Testing Generated Binary Files with RSpec

  RSpec has become the standard framework used to test code written in Ruby. Its extensive library allows developers to isolate, extract, and test specific files within an application in order to decrease bugs and improve overall quality and stability. Although RSpec provides the tools necessary to test virtually every aspect of an

July 18, 2016

Sphere Showcases the Rebel Chatbot at a Conference in Tel Aviv

  As an avid supporter of the chatbot development community, Sphere will feature a case study of a customer service chatbot they are developing in partnership with a Brazilian-based smart-loan provider, Rebel, at the third international Chatbot Summit in Tel Aviv. This event will take place on January 31 at the InterContinental David

July 18, 2016

Sphere Joins Blockchain Development Leaders by CoinDesk

  Consensus 2018 presented by CoinDesk is expected to be one of the largest gatherings of blockchain startups, enterprise tech leaders, and crypto-enthusiasts looking to learn more about cryptocurrency and the direction it’s headed. With over 10 years of technical expertise and a team of knowledgeable blockchain developers, Sphere Software couldn’t turn down

July 18, 2016

Zen of Python Programming Language

  Python is a dynamic interpreted language that has gained a lot of traction in the past 12 years, even though it is actually 26 years old.  It is a general purpose language fit for different kinds of tasks, not a one-trick web pony like PHP was.  And it is the 4th most

June 13, 2016

Testing Process optimization with more Documentation

  To create effective and efficient software tools, your design must undergo a serious testing process. This procedure has to be thorough so that any issues are resolved well before the software’s distribution. Although a comprehensive evaluation is required, there are ways to optimize this task, decrease the effort and make your testing

May 20, 2016

Digital Marketing Best Practices for Tech Companies

  This ​year, ​we ​attended ​Digital ​Summit ​Chicago ​– ​a ​digital ​marketing ​conference ​featuring thought ​leaders ​from ​companies ​like ​Microsoft, ​AOL, ​Pandora, ​and ​AllRecipes.com. Below, ​we ​wrote ​up ​our ​favorite ​insights ​that ​we ​learned ​from ​this ​event. ​These ​best practices ​can ​be ​utilized ​by ​any ​tech ​company ​to ​compliment ​their ​sales ​strategy.

April 6, 2016

Quick tour on how Ruby on rails talks to the world

  A quick reminder about producing text messages in Ruby. Talk to the world The basic method for text output is puts from IO: puts “Hello World” # Hello World With interpolation it’s possible to insert some expression in a string: age = 2016-1990 puts “I’m #{age} years old” # I’m 26 years

April 5, 2016

Automating your VPC with Terraform and Jenkins

In DevOps, they say once you have to complete a task more than once manually, it’s time to automate the process. One of the tasks we do in AWS is duplicate environments for Dev, QA, Staging, and Production. So it’s time to create some templates and automate the process with

April 4, 2016

Machine Learning Made More Effective Through Python

  Machine learning, a branch of artificial intelligence, is a method of data analysis that automates analytical model building. While artificial intelligence covers the broad concept that machines should be able to perform what humans consider “intelligent” tasks, machine learning is based on the idea that machines should be able to learn and

April 1, 2016

An Introduction to Golang by Google

  In 2007 Robert Griesemer, Rob Pike, and Ken Thompson created a compiled and statically typed language called “Go.” This new language was meant to resolve problems they regularly experienced with languages they were using at Google. Here is a list of the pain points this group sought to address: Slow builds Uncontrolled

April 1, 2016