How to Create a Dating App & How Much It Costs

How to Create a Dating App & How Much It Costs | Shakuro

Over 20 million matches a day. That is 40+ million people meeting with a perspective for further relationship. These numbers make online dating tools the primary way of meeting people. A reasonable follow-up to that fact is the question: what is the best way to meet online? Is it a specific website, social media, or an app? The numbers we provided belong exclusively to the mobile dating applications, with a huge chunk in the big T.

Visual Thinking & UX in remote collaboration

Visual Thinking & UX /// In Remote Collaboration | Shakuro

Through multiple bumps and bruises, we found out, there is nothing more critical for an outsourced web development agency than staying competitive. Every now and then you catch that Firebird of a big project that defines your work ever since. Kind of like a safe pass in your business you can’t, however, rely on it entirely.

Dominating Web Development Outsourcing

Dominating Web Development Outsourcing | Shakuro Hero Image

Outsourcing is the reality of today’s business. Whether you are producing tangible goods or digital experiences, you can find people who can do it cheaper, better, and faster. The combination of these three is the sweet spot for any entrepreneurship. Aside from the circumstance beyond our control like physical lack of technical talent in your location, the leading cause of outsourcing is optimizing the quality-to-price ratio and building a better product for less cash. So if all the checks and balances are named and known, why do so many startups and enterprises fail in outsourcing and what happens to the ones, for whom outsourcing is the only option?

Brand Identity Design For Web

Brand Identity Design For Web | Shakuro

What Is Brand Identity?

It is not a mere coincidence that the entity referred to a “brand identity” consists of the two words powerful each on their own. The reason why “brand” as a means of individualization is emphasized by “identity” meaning attribution data. A logo or a home page is not an identifiable brand in and of itself. In order to be recognizable, appealing, and memorized, a brand requires some contextual finesse – its identity.

Late 2017 Web Design Trends

Late 2017 Web Design Trends | Shakuro Hero Image

As the year is drawing to a close and the summer insanity is giving its place to the melancholy of a pumpkin-spiced autumn, let’s see what the workhorses of the web design industry introduced to the world.

Make Or Break: Bulletproof Application Code

Make Or Break: Bulletproof Application Code | Shakuro

Recently I wrote about an app idea protection and why it’s not worth it to patent your app before it is actually launched. In terms of design concept, UI elements, and UX principles, there is an engineering part which is as entangled as it is important for the project viability.

Outstaffing Challenges: Esprit de Corps

Outstaffing Challenges: Esprit de Corps Building A Committed Team | Shakuro

Building A Committed Team

In our previous piece on outstaffing, we started unearthing some of the points that had helped us become a versatile outsourcing team we are. It was a long and painful process and the thing is you can’t learn these things from generic sources, it has to be a real first-hand track record with cases to back it up. This is exactly what I’m trying to reach by distracting my work fellows by these interviews. This one goes based on the experience of our tech lead, Alex Chaly.

UX [Ghost] Writing?


The term of UX Writer appeared out of the blue a couple years ago as part of the “UX Madness” agenda when subtle things in web design began to matter. If you break down user experience, it becomes one of the most abstract, yet accurate representations of ends and means in design. All of a sudden words became part of the UX game. Advertising copy is not a staple of content writing anymore. Lorem ipsum is done. Google Docs is a design tool.

Web & Mobile Log Analytics Tools Study

Web & Mobile Log Analytics Tools Study | Shakuro

The Ultimate Log Analytics Tool

Finding a versatile tool that could satisfy the needs of cross-platform, data-heavy solution is an issue that occurs at some point. regardless of the size of an enterprise or a startup, business development requires detailed real-time performance analysis. As part of general maintenance, crash reports, event reports, and user action analysis need to be thoroughly tracked and reacted to. In our attempt to find the best log analysis tool, we came up with an industry-specific list of features that some of the most popular tools showcase.

Why (Not) Patent Your App Before It’s Out?

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If there’s one gigantic discovery that the internet revealed to us in the last decade, we can probably all agree on – it’s the leak. From the Wikileaks’ documents that reshaped the landscape of political agenda worldwide to the private iCloud security breaches resulting in A-list celebrities’ personal data leaks, no doubt data leaks present a serious issue in the world of digital media. Production leaks have a huge pain in the neck of tech companies as well.