September 2017

Bringing New Workers on Board

excerpt from the upcoming book ‘Without Office’ by E. Mironichev When someone new has just been added to the team and is still working on a test project, don’t be in a hurry to fully integrate him or her with all of your company’s services and systems. Just like at a brick-and-mortar office, you wouldn’t

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32-bit Single-Precision Floating Point in Details

In modern days, programming languages tend to be as high-level as possible to make programmer’s life a little bit easier. However, no matter how advanced programming language is, the code still has to be converted down to the machine code, via compilation, interpretation or even virtual machine such as JVM. Of course, at this stage,

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August 2017

How to Find and Correspond with Remote Clients

excerpt from the upcoming book ‘Without Office’ by E. Mironichev How to find remote clients through a freelance marketplace “47% of all awarded projects on Freelancer.com are awarded to the median bidder or higher, therefore employers are looking for quality freelancers and not simply choosing the lowest bid.” Joe Griston, Director at Freelancer.com ,. If

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How to Hire and Test Remote Employees

excerpt from the upcoming book ‘Without Office’ by E. Mironichev A remote employee’s key distinction is his or her specialization. At a standard office, what’s often prized is a master of all trades, and the staff is usually comprised of multitaskers. In contrast, a remote team operates more efficiently when fast turnaround is required on

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What about freelance market places? Do we need them?

excerpt from the upcoming book ‘Without Office’ by E. Mironichev What do marketplaces provide except featuring potential workers? There are some featuring marketplaces for finding freelancers from all around the world. Online marketplaces for locating remote workers were the natural next step on sites featuring job advertisements and not only make it easier to find employees and customers,

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Why entrepreneurs work remotely?

excerpt from the upcoming book ‘Without Office’ by E. Mironichev More global. Cheaper. Faster. Globalization changes the world and eventually the economies of entire countries. Parag Khanna,  international relations expert and best-selling author, writes the following in his book “Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization” published in 2016: “A country cannot change where it

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Generating QR Code for Different Data

QR codes are a form of 2-Dimensional barcode – QR is an acronym of Quick Response code, but they may also be referred to as Denso Barcodes. Created by Denso Wave in 1994, QR codes represented a fascinating step forward for the visual representation of binary data. Moving beyond the simple lines-and-spaces approach of previous

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What’s New at ByteScout – See Our Program Updates

ByteScout is constantly working on new improvements and bug fixes. We love developers and would like to let them have the best experience when using our tools. Take a look at the recent update at ByteScout: Barcode Reader SDK Here’s the version 9.2.0.1716 dated by August 1, 2017 of Barcode Reader SDK. This tool is

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All You Need to Know about REST APIs

Representational Stateless Transfer APIs – popularly called REST or RESTful APIs – are the most commonly used web services currently in use. RESTFUL APIs are primarily application programming interfaces that allow developers to incorporate HTTP requests to provide communication services in different web technologies. Put simply, RESTful APIs are primarily web services which allow efficient

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Coworking Versus Offices

excerpt from the upcoming book ‘Without Office’ by E. Mironichev Coworking is redefining the way we do work. Inspired by the participatory culture of the open source movement and the empowering nature of IT, we are building a more sustainable future. – CoWorking Manifesto Coworking is an integral part of the sharing economy and is

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