IRL#7: Ljubljana

It's mid-year and it was time for In-Real-Life meetup in the hometown of Niteo, Ljubljana. Mid-year IRL is usually a bit more relaxed since there is no major reviewing or planning that needs to take place. Therefore we had a quick overview of the last half a year and then worked on a few important tasks in workgroups in the…
PayPal Ban

We got banned from PayPal after 12 years of business (updated)

Update: PayPal restored our account, and they were as descriptive as when banning us. This was after a call and tweet confirming the "final decision". We're appreciative nonetheless. :) PayPal unban Original post continues below You'd think that being a legitimate online business, having 12 years of history with PayPal, and hundreds of thousands of dollars processed, you'd gain some…

Why everyone at Niteo loves checklists

At Niteo we love using checklists. We think they're great because they: are easy to follow,remind you about the critical things that need doing,anyone can lead a meeting if they have a checklist. We use checklists for Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospectives: We use checklists for User Story Expectations (aka Acceptance Criteria): We use checklists for onboarding: ... and offboarding:…

The Niteo Handbook update – less bloat, more information

Documentation naturally grows with the company. But if you’re not careful it can quickly become bloated and unnecessary detailed. This happened to us this year. We’ve noticed that a large part of The Niteo Handbook was too complicated, too detailed and the writing style too strict. It was time to refresh it. We’ve removed a lot of unnecessary docs, especially…

IRL#5: Ljubljana

Summer is a great time to be in central Europe because of long days and good weather (when it's not scorching hot). It is one of the reasons why we hold our mid-year IRL in Ljubljana, the other being that it is close to many Niteans which makes it easier and less expensive to organize. [gallery columns="5" ids="525,532,534,526,527"] We've had…

How to get to the job interview at Niteo as a developer

In June we've opened up three job positions and received A TON of applications. Python job posting alone received more than 70 applicants in a matter of days. To simplify our selection process there are two sets of written questions for filtering before the interview. For future developers applying for a job (hopefully many of them will read this post),…

Niteo is hiring!

Currently, Niteo has three open positions: An enthusiastic Python developer, WordPress & WooCommerce Developer, DevOps with a love for Python and Go. We are looking for help on our current flagship project, Easy Blog Networks, and our new project WooCart. We look forward to your application!