Whether you've been developing apps for years, or just starting to dabble in app development — there's always something you can learn from a fellow developer in the community. In our latest round of developer success stories released this week, we interview a stellar group of app developers who are not afraid to take risks and develop new, creative solutions using their own unique skills and passions.
We always feel inspired after speaking with Atlassian app developers and partners, and we hope that through these stories you gain some inspiration too. Get to know Vincent, Jarek, Rafał, and Oliver, and connect with them on the community for a virtual coffee chat, or just to say hello!
Vincent Coval shares how creative app building led Elements to win Codegeist 2021
Vincent Coval began his career in 2006 as a developer in embedded systems. Today, as Innovation and Product Manager, he blends creativity with product design alongside 15 developers at Elements, a 30-person app development company born from Valiantys in 2018.
We chatted with Vincent about how his team's Codegeist submission led them to win first place in 2021 and his tips for efficiency in using constraints to your advantage. We hope you find inspiration for your next app or hackathon through Vincent's story! For any Codegeist participants looking for advice this year before submitting your app by the deadline of October 31, 2022, Vincent is an incredible developer to speak with. Connect with him on the developer community!
Jarosław Solecki and Rafał Janiczak discuss how UI Modifications unlocked a new Forge use case for Deviniti
With over 20+ years of combined experience, Jarek, Product Owner, and Rafał, Developer, are two members of the Deviniti team — a long time Platinum Atlassian partner who has made optimizing business processes their mission for over 5 million customers in 103 countries.
Rafał began building apps with Deviniti over 7 years ago, and has since seen the company go from 10 to 26 apps! Jarek started out as a UX designer in the e-commerce space before moving to Deviniti, where he has been a product owner for around 4 years now. His personal highlight as a product owner is solving business operations problems for Jira customers.
We had a fantastic time chatting with both Jarek and Rafał about their experience moving Dynamic Forms, a popular app with nearly 1,300 installs, from Server to Cloud. Read their story to learn about how the new UI Modifications feature unblocked their journey to Cloud, their experience working with Atlassian to become an early adopter of the feature, and how rebuilding Dynamic Forms in Cloud has impacted their strategy moving forward. Don't forget to connect with both Rafał and Jarek on the community — they have a wealth of app building knowledge to share!
Oliver Rolle highlights how he found success blending business and software skills
Oliver Rolle began his entrepreneurship journey on the Atlassian Marketplace in September of 2021. With an education in computer science and business, and a background in portfolio management, AI, and data science; his experience gives him a unique edge when it comes to taking on a role as an Atlassian Marketplace Partner.
We chatted with Oliver about what led him to start building apps for the Atlassian Marketplace, how his background proved to be valuable for him as a Marketplace partner, and his experimentation with marketing tactics to drive app installs and visibility. Read Oliver's story to learn more about his journey and connect with him on the developer community!
Get to know Rafał, Jarek, Vincent and Oliver
We hope you enjoyed getting to learn about these incredible Atlassian developers! If you don’t already know them, we’d highly encourage you to add them to your network, ask them a question or two, or even share how their advice helped you in your own app development journey.