, Production), with fully automated deployments to

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Refactoring: Improve your Code Quality

If you are reading this article I can assume that you are a software developer, you have probably both heard the term “refactoring” and applied it yourself (conscious or not) several times while coding. To begin, let’s review the definition: Refactoring (noun): A change made to the internal structure of

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How to customize the display name of dynamic ActiveAdmin search filters

Working with ActiveAdmin At Rootstrap, my first assignment was to develop a Ruby on Rails application which uses ActiveAdmin (with ActiveAdmin Addons) as a framework to implement the user interface. I had never used ActiveAdmin before and I found myself reading a lot of documentation of the gem, in some

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React Query and Management of Server State

Some days ago the React Summit Remote Edition gathered tons of people behind the screen with the promise of putting together popular speakers around the React Community like Kent C. Dodds and Guillermo Rauch among others, but one talk especially caught my attention, React Query: It’s Time to Break up with your “Global State”! by Tanner Linsley. In it,

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