What factors determine the price of mobile app development? Is it possible to calculate the cost of the development before finding a contractor? You can find answers to these questions and some more important information on mobile application development cost estimation in our recent blog post.
March 6, 2019
SCAND is proud to introduce a dependency injection library for Vue.js — Vue Injector. The library was developed by our team and includes a number of instances which can be used for the implementation of Dependency Injection pattern. It can be helpful for the creation of flexible, efficient, robust, easily testable and maintainable applications.
February 20, 2019
When it comes to choosing an IT-outsourcing vendor, a large choice is attractive yet confusing. For this reason, we have summed up the main pros and cons of outsourcing in two main regions: Asia and Western Europe. We do hope our recent blog post will help you to make a mindful decision.
February 18, 2019
SCAND team of web developers created an e-commerce platform (C2C, B2C, B2B) with a sharp focus on automotive products commerce. The platform works for different types of users, providing dealers, businesses and individual car owners with functionality tailored to their specific needs. Learn more about the new e-commerce platform and the process of its development.
December 29, 2018
2019 is coming and we would like to summarize our achievements of 2018 and thank and congratulate our clients, partners, and co-workers in a year-end wrap-up. May your year ahead be filled with success and happiness!
December 19, 2018
With the advent of cloud computing, storage of digital information has become easier than ever. Both businesses and individuals are already actively using clouds and enjoy all the benefits of such a modern archive for digital data. What are these benefits and are there any pitfalls? Our recent blog-post is aimed at helping you to put your head in a cloud and to look around to see it in more details.
December 6, 2018
While the world is captivated with a voice technology trend, we have collected the most eloquent statistics to find out the reasons for the trend’s rapid growth and even attempted to snoop its future. Have we succeeded? Check it out for yourself.
November 19, 2018
SCAND team of web developers created a lightweight yet highly efficient parcel delivery service that provides easy management for admins, drivers, and clients. The service features everything you would expect from a modern platform, ensuring that your parcel will come to the receiver on time. Are you hungry for more information? Read here.
October 19, 2018
Our team of mobile developers has created a task manager with flexible functionality — Wingle. The product provides each individual client with the ability to increase the organizational performance of a business by putting together the most effective management solutions.
Planning your trips, developing routes and managing your precious time with a new travel app created by SCAND team is easier than ever. Learn more about our recent solution for travelers and the lightweight process of its development.
August 13, 2018
What should be a modern job search platform? SCAND’s answer is represented by our recently developed solution. Besides modern UX/UI design, we have implemented the most powerful features of Apache Solr for full-text and faceted search that resulted into high speed and accuracy of search results. The cherry on top: the migration of data from the old system was achieved with a minimum downtime of the service.
June 21, 2018
We have released a new case study about HuTouch — a project that our team successfully work on. It is an application that allows users to seamlessly switch a video stream between devices. Read about HuTouch on our website.
June 13, 2018
Our company has accumulated a strong expertise in mobile application development by working on dozens of projects using a variety of languages, platforms, and technologies. We are proud to showcase our accomplishments in our updated mobile portfolio.
We adapted one of our products, EpubCloud, to accommodate a cloud-based system for e-book distribution. We created additional functionality requested by the client. Read about our solution in the portfolio.
May 3, 2018
EPUB file management is an important part of many digital publishing companies. Learn how we approached the issues of the industry and created EpubCloud to solve them.
SCAND Team is glad to announce the release of EpubCloud — a cloud-based service which purpose is hosting, storing, and sharing EPUB files. Visit product page now to learn more about what makes EpubCloud one of the most convenient and versatile solutions on the market.
February 13, 2018
Clutch.co, a B2B ratings and reviews platform, named SCAND as one of the 2017 Clutch Global Leaders. Learn more about our award for the e-commerce expertise and feedback from the clients who greatly contributed to our achievement.
February 8, 2018
Recently, we have finished creating a module to integrate SugarCRM and a customer’s gaming platform for increasing staff members’ effectiveness. Look at the benefits of the solution described in our portfolio.
February 5, 2018
SCAND showcases a solution to allow integrating with the cloud file storage thus keeping e-mail attachments secure. Feel free to know more about its implementation, Secure Outlook Attachment Tool, which simplifies managing e-mail attachments.
February 2, 2018
To handle the task of data collection, we searched for a platform capable of dealing with fluctuations in the frequency of demands and rapid growth of clients sending the data. AWS turned out to be a right choice, and you are welcome to read about its benefits for big data processing and storage in the article.
January 31, 2018
.NET Core turned out to be a shrewd choice SCAND made to implement the FileSystemWatcher and SQLite Wrapper cross-platform components. We willingly share the development flow and show you the components’ capabilities related to data access and directory monitoring.
January 29, 2018
SCAND has created a railroad tickets web portal that lets keen travelers worldwide effortlessly find the best offers from various carriers. Find out more about our solution which has been implemented thanks to choosing the Intershop platform and Drupal CMS.
January 23, 2018
SCAND developed an Open Source MVC framework – ASP.NET MVC Modules. It allows packing different resources, such as icons, scripts, views, in one DLL file. The advantages of our product for web development in .NET are outlined here.
January 16, 2018
SCAND is pleased to introduce MathML Kit, our new product that streamlines working with math equations in InDesign. The MathML Kit allows you to effortlessly place MathML formulas into InDesign documents without any conversions for their further high-quality printing.
January 8, 2018
SCAND is delighted to introduce the development of a new component for managing Contacts and Calendar data. It smoothly interacts with the web services subsets that support Outlook REST API. You are welcome to see the details in our case study.
December 29, 2017
Electron to ensure cross-platform functionality — that was the framework SCAND chose for creating the GUI library of custom controls and elements to use in one of our products. Refer to our case study to become aware of the library’s major features and compatibility.
December 22, 2017
The SCAND team would like to sincerely congratulate our customers and partners from all countries on Christmas and New Year 2018! Enjoy your unforgettable winter holidays!
December 18, 2017
Recently, we have implemented a high load advertising system using big data. Our approach ensures the transfer from traditional advertising systems to big data solutions and lets the system handle with hundreds of millions of user requests daily.
October 27, 2017
SCAND recently is featured on Cluth.co – a ratings and reviews platform that analyzes thousands of technology and marketing companies worldwide. Find out more here.
September 1, 2017
Recently, we have launched a new version of our corporate website: https://scand.com. We hope you will enjoy its refreshed design and navigation as well as benefit from the content. Learn more about the website updates here.
July 10, 2017
SCAND has reconfirmed the compliance of our systems and processes with the ISO 9001 quality management and ISO 27001 information security management standards. Read more in our blog post.
May 23, 2017
Well-established cooperation between software engineers and designers is a key to the successful mobile application development. In our recent article we review three popular software design tools, which ease the process of graphics transfer and speed up its integration into the project.
April 19, 2017
Outlook4Gmail team is happy to share the news of version 5.0.0 release! Now, you are able to perform Outlook and Google tasks synchronization as well as multiple Google accounts task list syncing with Outlook.
April 17, 2017
SCAND mobile software department has extensive expertise in the development of e-book readers. Find out more about epuBear – our new cross-platform EPUB SDK to create applications for book reading in EPUB format.
March 22, 2017
During the past two years, SCAND mobile department is actively using Swift programming language to develop apps for macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS. Our new blog post features the way our software engineers endorse Swift and speak about its perspectives.
February 16, 2017
One of the efficient ways to speed up the operations and reduce the product’s time to the market is to implement Agile principles into the DevOps routine. Read more in our blog post.
February 1, 2017
In 2016, Android OS became prioritized over iOS by mobile software developers. Though the margin is slim, this is a huge turning point. Read our blog post to get to know the opinion of Scand mobile developers on why this shift occurred.
January 19, 2017
Scand Java Development team has relevant expertise in the development of e-commerce solutions, which could be easily integrated with ERP and CRM systems and allow third-party plug-ins implementation. Have a look at our recent case study describing the solution developed on Hybris.
January 12, 2017
We developed a new website for one of our products, SkyHistory – a Skype chat history manager. Click here to visit, get to know more about the product and leave your feedback.
December 28, 2016
We have released our new product – epuBear, a lightweight and easily customizable cross-platform SDK to facilitate the development of EPUB based apps. The new website gives an idea how epuBear SDK could be applied, lets you view code samples and download Demo apps.
Scand is delighted to announce XMAS SALE of Outlook4Gmail – your Google and Outlook calendars and contacts syncing tool. From December 21st, 2016 till January 10th, 2017 we offer a discount of 30% for our software!
December 12, 2016
The use Big Data technology brings new opportunities for many industrial fields. Have a look at our case study on Social Media Advertising Campaigns Analysis performed with the help of Big Data.
December 6, 2016
Business nowadays faces a growing need in supplying employees with mobile enterprise applications which are significantly improving the overall productivity. Scand mobile development team suggests its solutions to facilitate the cooperation within the employees and speed up the working processes.
October 28, 2016
NoSQL databases are very popular nowadays, and even in modern mobile development world in some cases they are the best option. Scand shares its expertise in working with Realm Data Base and the development of Realm Browser for Android.
October 19, 2016
Mobile Backend as a Service provides fast and effective development process. Our mobile development team is happy to share some ideas about how we apply MBaaS approach using Backendless platform.
October 10, 2016
We developed a new website for one of our products, Outlook4Gmail – contacts and calendars syncing tool. Here you can see the result and leave your feedback.
October 4, 2016
If no documentation is left and the app’s source code was accidentally lost, but the app owner asks you to rebuild the software and implement new functions into it. We are eager to share a fresh case study about working on the restoration of the app APK.
September 20, 2016
Our Java engineers are reaching new heights. This time it’s not another project goal, it is a summit! Read about Scand’s flag trip to Elbrus, one of the highest mountains in the world.
September 10, 2016
Scand DevOps team sets up and manages cloud infrastructure as well as maintains its steady flawless work. We are happy to share the gained valuable expertise working on a support of a facility management app in our new case study.
August 29, 2016
Nowadays companies want to get full-package software services, i.e. not only lines of code but also the deployment, maintenance and support of their customized software using up-to-date technologies and cloud services. Scand DevOps team has more than a decade expertise and we are happy to share it.
August 26, 2016
Go is a programming language that is frequently used to develop latent, easy to deploy, fast modules for Slack, Redmine and other HelpDesk systems. Take a look how we applied this expertise to develop J-GroupDesk, a user management module.
August 16, 2016
TouchZ is a simple, effective open source library designed for iOS developers and testers. It optimizes time and efforts spent to test mobile applications and helps app developers to get a better insight of how bugs occur. The library is available for free and under the GPL license.
July 7, 2016
Scand is delighted to announce the launch of updated SkyHistory, a chat history manager for Skype that offers you a simple way of viewing, managing, searching and storing Skype conversations. SkyHistory v.2.0.0 comes up with such valuable features as built-in calendar, portable database option and ability to add important messages to bookmarks.
May 26, 2016
We continue to launch software products for developers and are proud to announce new helpful .NET libraries – GSpread.NET and DbFS.NET. The libraries are free and open source, available under the GPL license.
May 2, 2016
Meet Outlook4Gmail version 4.6.0 that includes improvements to the user interface, design and functionality! With this release you can synchronize contacts from multiple Outlook folders with a Google account and customize synchronization rules for any Google account or Outlook folder.
March 4, 2016
The latest release of Outlook4Gmail version 4.5.0 is available for download! Implemented new design and multilingual User Interface (English, German and Russian), added a tool to fix contact’s birthday date without year and more. Download updated plug-in here.
March 2, 2016
JiraGear is a mobile application that was created for viewing and managing JIRA issues on the go. With JiraGear you can view JIRA issue from selected Activity Stream and work with it right from the application, configure notifications for new activities and more. The details are on the product page.
February 16, 2016
Scand released Selfie King – a selfie contest app for Android! The application allows you to create real-time selfie challenges, invite friends or other selfie lovers to challenge you. It is available for free on Google Play.
January 27, 2016
We released a new project built on Salesforce and Apex. For more information about Lead Management Salesforce application visit the case study page.
January 21, 2016
Scand provides a full range of custom software development services. Our professionals can help you find business software solutions that will fit your business needs and budget. The best results are demonstrated in our projects and lie within the following spheres and technologies
December 29, 2015
Just recently we released a free, open-source encryption tool for Windows – WinGPG, that allows to encrypt/decrypt, sign and verify files on your PC. Our utility provides a simple and effective GUI, and we make it available under the GPL license.
December 2, 2015
Outlook4Gmail version 4.4.2 released! Added synchronization of X.400 and X.500 e-mail formats of Microsoft Exchange Server contacts, Google Groups and Outlook Categories fix, etc. Find out release notes here.
November 12, 2015
.NET FontManager is a small handy library for .NET and ASP.NET. It was created by our team to help developers operate with various font formats. Best of all, it’s free and open source, available under the GPL license.
October 21, 2015
We are pleased to announce the release of Realm Browser for Android – a small library designed for viewing and editing Realm database files on Android devices.
September 18, 2015
Scand development team is pleased to announce the release of a library for support of SVG format on Android – SVG Kit for Android! It is significantly faster than other solutions, and we make it available under GPL license. Visit our product page for more details.
September 17, 2015
We released SVG Kit v.2.1 for Adobe Creative Suite! Added support of Adobe Creative Suite components for CC 2015, CC 2014 and CC, support of Adobe Photoshop Elements 13, 12, 11 and more. Free trial version is available for download.
September 15, 2015
The updated Smart Feed Reader 2.2 for Android is available on Google Play. Now you are able to download and cache the whole article for later reading in offline mode. Enjoy enhanced performance of the application!
September 9, 2015
Implementing a rich experience in custom software development Scand team is proud to announce the range of mobile applications and libraries. Just recently we developed a simple and handy application – Mobile E-mail Organizer that helps to organize and filter e-mails on mobile devices.
August 20, 2015
We are constantly increasing our experience in the area of enterprise software built on Salesforce and Apex. Recently we developed several Salesforce applications, one of them is a customized cloud CRM system. Learn more about this project here.
May 14, 2015
The updated Outlook4Gmail v.4.4.0 released! Added support of recurrent event’s exceptions, added synchronization of “Visibility” field for Calendar events, ability to generate “File As” fields for Contacts in Outlook and more.
January 12, 2015
Scand development team released a new project – Supplier/Procurement management system. You can see some of our project highlights here.
October 29, 2014
Discover details about our augmented reality application Vision_AR implementing a cutting-edge technology that allows achieving digitally enhanced view of any object.
August 28, 2014
New Smart Feed Reader 2.0 for Android is now available on Google Play. Updated design, new settings, new auto-clean function, etc. Enjoy enhanced design and performance!
August 5, 2014
Outlook4Gmail development team pleased to announce the release of version 4.2.1! Added new important features: ability to skip synchronization of old events (older than 1 month, older than 1 year and etc.), support of 4, 8, 12, 24 hours options by scheduled automatic synchronization, more….
Scand developed multifunctional application – eBook Reader. Visit our Case Studies page to learn more about it.
April 8, 2014
Scand has implemented and maintains information safety system for software development and has been certified according to ISO 27001 international standards.
January 29, 2014
We recently upgraded to Grails 2.3.5. Read more in our blog.
December 17, 2013
Outlook4Gmail version 4.1 released! It has improved application ribbon that makes easier access to synchronization options. Added full support of all contact’s phone number types, Internet Calendars and multiple Outlook Data Files (.pst). Read more here.
December 2, 2013
Discover how to manage sport competitions online through our professional interactive software solution. Visit a Case Study here.
November 5, 2013
The updated Smart Feed Reader for Android with improved application usability is available. You can download free version 1.2 here.
October 30, 2013
Scand has extensive experience in software development for advertising industry. We successfully developed software solution, which can display multilevel promotional media on the LCD screens.
New updated Outlook4Gmail 4.0.0 released! Added important sync settings – one and two way syncing of calendars from multiple Google accounts in Outlook, two-way Outlook Contact Categories sync with Google Groups, Contact picture sync and more.
We have updated our Case Studies page. See our best experience for software development projects here.
April 24, 2013
Outlook4Gmail 3.2 Release Candidate is downloadable now. We improved installation for 64-bit Windows and 32-bit MS Office and implemented various fixes. Additionally we have added FAQ page with answers to the frequently asked questions.
April 15, 2013
A new version of Product Locator 0.5.1 released! Added important fix to create Configurable product. Free installation here.
March 22, 2013
The annual Scand Table Soccer Championship begins on March 26th. Follow this event in our blog.
March 7, 2013
A new version of Smart Feed Reader 1.2 for Android released! Improved application core functionality and stability, added caching of images for offline reading, import/export feeds based on OPML files, used Android Notifications for news and feed status updates, Portuguese and Russian localizations. Get it now on Google Play.
January 29, 2013
We released a new version of Product Locator adding filtering by cities and 1.7.x compatibility. Free download here.
January 9, 2013
We have launched a new version of SVG Kit 2.0.2 for Adobe Creative Suite. Get free trial version here.
December 21, 2012
Scand wishes its customers and partners Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2013 year!
December 20, 2012
We have launched a new Magento extension – Product Locator with the ability to display product location on Google Maps.
November 30, 2012
Scand has been certified according to ISO 9001:2008 quality management standards. Our internal quality management system was approved by the International Organization for certification systems and staff TÜV Thüringen e.V. and found to conform to the international standards.
November 8, 2012
Nov 9-11th Scand takes part in Grails48, a global community hackathon. We provide our office space to host this event in Minsk and our developers actively participate in this programming marathon. We invite everyone to discuss ideas and to create innovative JEE applications based on Grails framework.
The most recent Outlook4Gmail 3.0 Release Candidate is available. Synchronization process for large amount of data improved, assignment folders to accounts added, syncronization filter to skip synchronization of unreliable contacts added.
May 25, 2012
The updated Smart Feed Reader 1.1 for Android OS is now available on Google Play. Improved application stability and error-handling, secure subscription to Google Reader authenticated feeds, improved performance of content processing and displaying.
April 27, 2012
We are launching Smart Feed Reader for Android today. It’s a free RSS, RDF and ATOM news reader. Android 2.1 or later required. Get it now on Google Play.
April 26, 2012
Championship SC&TS 2012 Opening ceremony took place today at 9.30 a.m. It was a tense match! We congratulate our first winners Vadim and Ilia! See some great photos in our blog. To be continued…
March 31, 2012
Scand Ltd. won the WebHostingSearch.com award for best web tool. Web Hosting Search is an independent web hosting information guide. To receive this award you have to provide extra value to your users. Congratulations!
February 21, 2012
Our Software Architects are back from Spring I/O 2012 that took place in Madrid, Spain, on February 16-17, 2012. Spring I/O 2012 was a 2-day event full of presentations delivered by development leads, book authors and professionals on Spring, Groovy/Grails and Cloud technologies. Photos are here.
February 6, 2012
We’ve created cool video tutorials of Smart Feed Reader app helping you to understand and deal with the main features of the program quickly. The video is available on the website and on YouTube.
December 22, 2011
We wish our customers and their families Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year filled with abundance, joy, and treasured moments. May 2012 be your best year!
December 6, 2011
Another educational seminar for students was held in BSUIR, Minsk. This time the lecture “Introduction to Grails” in the series of “Java / Groovy / Grails” was presented by our specialist Aleksey Sergeev, an expert in the architecture of software systems, a participant of GR8Conf held last spring in Denmark.
November 23, 2011
SkyHistory v.1.2.3 released. It has improved user notifications and confirmation dialogs, that make product installation and configuration much easier. Added support of german OS version.
November 22, 2011
We’ve started seminar series at BSUIR, Minsk. The first lecture of the series “Introduction to industrial programming” was held by Alexander Chernyakevich, a leading expert of the company. An introductory “Java/Groovy/Grails” seminar was held by our lead engineer July Antonicheva, known contributor and maintainer of Grails based OpenSource projects.
October 20, 2011
New Smart Feed Reader Version 1.4 is now available in AppStore. Added iPad support, Media Collection support, reading news in full-screen from the most popular RSS channels.
October 12, 2011
To comply with new Skype policy we have converted our SkyHistory extra into a separate SkyHistory application.
September 26, 2011
Scand Ltd. is 11 years old now! We want to thank our customers, colleagues and just everyone who is part of Scand’s 11-year history.
SVG Kit 1.0.5 for Adobe Creative Suite is available. A new bunch of features includes added support of images with width/height less than 1pt and support of fractions in image size (no rounding-off to 1pt anymore).
August 12, 2011
SkyHistory 1.2 is downloadable: improved performance and an opportunity to view logged calls.
July 18, 2011
SkyHistory 1.1 is available: enjoy enhanced speed and performance!
June 22, 2011
TrafficPanel 2.7 is downloadable: DNS aliases support and possibility of automatic daily activation of blocked ip’s that reached http/tcp limits.
June 14, 2011
The most recent Outlook4Gmail 2.6 is downloadable. Synchronization process improved and accelerated.
June 8, 2011
The updated Outlook4Gmail 2.5 is available. Synchronization process strongly improved, slow plugin startup fixed and a number of other features upgraded.
June 2, 2011
Outlook4Gmail 2.4 released. Synchronization settings, Add/Delete button for accounts list and items deletion prompt added. Contacts synchronization and duplicate contacts issue fixed.
May 31, 2011
The new Outlook4Gmail 2.1 release is now downloadable. We added Outlook 2010 and Outlook x64 support and fixed the plug-in startup.
May 24, 2011
Our Software Architect Alexey Sergeev attended GR8Conf – the international Groovy, Grails and other great technologies conference held on May 17-19 in Copenhagen. GR8Conf photos are already available, the experience was converted into an in-house presentation and shared with colleagues.
May 19, 2011
SVG Kit 1.0.4 for Adobe Creative Suite is available for MacOS X. We added support of InCopy CS5 and CS5.5, InDesign CS 5.5, Photoshop CS5.1 and InDesign Server CS5 and fixed the installer and image size computing bugs.
May 14, 2011
The updated SVG Kit 1.0.4 for Adobe Creative Suite is downloadable. Adobe Creative Suite CS5.5 support, log4j used for logs, new installation for 64bit systems and other features are now available.
April 29, 2011
The updated TrafficPanel 2.6 version is downloadable and allows support of openSuSe, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian and any range of local network IP addresses.
Our colleagues attended the latest Agile Club Meeting devoted to adding more fun to software development process. Scand representatives contributed to the open space discussion and acquired a number of practical skills in creating fun at work and getting productivity benefits.
We wish our customers and their families Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year! May the light of success and achievement always shine on you the coming year 2011 and ever after!
December 10, 2010
TrafficPanel 2.4 is available now. Disabling nightly traffic per local IP, MAC filtering, port mapping module and other functions are now at your disposal!
November 4, 2010
New Smart Feed Reader Version 1.3 is now available at itunes.apple.com: Smart Feed Reader Version 1.3. Improved process of adding new feeds, added ability to set target folder for the new feed(s), iOS 3.1 compatibility, critical problems with data serial are now fixed.
October 14, 2010
Two new case studies are added to our portfolio – Enterprise Goal and SVG Kit for Adobe Creative Suite.