Technology

How to Choose a Game Engine

It would take valuable time to test all game development engines out there and narrow it down to the best one. There are about 170 different tools to choose among, and the number keeps increasing steadily as the game industry continues to grow. Choosing a game development engine can be a tough decision, so I’d like to share Zazmiс’s experience. We started recently and have one live game and a few more on the way.  Starting small to go big is always our approach.

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10 Promising Artificial Intelligence Startups for 2017

Crunchbase’s Global Innovation Investment Report 2016, Year in Review, landed in my email on January 12, 2017. The newsletter covered Crunchbase’s comprehensive insights into growth sectors, exit trends, top metro areas, 2017 predictions, global funding and more about the technology industry based on their aggregate dataset. Everyone in the tech world knows, and in some way discerned that 2016, was a year to reckon with for all startups. In our part of the space, we measured how the entire startup sector impacts the global market in attracting investors, raising consumers’ awareness and supporting competition within, and it is apparent to …

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The 10 VR Startups Forecasted to Shape Virtual Reality World in 2017

Introduction Virtual Reality did not just debut as a neophyte in the market in 2016. In fact, it had already taken tentative baby steps in the early 90s. If every progress it has accomplished over the years since its introduction is to be taken into account, consumers’ adaptation with VRs was generally slow-moving when compared to other wearables. Once in awhile Virtual Reality was able to showcase new innovations over that period of their market overture, but all in all what those amounted to were short or slight hypes that were either insignificant or momentary. In 2015 Gartner Inc. released …

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Zazmic’s Engineers on How to Dockerize an IoT app Built on Meteor

We live in the age of rapid urban development, which calls for all around integration of information and communication technology as well as IoT solutions: smart homes, intelligent transportation and smart cities. At Zazmic, our engineers Yurii (JS Team Lead) and Valeria (DevOps Engineer) have been working on a cutting edge project involving sensors, complex algorithm and Meteor. The platform monitors parking spaces availability. The challenges this project posed however, was what “dockerizing meteor” is and we talked with the engineers about how the Zazmic team began pioneering it.   We interviewed Yurii and Valeria to find out: Q: How did …

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iPad Pro Review

We recently expanded our technology inventory by acquiring a few iPad Pros. After a few weeks of testing it, here is our take on what we like or don’t:     Pros:                                                                             Cons: – Big Screen                                                   – …

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Top 10 Google Chrome Extensions

Hi readers, The list below is based on Zazmic employees feedback. We almost exclusively use Сhrome and wanted to share with you the extensions we find most useful. Browser extensions are the small softwares or computer programs, which work within and add functionality to the browser. Usually, these extensions don’t change the viewable content. Most of them add a toolbar to the browser interface.

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Top 10 softwares to manage a distributed team

When we founded Zazmic we were working simultaneously in China, Spain, Ukraine and Silicon Valley. Communication efficiency and maximizing the throughput for our distributed team members were among our first challenges. We settled on two top-10 platforms that allowed us to best deliver so many projects for our great clients. Check out the process which led to our preferred two platforms! #10 ProofHub: ProofHub is a stylish yet simplified project management tool with a lot of built-in features and control. Its principal features include: enabling users to define and assign tasks, group and  private chatting, keeping logs of all your data …

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