Insights sobre o ecossistema de design e desenvolvimento de apps.

About Us Android

From Cupcaker to Senior Android Engineer in 3 years — here’s one Caker’s career story…

It’s not easy building and nurturing a hybrid-remote team; you need to put equal time and effort into the personal and professional development of every employee. Because when you do, talent may just flourish from the most unexpected — and untrained! — places.

That’s exactly what happened when Diego Almeida de Oliveira first came to Cheesecake Labs in 2017. Over 3 and a half years, Diego grew from an intern — or “Cupcaker”, as we like to say — to one of CKL’s most highly-skilled and well-respected Senior Android Engineers, delivering delightful mobile apps to clients as Tapcart and Singularity University.
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Opinion Business

Screw the minimum ‘viable’ product, let’s talk about value!

Chances are, you’re familiar with the term ‘Minimum viable product’. Colloquially abbreviated to ‘MVP’, these three words have taken the product development and lean startup world by storm for years.

And for good reason, too. Working with an MVP brings a whole host of benefits — it creates a framework for releasing new products quickly, without getting bogged down in the features that are nice, but not necessary, for your initial release.
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Business Development

The biggest benefits of Python, according to CKL

It isn’t easy to pick a technology for your new application idea. Everyone acts like the language they use is the best one out there (including us!). It’s hard for business owners to sift through the noise and figure out what tool is the right one for the job.

At Cheesecake Labs, we cut through the noise.

We’re clear about why we use Python — the benefits it brings to application development and the drawbacks too.
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Business Development

Construindo um aplicativo com a Cheesecake Labs: Fase #4 Otimização do Produto

Se você está lendo esta série de artigos desde o início, já deve ter passado por todas as fases de desenvolvimento de produtos da Cheesecake Lab. A Fase 1 ajudou você a definir seu produto e seus objetivos, a Fase 2 deu um design ao seu aplicativo e a Fase 3 ajudou a dar vida e lançar o seu produto aos usuários.

Agora seu aplicativo já está disponível para o mundo. Mas as mais emocionantes – e importantes – semanas, meses e anos ainda estão por vir.
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About Us Others

Mental health strategies for remote work during a pandemic

This pandemic has forced us to experience a period of many changes in our life dynamics. Social distance has impacted almost all areas of our lives, especially how we relate to work. The famous Home office, or telework, which was once considered a privilege or an innovative work model, has now become a reality for many companies, especially in the IT sector.

However, there is a big difference between adopting this work model as a conscious and planned choice – when one is able to exercise social activities in other environments -, and the model forced by the pandemic, one which implies social distance and ends up limiting most of our social interactions to interactions that can only be mediated by technology.

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Development Back-end

Django Framework (not the Quentin Tarantino movie)

Do you have your next app idea fleshed out, designed and ready to go into development?

Now it’s time to figure out how you’re going to bring your app into the world, and here’s where some big questions around technology arise. Perhaps you’re clear on the frontend, but you are unsure which backend technology to use? There are countless programming languages and web frameworks out there — you can spend weeks looking at Flask vs. Django vs. Node.js comparisons and still not know which way to go.
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Business Mobile Development

Here’s how the world’s most innovative brands use React Native (+5 great examples)

$143 billion was spent in apps and on app stores during 2020 alone. And this wasn’t a fluke. Close to 90% of mobile internet time is now spent in apps — a number that’s been steadily growing in recent years.

So if you’re gearing up to develop an app for iOS or Android, you’re on the right track. Businesses that invest in these platforms are not only going to remain more competitive, they stand to boost their revenue and customer engagement as well.
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Business Development

Construindo um aplicativo com a Cheesecake Labs: Fase #3 Desenvolvimento do produto

Com este guia, chegamos à terceira fase do processo da Cheesecake Labs de definição, design, desenvolvimento e otimização de produto. Mas de forma alguma a fase de “Desenvolvimento” é a etapa final na jornada de qualquer aplicativo.

Após a fase de desenvolvimento de produto ser concluída, você terá um aplicativo web ou mobile totalmente funcional e pronto para o mercado – algo em que podemos continuar a trabalhar juntos, obtendo feedback do usuário, explorando se o seu produto está de fato resolvendo o problema a qual ele se propõe e conquistando seu lugar entre os concorrentes. Continue Reading

User Experience Product Business Design

Construindo um aplicativo com a Cheesecake Labs: Fase #2 Design do produto

Na Cheesecake Labs, criamos uma metodologia de quatro fases para o desenvolvimento de aplicativos de sucesso: definição do produto, design do produto, desenvolvimento do produto e otimização do produto.

A utilização desse processo garante que um aplicativo atenda – e muitas vezes supere – as expectativas de nossos clientes, seus stakeholders e, o mais importante, dos usuários finais.

Na primeira parte desta série de conteúdos, explicamos como nossa primeira fase – Definição do Produto – ajuda a preparar o terreno para um design e desenvolvimento bem-sucedidos. Agora é hora de olhar para a Fase # 2: Design do produto.
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