Intive Blog
Intive Argentina's blog emerges as a space for spreading and discussing the knowledge that our staff creates, circulates and regenerates in the corridors of the company and in instances of collective production such as our technologies' teams. It's a place of divulgation but above all, of autonomy, collaboration and creativity. We invite you to explore it and -through reading and comment exchange- be part of it. Welcome!

Dark Patterns

In this blog, we’ve been talking about dark patterns (or dark UX) for some time now. We specifically refer to a group of techniques and tools that help us improve people’s experience when they interact with services or digital products...

The Journey of the Flutter Developer

The Flutter community is very large, and it offers tons of good tutorials and documents on Google, which denotes the considerable business investment that was made for this SDK. And it’s not just that, it also represents a new development...

COVID-19: Our Opportunity to Make a Better World

I’m sure you’ve received one of those messages that explain the pandemic is just the natural solution for an agonizing world. They talk of animals taking back lands overrun by humans, or they refer to the fact that pollution levels are...

Communicating when Working from Home

In times when the best possible choice is to work remotely, it’s really important to keep in mind that every member of a team needs to establish good, assertive and effective communication practices in each exchange. Communicating face to face...

New Superpowers for Developers

Historically, companies have followed quite a strict chain of command. This style comes from different management schools, such as Taylor’s, that wanted the operator to be as supervised as possible, so as to get their maximum performance level...

Coronavirus, Epidemies and Technology

In case you haven’t seen the news for the past few weeks, the Coronavirus outbreak has been labeled a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). It’s better to listen to experts about the impact this may have on the economy, society, people...

Global, big, multicultural. That’s our team!

Not so long ago, Francisco Ronconi, Human Resources Director at intive, talked about the dawn of remote work and distributed teams. He mentioned the benefits of tapping into the best talent globally, about how multicultural teams can increase profit...

The CrESI App: A Bridge towards Sex Education

After four years of hard work, a few months ago we launched the 2.0 version of CrESI for iOS, an app that aims to provide easy access to information about sex education. It’s intended to be used by teenagers and educators inside and outside the...

What I learned on my UX Job Search — Part II

Looking for a new job, especially in competitive sectors such as UX & Design, can be a long and stressful process. As a perfectionist, I like to always be prepared when it’s time to board a challenging project. These are some points & steps...

Formik Helps us to Stay Sane

How many of you create forms on a regular basis? And how many of you hate them? With this question I started our most recent meetup. At intive we continue to sponsor, organize and participate in various meetups, and this time, we talked about...

Python for Non-Programmers

Those of you with some programming experience know that developers spend much of their time reading code rather than writing it, and that they usually have short, rush delivery times to finish a product or feature. Python is the solution to this: it...

Reimagine Storytelling: AI + Sonic Identity 

Every single day new things are coming, that will change our daily interaction with technology. Let’s only name 5G, blockchain or AI and we’ll all get the idea. That is the reason why marketers need to understand technology deeply, in order to...

Why Study Programming?

When Minesweeper was a popular computer game and monitors weighed more than 5 kg, my grandma insisted that the only truly perfect thing in the world was a computer, “because computers never make mistakes, they are logical”. There was something...

Typescript: Love at First Line of Code 

We had a huge project in our hands. The team was growing day by day and the code in Javascript looked unmanageable: there were folders and more folders of untyped code. We didn’t know how to scale up, nor how to integrate all the developers that...

Preparing our Meetup: The Testing Universe

We’re growing as a company, not just in terms of infrastructure but also in terms of talent. That’s why we recently held the first in-house quality meetup to discuss relevant, current topics in the testing universe. It was delivered by our...

Go, go, go! Golang

Golang, the programming language developed by Google, was officially launched in 2011 but has gained popularity only recently. It’s a modern language that adapts to each Internet capacity and speed, and is optimized to enable thousands of users to...