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Nicolas Alpi

CookiesHQ
June 22, 2017

Being a co-founding couple – pros, cons, tips & tricks

CookiesHQ is run by husband Nic and wife Nat. Today they're sharing what they consider as pros, cons, tips and tricks, after 6 years of working together.
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ClientsCommunity
June 14, 2017

Street2Boardroom helps street hustlers become entrepreneurs

Street2Boardroom is a Bristol-based initiative launched by social entrepreneur Clayton Planter, aiming at helping young adults apply the skills they learned on the street to legitimate business ventures and help…
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Development
February 15, 2017

Why we chose EmberJS to build The Filter’s console app

We're Rubyists at heart, but we chose EmberJS for one of our recent projects. We discuss the reasons behind the choice and whether it was the right choice.
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old boots
Startup
February 8, 2017

The 10 must-read books for bootstrapers and early stage startup founders

From the dry and informative publications to the funny stories, we have selected ten books that we would consider must-reads if you're bootstrapping.
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CookiesHQDevelopment
September 27, 2016

Developers are interpreters in search of context

I'm not a native English speaker, and in my early days in the UK I've been, countless of times, in discussions where even if I could understand the words being…
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CookiesHQStartup
August 23, 2016

You might not need to spend a fortune to create a happy workplace

I've recently been chatting with people from various agency setups across Bristol and the South West. When the subject of company perks arises, I've been proudly flashing what CookiesHQ has…
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Development
July 18, 2016

The If and What If method to help you develop more rounded features.

It's funny how sometimes little methods, when applied religiously, can help you develop better products that just make your job easier.
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CookiesHQWeb
May 18, 2016

Why we sponsor events and an introduction to our “do good” budget.

Since last year, we've been able to sponsor multiple events. For a lot of companies, this type of sponsoring might come out of their marketing budget, but for us, it…
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DevelopmentWeb
May 12, 2016

How relevant is Ruby on Rails in 2016 for web application development?

Ruby on Rails was created in 2004 and Open Sourced in 2005 by David Heinemeier Hansson. It also was the framework used to create the now-superstar app Basecamp.
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CookiesHQDevelopmentStartup
May 3, 2016

On regular staff one-to-ones and our extreme no internet challenge

It's been a little while since we started our experiment on the team. Our latest one started in March this year, and was focused around more regular one-to-ones.
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