IntexSoft facilitates the increase of education level at the regional university

Sergei Terekhov

Written by Sergei Terekhov | Wednesday, 05 March 2014 | Link

A new lecture course for technical students was started at the Grodno State University on the 15th of February. The course covers a wide range of questions in the field of project requirements analysis and business analyses in IT sphere.

One of the leading professionals of IntexSoft, Eugene Shashkov aspires to provide students with necessary knowledge about process modeling, project analyses, creation of important project documentation and project development cycle according to different development models (Waterfall, V-Model and Agile). In addition, future IT specialists have the opportunity to get useful information about budget planning and to look into the real software development process. Besides, Eugen Shashkov underlined, that it was very important to give students clear understanding about typical career stages at an IT company, for example, the way from junior developer position to Principal Software Architect job.

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IntexSoft provided educational training in Berlin

Written by valentina.zhuk | Thursday, 16 January 2014 | Link

IntexSoft specialists provide lessons in the leading world universities for sharing the gathered experience with new generation. Active academic and educational practice of employees is an important part of IntexSoft development strategy.

On the 10th of January one of the leading professionals of IntexSoft Eugene Shashkov provided a lecture and  practical trainings to the theme "BPMN, a general language for developers and specialists".

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Testing the resource consumption for Android. Part 1

Sergei Terekhov

Written by Sergei Terekhov | Friday, 04 October 2013 | Link

In this article we are going to discuss a very interesting topic: resource consumption testing for phones with Android OS. For mobile phones with Android operating system, there are many third-party programs that show the amount of resources used by some phone application. And also there is a special API and SDK that can help you see all the information about the target application on your computer. Here are some of them: 

    • StrictMode. It is a new API, which allows you to set policies for streams which control the list of operations, which are forbidden to be done in them. Without analysing details it is just a bit mask, which is saved in a thread-loca variable. For more information about StrictMode see the article "Testing resource consumption for Android (StrictMode). Part 2."

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Statistics of the mobile game development market

Sergei Terekhov

Written by Sergei Terekhov | Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | Link

My dear readers, this article is devoted to some interesting statistics from the mobile game market I found on a very useful Internet site ( We’ll consider: 

  • some general facts about game players and mobile software development companies,

  • reasons why people play mobile games so much,

  • what games, when and how we play,

  • some remarkable facts about the most popular mobile games.

State of the industry

  • There are more than 100 million mobile game players in the U.S. (almost one third of the population).

  • 34% of the top 100 App store apps use the freemium model.

  • It is expected that the mobile games industry will reach $ 54 billion by 2015.

  • Mobile games are the most popular category of applications.

  • 64% of mobile players play every day.

  • 93% purchased applications are games.

  • $3 is the average price that players admit as acceptable for in-app purchases.

  • The smartphones game industry is expected to double by 2016.

  • Cross-platform mobile apps are monetized 25% better than single-platform games.

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Bug-Tracking Part 1

Sergei Terekhov

Written by Sergei Terekhov | Monday, 20 May 2013 | Link

In this article I want to consider the concept of "bug-tracking" and its importance mainly.

Modern companies often use a special system for the registration of defects (bugs). The basic sense: testers create bugs, developers fix them, and project managers evaluate the status of the product. The management of defects in such systems is called «bug-tracking».

Testers, who are beginners in this work, usually have questions: «Why is it impossible to report about a problem verbally?». It is faster and easier. Experienced testers name several reasons:


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