OfferZen Blog

Insights about the South African tech industry and software development.

Topic: Community
How Do You Know When You’re Not Doing UX Work?
Many UX Designers struggle to find actual UX work, leaving them with little opportunity to impact business. Here are some common scenarios to look out for.
by Brendin du Plessis - 22 August 2018
Topic: OfferZen Updates
Rebuilding Core Features at OfferZen
Building a solid base for a product can sometimes mean rebuilding core features - a challenging task. Here's how we went about it and what we learned.
by Ethan Marrs - 20 August 2018
Topic: Community
How Games Benefit from UX Testing
The success of any game depends on how engaging, challenging and balanced it is. That's why it's so beneficial to have UX metrics for your testing during development.
by Cara Winterbottom - 17 August 2018
Topic: Community
WebAssembly: Native desktop apps are dead - long live native desktop apps!
What if you want all the perks of a desktop app, but also make it easy to use and share? Here's a quick introduction to WebAssembly and why it's so useful.
by Justin Worthe - 15 August 2018
Topic: Community
The Secret Sauce of Technical Leadership
What's the secret sauce of a great technical leader? I went out on a quest to talk to technical leaders I personally look up to. Here are the key learnings.
by Simon van Dyk - 8 August 2018
Topic: OfferZen Updates
The OfferZen Master Plan
Our mission at OfferZen is to help people build awesome software. Here is our secret three-step plan to make it happen.
by Malan Joubert - 7 August 2018
Topic: Community
Choosing Languages Wisely: How JavaScript Helped Me Keep Up
Javascript's ecosystem helped me ensure that I was learning the right things to keep up with the ever-changing software industry. Here's how.
by Tumiso Marebane - 6 August 2018
Topic: Interviews
8 Questions To: Philip Joubert, OfferZen Co-Founder
What are your favourite failures, unusual habits or most influential books? OfferZen's Co-Founder, Philip Joubert, answers 8 Tim Ferris-inspired questions.
by Anne Gonschorek - 3 August 2018
Topic: Community
Best Prep for Remote Team Members
Companies are increasingly looking for talent beyond their postal codes. I've worked in different remote roles and know the ins and outs. Here's my setup.
by Thabang Tseboho - 2 August 2018
Topic: Community
How to Build a Content-Based Recommender System For Your Product
If we want to present our users with the most relevant information, we need to extract their preferences from our raw data. Here's how you could get started.
by Helge Reikeras - 1 August 2018
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