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Generating PDF documents or reports is a quite common task in software development. There are many use cases for that: hospital reports, company time logs, invoices, you name it. And, trust me, every developer is facing the same set of issues for the task.


Hey, my name is Anton and I’m Frontend Competence Manager at Rolique. This post is intended to help you prepare for the technical interview. I’ll try to describe the general process and leave some hints that can help you before and during the interview.

This article is written by Anton Yatseniuk

There is no fun in interviewing like FAANG 🙂. That’s why we’re not big fans of hours of interrogation about all possible algorithms and data structures. …


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Project’s overview. Our client is a digital B2B marketplace that automates the procurement of metal parts for industrial medium-sized companies and metal construction. The main idea of the business is to create an online platform, where people can order metal parts faster and cheaper than in any other place.

Our part in the project was to improve the customer portal and enhance communication between the clients and the producers. The business evolved and requirements for the platform grew with it too. At first, there was one QA engineer able to fulfill all the project’s needs. For now, there are three…


Fintech has met the COVID-19 challenge, like everyone and everything in 2020, managing through the uncertainty. Perhaps, the financial services industry could have looked quite different but was rocked by the global pandemic. Now, having proven its resiliency and adaptability to the needs of the time, economics, and market Fintech is a red-hot industry of 2021.
As half of the year has passed, we decided to share our observation on Fintech trends and prospects. So, without peering into the crystal ball, check up on opportunities and the future of the financial service industry.

In blockchain we trust

Social distancing caused extensive demand for reliable…


When speaking about a company’s well-being we must consider business success along with the employees’ comfort and prosperity as well. These two must work in a team to empower your company, otherwise, their dissonance will drop your business down. Organizations need to realize that team’s well-being is about understanding employees, which can be only achieved within employee-centric organizations. And here, no better tool than communication has ever existed.

Rolique is a company with a people-first culture, and we are pleased to have a Psychology Consultant Natalka Ilchyshyn for supporting and advising us on continuing corporate well-being.

We had an interview…


Hey, you’ve probably already heard about Service Workers. Sure thing — you’ve heard. That is such a useful proxy between your web app and the network that has access to the cache storage, and not only.
I think every site should have a Service Worker and in this article, I’ll explain the main benefits of using it together with Cache API.

This article is written by Vitalii Manchenko

Why should I read further?

Do you know that without much work you can speed up your website a few times? …


This article is written by Rostyslav Moroziuk

What is Electron?

Electron is a framework for building desktop apps with web technologies. We can build cross-platform applications and run them on all platforms (macOS, Ubuntu, Linux, or Windows) just by using JavaScript. Electron is being adopted by big organizations such as Microsoft, Facebook, Twitch, so we can be sure that this framework can cover all our needs in desktop application development. Thanks to Electron, you can focus on your application instead of the technologies that you need to use.

Why do we integrate Electron into our existing React app?

We wanted to get a desktop application without any changes to our existing codebase for…


While EventstoreDB is just gaining its popularity, some have already called it one of the most useful tools for implementing event-driven architecture. However, there is just a pinch of information online about EventstoreDB.
And, considering that I don’t want to keep you in the dark, I’ve prepared a guide on setting up an EventStoreDB cluster with AWS.

Written by Oleg Koval

The EventStoreDB cluster functions without shared disks. How does it work then? It uses the shared-nothing philosophy according to its principle you have three different physical drivers (aka nodes). …


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Alright, so you’ve decided to do something nice and shiny, and now you’re working on the JavaScript library, which is actually written with beloved TypeScript, aren’t you? Very well.


Does your smartphone mean communication only? It’s common knowledge, that this gadget is no longer just for phone calls and messages. Nowadays, smartphone’s functionality helps us to resolve our daily tasks like banking, making payments, tracking health and physical activities, checking bills and documentation, and plenty more, including management of the entire social life of the user. There are possibilities we can barely imagine today, but they will become a reality of tomorrow. However, even now, a smartphone is capable enough to become the eyes of its user.

One of the first applications for visually impaired people was developed in…

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