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Software Delivery As A Competitive Advantage – The Need for Change

by Kelly Waters, 19 May 2020

There has never been a more important time to be outstanding at software delivery.  An organisation’s capability in software development is now a major differentiator.  Possibly the difference between success and failure.  So what’s changed? Project failure According to various studies, almost 70% of all software projects fail.  Materially fail to meet their objectives, in […]

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React Native: What are the 5 Key Learnings of the Framework?

by Edward Coleridge Smith, 25 September 2019

React Native is a framework for building cross-platform mobile apps using the JavaScript library, React. It was publicly released by Facebook in 2015 and has become hugely popular since. I’ve been a senior developer for a number of years and working with React Native from late 2015. In that time, I’ve built several apps using […]

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WebAssembly, is it really the future?

by Odhrán McConnell, 03 July 2019

Recently, I’ve been talking at some events about WebAssembly during which I was a bit hard on JavaScript. I admitted that I’ve never been a fan, and believe that JavaScript is a broken language. The  problems with JavaScript are well-known, but there are only two things you can possibly do about it:  Eliminate those problems […]

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Why Fear Needs to be taken out of Executive Driven Development

by Michael Seipp, 19 March 2019

I have been talking to a few people recently about industry buzzwords. There seems to be an increasing number of mock variations on Test Driven Development (TDD) as a means of describing the ever-changing – and somewhat erroneous – driving factors behind development. We all know the digital industry is obsessed with acronyms; they are […]

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The Unnerving Implications of Quantum Computing

by Odhrán McConnell, 06 February 2019

This past Christmas I decided to stay in London to have some ‘me time’ instead of attempting to travel somewhere with the crowds, the noise, and the hassle. After I finally got bored playing video games and watching Netflix, I decided to do a little research. In typical fashion, instead of learning about something accessible […]

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How to deploy your own serverless app: A step-by-step guide

by Rachel Murray, 29 June 2018

In case you hadn’t realised, we’re quite taken with serverless. Running our 101 Serverless Lab at Codemotion Amsterdam and extolling its virtues in our recent post about why, if you haven’t done it, there are six very excellent reasons for going serverless immediately. If however, you’re still fence-sitting or want to ‘try before you buy’, […]

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6 things you need to know about serverless

by Odhrán McConnell, 12 June 2018

Serverless – the Serverless Application Framework – is a toolkit for deploying and operating serverless architectures. It’s an innovative and revolutionary technology allowing developers to focus on creating applications, rather than be distracted by building and changing their infrastructure. ‘Serverless’ is also however, a catch-all term for removing the pain points from infrastructure management and […]

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