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Spring I/O 2016 Highlights

This year, a delegation of six Java engineers from Fortech attended the largest European Spring related conference, Spring I/O, held in Barcelona. The 2-days event included a series of keynotes, presentations and workshops about the Spring Framework. Read here some takeaways from the conference.

The Challenges of Building a Production Ready Application in the React.js Ecosystem

Deciding what framework to use for your software project might prove difficult without prior knowledge of each’s framework challenges and limitations. This article presents a few insights into React and building a production-ready application in the React.js ecosystem, by focusing on its challenges.

How to build a Pan & Zoom Plugin Using the Revealing Module Pattern

This article is a how-to guide on building a basic JavaScript plugin for interacting with an element which allows zooming and panning using the mouse. It relies on the Revealing Module design pattern and was developed with the purpose of creating an interactive map for the website of a large commercial center.

Machine Learning Applied to Revenue Management

This is a summary of an article published by one of our colleagues in the 44th number of Today Software Magazine. It analyzes the current state of Machine Learning (ML) software applications and provides insights regarding the data volumes and computational power required by ML in revenue management.

Marketing Through the Digital “Window”. An Enlarged View for 2016

Closing 2015 and looking forward into 2016, local IT managers have shared their predictions on this year’s trends on both technical and general business topics. Read here the key principles from which a business should address brand communications in the new digital era, as presented by our marketing manager.

Software Outsourcing Versus Own Product Development

In a landscape where about 80% of Cluj-Napoca’s IT companies provide software outsourcing services, own product development is rarely encountered. For the few IT companies that seek to create a product development expertise, finding the right specialists is a challenge. A challenge we are ready to tackle.

Embracing Change in IT

Whether we talk about professional or organizational development, change has become an implicit requirement in our pursuit of excellence. We are constantly challenged to adopt the changes that impact our work environment and disrupt our comfort zone. But what does it mean to embrace change in IT?

Halloween at Fortech

A hallowed evening took over Fortech, covering our headquarters with creepy faces, awful sweets and spooky decorations. Our colleagues embraced the spirit by entering darkness contests - office decoration, costume or/and pumpkin carving. All guests enjoyed good music, pumpkin pie and a horror movie.

Historical Perspective of the IT Phenomenon in Cluj-Napoca

An IT hot-spot, Cluj-Napoca is one of the most popular destinations for IT outsourcing in Romania and Eastern Europe. But how did it all begin? Learn from this article how the IT field evolved in Cluj-Napoca, the competitive advantage the local players have and possible future directions and perspectives.

Runners Meet at Faget Tour Fortech

Races, contests and games. Our hard work paid off. At its first edition, our “Faget Fortech Tour” event was a success. On the morning of 24th of October, over 600 runners from all over gathered at the starting line, waiting for the go signal. The program comprised activities for both adults and children.

Team Academy Students Discovering Fortech

To-do list for the day: nurture the entrepreneurial spirit of students. Fortech opened its doors to a group of 25 curious international students from Team Academy. They got a glimpse into the daily life of a software engineer and learned about Cluj-Napoca’s business environment.

Pre-employment Training Time

This month, Fortech hosts 5 pre-employment training programs opened to students or graduates from the IT field. The programs are designed to combine both theoretical and practical components, in 3,6 or 8 weeks of intensive learning. Join us in exploring the basics of Mobile, .NET, QA or Web technologies.

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Employing 700+ software engineers and growing, we are one of the largest software outsourcing companies in Central and Eastern Europe. Since 2003, over 165 clients have chosen Fortech as their engineering partner.