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Having decades of successful experience in custom software development, we are sharing here our expertise, outlining industry and technology trends as well as benchmarking them.

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March 16, 2016

.NET FontManager – a Freely Available Software Library to Support Font Formats

We are all familiar with that situation in software development: code is written, everything is working fine, except some small but vital detail that needs your attention – font. You have a non-standard or commercial font that Windows wants to substitute.

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January 29, 2014

SCAND Upgraded to Grails 2.3.5!

We really love Grails – a dynamic web application framework and have been thoroughly rewarded for the years of stream-lined development since version 0.4.4.

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September 30, 2013

Grails 2.3 – a New Base Development Version!

Scand has been using Grails since version 0.4.4 for dozens of applications. Until recently the mainstream development version was 2.1.x, though be frankly we used customized distributive that includes special fixes performed by our developers. Unfortunately, there was no possibility to use more recent versions 2.2.x without these improvements that the community was not ready to…

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June 29, 2011

From Grails 1.4 to Grails 2.0: Strategic Upshift

June 27, 2011 Graeme Rocher, the Grails Project Lead announced the team’s decision to change Grails 1.4 to Grails 2.0.

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May 24, 2011

GR8Conf is GR8!

Our colleague Alexey Sergeev is back from the GR8Conf that took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on May 17-19, 2011.

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May 10, 2011

Groovy 1.8: Upgrade Complete

Scand Java team upgraded to Groovy 1.8 once the release was announced on April 27, 2011.

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March 10, 2011

SCAND at Semantic Technologies Conference

February 10-12, 2011 – the annual International Scientific Conference “Open Semantic Technologies for Intelligent Systems” (OSTIS-2011) came around in Minsk, Belarus.

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February 25, 2011

Happy New Groovy 1.7.9 Release!

The Groovy development team made a 1.7 line release upon fixing several small, however, sometimes critical bugs that caused troubles in some cases.

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February 24, 2011

Updated Grails Framework is Available

We have finished migration of our projects to use an updated Grails version 1.3.7 by SpringSource. Grails is a dynamic Java-and-Groovy-based web application framework allowing us to apply convention-based rapid development and benefit from the usage of the accredited APIs.

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December 23, 2010

Open Source Contribution: Groovy

Scand’s Groovy experts have contributed to the open source community experience. We traced a bug and reported it to the community so that it could be fixed.

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September 3, 2020

How Chatbots Are Changing Banking and Financial Services

The growth of Fintech and the generational change in customers have accelerated the use of new digital technologies and increased the need to explore new ways of communication. Have a look at how banks are using chatbots to improve customer engagement.

September 1, 2020

Mobile App Development Trends for 2020

Mobile app development is an ever-changing niche and to remain competitive companies have to address the challenges of the modern market and implement new technologies. In this article, we provide an outline of the latest mobile app development trends to watch in 2020 along with their benefits.

August 27, 2020

How To Optimize Your Website for Voice Search in 2020

As the popularity of voice search grows, so does the importance of evolving your company’s marketing strategy. Check out the 10 popular yet easy ways to optimize your website for voice search.

August 25, 2020

IoT in Automotive and Transportation Sectors

Check out this infographics in this blog post and discover how IoT is transforming the automotive and transportation sectors.

August 20, 2020

Flutter or React Native, Which Way to Go?

Choosing between Flutter and React Native? Check out this article and learn which one is more effective in cross-platform mobile development.

August 18, 2020

How to Develop a Successful Enterprise Application with Java

Java is excellent for building enterprise applications in any industry. Discover the pillars of successful enterprise application development in this article.

August 14, 2020

How to Use an API with Java?

Discover what an application development interface is and how to use it in Java development.

August 12, 2020

How Fast Should A Website Load?

Wondering if you’re losing clients because of low website loading speed? Learn the average page load time and how to increase website speed.

August 6, 2020

Web Development Trends in 2020

If you want to keep ahead of your competitors you need to stay updated about the new technologies and trends in web development. Check out what web development trends are ruling in 2020.

August 4, 2020

Incremental Model vs Spiral Model

Choosing between spiral and incremental SDLC models? Check out the advantages and disadvantages of each model in this article and learn what projects they suit best.

Need Mobile Developers?

At SCAND you can hire mobile app developers with exceptional experience in native, hybrid, and cross-platform app development.

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Looking for Java Developers?

SCAND has a team of 50+ Java software engineers to choose from.

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Looking for Skilled .NET Developers?

At SCAND, we have a pool of .NET software developers to choose from.

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Need to Hire Professional Web Developers Fast and Easy?

Need to Hire Professional Web Developers Fast and Easy?

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Need to Staff Your Team With React Developers?

Our team of 25+ React engineers is here at your disposal.

React Developers React Developers

Searching for Remote Front-end Developers?

SCAND is here for you to offer a pool of 70+ front end engineers to choose from.

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