PHP 5 to PHP 8 - modern programming language

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 3 March 2022

The years 2013 to 2016 were a stagnation period for PHP, causing a drop in interest in this technology. But all the work done since 2014, resulting in PHP7 and PHP8, allowed it to catch up with other programming languages, causing PHP to once again become a good project stack choice and a valid option for backend developers to be interested in.

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End of life - v1 systems

By Lukasz Pawlowski on 15 September 2021

We would like to announce, that we are ending support period for appcore v1 and sailingcms v1.

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Sailing Byte’s First Clutch Review: Five Stars!

By Clutch Team on 1 September 2021

At Sailing Byte, we help businesses streamline operations through software solutions. We provide custom software development, website development, application management and support, IT consulting, and more.

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Implementation and Change management

By Kamil Bocheński on 27 July 2021

Everyone knows that “it takes time and effort to make an organizational change”. Unfortunately not everyone knows exactly what it means.  You have to ask yourself some key questions before introducing any change of process (“how we work”). 

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Technical Debt In Software Developement

By Kamil Bocheński on 26 July 2021

This article will explain the basic concept of Technical Debt and propose a solution that may help to deal with it in a most convenient way. 

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Pricing Models in Software Developement

By Kamil Bocheński on 24 June 2021

This article will explain the differences between the FIXED COST vs PRICE & MATERIAL pricing model.

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Hints From Scrum Master - How to Meetings!

By Kamil Bocheński on 25 May 2021

This one short article will show you how to manage preparation to various meetings by properly understanding their purposes. 

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Hints from Scrum Master - Sprint Planning & Sprint Review - how to bring more value out of those meetings ?

By Kamil Bocheński on 24 May 2021

This article should help you to master the process of bringing maximum value of Scrum Events: Sprint Planning & Sprint Review.

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Any problems with descriptions of tasks on our monthly reports ?

By Kamil Bocheński on 10 May 2021

Are tasks describtion on our monthly reports not clear enough ? Maybe this short article will help you :D

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Hints from Scrum Master - Product Owner - role & responsibilities

By Kamil Bocheński on 6 May 2021

You Want to know how to become an awesome Product Owner ?

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Hints from Scrum Master - What does it mean to work in SPRINTS ?

By Kamil Bocheński on 29 April 2021

Why do we say that Sprint is a heartbeat of a product developement ? 

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Any problems with Incident Classification ?

By Kamil Bocheński on 23 March 2021

Do you have any problems with Incident classification that we have introduced in SLA packages? This short article should dispel any doubts connected with that issue.

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Any permission issues with logging to Sailing Byte’s CMS ?

By Kamil Bocheński on 22 March 2021

In this artlcle you will find clarification about permission issues with logging to Sailing Byte’s CMS. 

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Agile frameworks&tools - summary

By Kamil Bocheński on 12 March 2021

You may be confused why the same aspects are constantly mentioned as both positives and negatives during summary at the end of every article about Scrum, KanBan & Scrum-Ban (you can find those articles in "Konwladge Base"). There is a purpose to it and that purpose is to always consider “it depends'' as the best possible FIRST answer to every question.

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Agile tools in software development: KanBan and it’s foundations (JIT & Lean)

By Kamil Bocheński on 12 March 2021

KanBan first emerged in post II World War Japan as a very important component of “Toyota Production System”, a groundbreaking shift in approach to production process management in car development.

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Agile frameworks in software development - Scrum-Ban

By Kamil Bocheński on 12 March 2021

Concept of ScrumBan was first formalised in “Scrumban: Essays on Kanban Systems for Lean Software Development” written by a software engineering practitioner Corey Ladas in 2009.

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Agile frameworks in software development - Scrum

By Kamil Bocheński on 12 March 2021

Scrum as a complete framework for software development was first described and formalized by two American practitioners of software engineering Jeff Sutherland & Ken Schwaber in 1995. (Ken Schwaber Was one of the engineers that originally created “Agile Manifesto”).

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What do "Agile" mean in context of software development ?

By Kamil Bocheński on 12 March 2021

Term agile means to be “able to move quickly and easily.”  World of software development of 80’ and 90’ was far from being able to quickly and easily manage any changes. Every business need for new software had to follow a strict “Waterfall” path of development.

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How to effectively inform Sailing Byte's support on issues and requests?

By Kamil Bocheński on 12 March 2021

How to effectively inform Sailing Byte support on issues and requests?

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Hints from Scrum Master - Backlog Management

By Kamil Bocheński on 9 March 2021

Product Backlog consists of an ordered list of the work to be done in order to create, maintain and sustain a product. It’s managed by the Product Owner

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What does each element of SLA Micro mean?

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 5 March 2021

On your monthly report you can find "SLA Micro" section with multiple elements, that may sound vague. In this article I would like to describe what each of the elements mean and why it is important.

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How to "Agile?" - full script

By Kamil Bocheński on 2 March 2021

If you don't know exactly what does it mean to organize things in Agile way, what are Agilie "frameworks" and how to implement them then this article is for You! 

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Easy introduction to CMS systems with help

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 13 February 2019

On February edition of CT Real Estate Today we are touching topic of choosing proper CMS system for your needs.

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Why your business needs a website

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 21 January 2019

We were invited to write next tech article for CT Real Estate Today. You can find whole article why having a website is important for business.

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Christmas is the day that holds all time together

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 20 December 2018

We would like to thank YOU this Christmas and wish you happy New Year.

For all the time you spent with us - thank you. For all the emails, messages and phone calls - thank you. For all work that was done together - thank you.

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Does your website measure up?

By Lukasz Pawlowski on 11 December 2018

We were invitied to write an article fior CT Real Estate Today in December issue - and we are publishing it for free!

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Edukacja finansowa najmłodszych

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 13 November 2018

Wszyscy kochamy nasze dzieci, i pragniemy dla nich jak najlepszej edukacji. Chcemy, aby potrafiły dobrze funkcjonować w społeczeństwie w niedalekiej przyszłości rozumiejąc systemy i zależności, jakie w nim panują. Jednym z tych elementów są finanse i ekonomia.

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Multiple logins are so annoying. Can I have something more secure, faster and easier?

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 30 October 2018

Did you ever wondered if there is any easier way to just login once and have access to all your websites? There is a powerful and secure method that allows you to do this and keep you ahead of competition.

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How to secure yourself from old PHP versions?

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 10 October 2018

Have you ever tried to install website on server with old PHP version? If yes, you might've encountered problems, while doing so. But it's not also a problem with installing software - it's affecting usage and security of website. But you can be free of this fear, just read more about this issue.

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How can I have fast core or plugin override?

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 25 September 2018

Did you ever wanted to extend plugin functionality? Or maybe you wanted to edit some functions, that were not working properly? Many CMS systems are using plugins, which are not always fulfilling our needs.

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What is the cost of coding powerful and amazing websites?

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 11 September 2018

Did you ever wonder where does website cost comes from? How many people are involved in creating professional website? What is the cost of running web portal?

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New Laravel version is out! Get ready for updates!

By Łukasz Pawłowski on 5 September 2018

Laravel team released new version of framework. It is public now and has some awesome features! This free and amazing framework is used worldwide to help write stable and maintainable code.

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There is no "best CMS" in general, but there is the best CMS for YOU!

By Lukasz Pawlowski on 1 August 2018

Before building a website, one must know whether or not to use Content Management System (CMS). Two of the main features of CMS include user and group management that allow more security to the content writers who upload their content on CMS. This system also allows users, the flexibility to organize a rather haphazard form of data. It most definitely eases up on the workload while giving a high quality output. However this can have its advantages and disadvantages.

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