Betamark, Software Developers

Why I’m not moving my company to San Francisco

This story was originally published on Fast Company 19th October 2015 When new companies start to gain traction–especially tech companies–it’s hard for their founders not to ponder relocating to San Francisco. Digital communication tools have shrunk the world considerably, but physical location still matters. I, for one, have certainly entertained the idea of taking my…view article

Working on several projects at once

Life is short. We all heard this saying when we were kids and didn’t think twice about it, but I think I understand the true meaning of it as I get older. For one, I will never get to build all the things I want to build because ideas are infinite and my time isn’t. So…view article

Every entrepreneur should start blogging

This story was originally published on Fast Company 27th August 2015 If you’re an entrepreneur—or an aspiring one—you may think blogging is the last thing you’ve got time for. And you might be right. After all, there’s no immediate business value to be drawn from writing regularly, and it takes away the time you might…view article

Hosting Node.js apps on an AWS EC2 instance

Until recently, Sharemark’s website was hosted on Heroku while the rest of its services were hosted on a dedicated AWS EC2 server. A few days ago we’ve made a decision to move the website, that was built using Node.js, to our dedicated server. Since our server is a simple LAMP stack, we had to configure it…view article

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