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Creating A Healthy Team Culture For Remote Work

Creating A Healthy Team Culture For Remote Work

A reflection of how we work during this pandemic
Learning Time at Babbel

Learning Time at Babbel

Why taking time to learn at work is important
Bringing fun to your remote retrospective

Bringing fun to your remote retrospective

My 8 favourite agile Retrospective Warm-up Games
Introducing Online Migrations in Babbel’s B2B

Introducing Online Migrations in Babbel’s B2B

How internal tooling R&D brings customer value
Six Takeaways From Droidcon EMEA

Six Takeaways From Droidcon EMEA

Our mobile engineers recently attended the droidcon EMEA conference and here is what they learned
Babbel’s hybrid lesson player

Babbel’s hybrid lesson player

Bringing web technology to mobile devices.
Integrating React Native with Babbel’s native mobile apps

Integrating React Native with Babbel’s native mobile apps

The journey to contribute to mobile apps being an only-web team.
Challenge your initial ideas

Challenge your initial ideas

Recently I was working on a small command-line tool. The tool was supposed to take some user input and then render this information into a file using a predefined template. Let’s skip the user input handling and focus on the template rendering because it reveals an interesting discovery.
Tech Stack of Babbel

Tech Stack of Babbel

We also use Tech Radar to inform prospective employees of Babbel, about the technologies we use.
How to do more with fewer servers

How to do more with fewer servers

Do we increase the maximum number of server instances that can be allocated or do we optimize the current setup? We chose the latter.
Juniors’ Guide to Pull Requests

Juniors’ Guide to Pull Requests

Guidelines on confidently reviewing senior team members’ code without feeling like a total newb.
Becoming a Femgineer at Babbel and relocating to Germany

Becoming a Femgineer at Babbel and relocating to Germany

This interview is part of our blog series on Femgineers (female Engineers) at Babbel. In this installment, we talk to Pallavi Subramanya who started her journey with us just a few months ago, moving from India to Germany for her position.
A Look Back at Hack Day #9

A Look Back at Hack Day #9

Have a look inside one of Babbel’s most exciting initiatives, Hack Day, with the official aftermovie and an interview with Mo Mourad, one of the members of the winning project.