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Spicy Comic #8 - Scala code.. you know that feeling..

Spicy Comic #8 - Scala code.. you know that feeling..

We love Scala, but sometimes… You know that feeling that you open the code someone else did as a masterpiece a year...

Dragana Krtinić

Apple Joins the Conversational UI Movement with Business Chat

Apple Joins the Conversational UI Movement with Business Chat

With people spending so much time on their messaging apps each day, it didn’t take too long for businesses to follow and...

Marijana Mrkalj

How Blockchain is Catalyzing Change Across Industries

How Blockchain is Catalyzing Change Across Industries

There is so much hype surrounding blockchain technology that you may legitimately think there’s no real weight behind this “buzzword of the...

Marijana Mrkalj

SpiceFactory Partners with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering

SpiceFactory Partners with the Faculty of Electrical Engineering

We’re proud to announce that we’re now an official partner of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Belgrade (ETF). By partnering with...

Marijana Mrkalj

Key UX Considerations When Designing for IoT

Key UX Considerations When Designing for IoT

Experience design in the connected world of IoT is a whole new ball game for designers to tackle. The fundamental difference compared...

Marijana Mrkalj

All You Need to Know About Designing Human-Like Chatbot Conversations

All You Need to Know About Designing Human-Like Chatbot Conversations

User interface design has always been a crucial part of the digital product development process. UIs represent the connection between people and...

Marijana Mrkalj

Building User Value into Digital Products

Building User Value into Digital Products

Success with digital products doesn’t just happen, and especially not overnight. Great products are very well researched – they focus on solving...

Marijana Mrkalj

Spicy Comic #7 - Work, Love and Understanding

Spicy Comic #7 - Work, Love and Understanding

Dragana Krtinić

Conversational Commerce: Passing Trend or Something More?

Conversational Commerce: Passing Trend or Something More?

A new craze for conversational interfaces has taken off around the globe. It seems like all of a sudden, every business wants...

Marijana Mrkalj

Enterprise Digital Transformation: What is Next?

Enterprise Digital Transformation: What is Next?

Over the past several years, digital technology has disrupted many industries and triggered a new wave of startups that are challenging traditional...

Marijana Mrkalj

Spicy Comic #6

Spicy Comic #6

Imagine this scenario: You are out shopping all day and you’ve been browsing stores in different locations. It took you a while...

Dragana Krtinić

Building the Business Case for Chatbots

Building the Business Case for Chatbots

Since messaging platforms like Slack, Telegram, and Facebook Messenger opened to third-party chatbots, we’ve seen a massive number of bots popping up...

Marijana Mrkalj

Bots from Hype to Reality: A Path to Delivering Value

Bots from Hype to Reality: A Path to Delivering Value

Bots are everywhere! Just ask Google and it’ll immediately return 100 plus million results.

Marijana Mrkalj

Spicy Comic #5

Spicy Comic #5

Spicy Comic #5 – The Conference

Dragana Krtinić

The 10 Types of People You Meet at Conferences

The 10 Types of People You Meet at Conferences

We’ve visited a lot of conferences recently! Here’s our llustrated guide to the 10 types of people you meet at conferences.

Dragana Krtinić

How to Design and Build Bots that People Will Love!

How to Design and Build Bots that People Will Love!

Building bots is not as easy as it looks. Here are some tips on how to design chatbots that people will love.

Filip Danić

Spicy Comic #4

Spicy Comic #4

Spicy Comic #4 – With Programmers on Programming Conference

Dragana Krtinić

Spicy Comic #3 – Git Bisect

Spicy Comic #3 – Git Bisect

We all hate searching for the cause of a nasty regression. Git history to the rescue!

Jovan Erčić

Spicy Comic #2

Spicy Comic #2

Spicy Comic #2 – The Ball

Dragana Krtinić

Spicy Comic #1

Spicy Comic #1

Spicy Comic #1 – Discipline: Coding

Dragana Krtinić

What We Learned About MeteorJS While Building UsabilitySqaure

What We Learned About MeteorJS While Building UsabilitySqaure

Let’s have a look at how we used MeteorJS for our new, totally free usability testing platform.

Filip Danić

Slapbot for Slack: Good Old Slap (/slap) Available Again!

Slapbot for Slack: Good Old Slap (/slap) Available Again!

This is how we use our slapbot to recreat joyful IRC moments in Slack. Instructions for spicing up your conversations available. :)

Tamara Rendulić

KonceptApp: Best National Cloud/Data Application!

KonceptApp: Best National Cloud/Data Application!

CESA 2015 recognized our revered prototyping tool and encouraged us to keep up the good track.

Tamara Rendulić

AWS ELB and Secure WebSockets with Play Framework

AWS ELB and Secure WebSockets with Play Framework

AWS ELB does not support WebSocket over TLS by default, and here is how to set it up.

Miloš Žikić

Keep Your SEO Ranking When Changing Your Site Structure or Moving to a New Domain

Keep Your SEO Ranking When Changing Your Site Structure or Moving to a New Domain

Changing the structure of your website can have a bad impact on the ranking you acquired so far.

Miloš Žikić

Voxxed Conference Interview

Voxxed Conference Interview

We gave an interview for Voxxed Days Belgrade conference about how we build software and what values someone as a software engineer should seek.

Miloš Žikić

Software is Not Just Some Code Run on a Computer

Software is Not Just Some Code Run on a Computer

Our software development practices and why we’ve adopted reactive concepts.

Jovan Erčić

Prototyping is About Validation

Prototyping is About Validation

Software should be both useful and usable. Keep iterating until you hit the right spot.

Miloš Žikić

Welcome to SpiceFactory!

Welcome to SpiceFactory!

If we had to pick one word which describes us, we’d pick two which two that do the opposite — status quo.

Branko Tomić