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Insightful posts on software development, covering industry trends, best practices, and cutting-edge solutions to drive your business forward in the digital landscape.

Creating an Inclusive and Welcoming Workplace for Foreign Employees
This post explores the experience of a foreign employee working within an Italian company, specifically focusing on buildo's corporate culture. Through the lens of Livia, a member of the team, we can have a lowdown on what makes the company culture tick, from the informal events to navigating through work dynamics.
The Missing Link in Simplifying Database Complexity
Our platform team shares the process of addressing the complexities of software development that helped them design our internal developer platform, Clustero, streamlining tech stacks and database management through cutting-edge platform engineering.
Buildo Event: Design System Conversations
Explore insights on harnessing visual consistency, boosting team efficiency, and enabling seamless collaboration through the strategic use of design systems in technology as discussed by experts Davide Di Pumpo, Luca Campanini, Iacopo Pancotti, Raffaele Boiano, and Gabriele Petronella in our latest event.
What’s new in WCAG 2.2?
On October 5th, the 2.2 update of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) was released. We know you don't feel like rereading all the WCAGs, so we've summarized everything that has changed compared to previous versions for you!
Software Development Companies in the AI era
Unprecedented breakthroughs in LLMs are transforming software development. New techniques enable effective interactions with LLMs, but caution is advised to avoid unnecessary complexity. LLMs should be applied where they provide the most value, balancing operational costs and achieving efficiency. Buildo embraces these advancements to enhance products and refine quality in Software Engineering.
The Eternal Sunshine of Accessible Colors
Web accessibility is often associated with color contrast, but ensuring readable text against a background is not always straightforward. Even if the new APCA algorithm significantly advances the science behind choosing truly accessible colors, it's important to know the challenges and the downsides it presents.
Mastering Focus for Accessible User Interfaces
Focus management is one of the most crucial elements ensuring your digital product's usability and, most importantly, accessibility. Still, it’s often forgotten. In this blog post, we will see the most common issues with focus management, the impact on different types of users, and how to test them.
The Benefits and Business Risks of a Design System
A discussion about the pros and cons of a Design System. Thanks to our experience in the business, we explain how it can enhance a company's efficiency and consistency while suggesting strategies to mitigate potential risks.
Making of Bento DS: An Interview With Gabriele Petronella
With years of experience in developing design systems, in Buildo we're proud to have developed Bento DS, our cutting-edge white-label design system that helps businesses streamline their design process and create beautiful, consistent user experiences.
Enhancing Web Accessibility with ARIA Labels: A Gateway to Inclusive User Experiences
Web accessibility is crucial in our interconnected world, and the use of Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) labels plays a significant role in ensuring individuals with disabilities can access and comprehend web content, as explored in this blog post.
Buildo Event: AI-Assisted Software Development
Featuring expert perspectives from industry leaders such as Pamela Gotti, Marco Denti, Alessandro Panebianco, Enrico Bertino, and Davide Cifarelli, we delve into the power of AI in both the creation and management of code. Key discussion areas include the evolving role of developers, transformations in software architecture, AI's impact on creativity and quality, and potential risks and mitigating strategies.
Building Jelled Teams in Software Development
Building a team is a complex process. In this article, we will explore some of the essential principles that have inspired us at Buildo to develop our unique approach to building an effective software development team.
Build a Tailor-Made Design System in Seconds
Design systems are becoming increasingly popular as more companies discover the benefits of having a standardized and streamlined approach to design and development. For this reason, introducing a design system can be a game-changer for any company's digital presence.
Is Your Design System Really a Design System?
In this blog post, we will provide our definition of a design system and address some of the common misconceptions surrounding this topic. We hope to help you answer the question "Is your design system really a design system?"
Old But Gold: Our Medium Articles Collection
Read a selection of our older articles about technology, management, and company culture on Medium.