Technology Radar 2016

Young developers are keen on trying new technologies whenever they can 🙂 Those more mature know that not every shiny new thing will save us trouble and make us more efficient. They like known tools, languages, stable and predictable environment. This leads to a question: how to select the right framework, library or architecture for a […]

Thoughts on ASP.NET Boilerplate

Boilerplate is a startup template for ASP.NET web applications, both Single-Page or Multi-Page. With one click of a button we get a project structure containing multiple preconfigured modules and libraries in an NLayer architecture (Domain, Application, Infrastructure and Presentation Layers), and Domain Driven Design (Entities, Repositories, Domain/Application Services, DTO’s…). What differs from the “classic” Visual […]

Agile Lego Tests – our story

The main idea for creating this event emerged under the motto “Testing to learn, learning to test”. We saw it as an opportunity to share our knowledge with less experienced testers and to learn something new from them. Preparations We wanted to build a common ground and provide the participants with a firsthand experience of […]

Estimating with random numbers

Monte Carlo calculates outcomes based on a randomised set of input data. It won’t pick the winning lottery tickets but it can help your decision making process. From Manhattan to Monte Carlo The Monte Carlo method helps us to predict potential outcomes. It can’t explicitly predict the future and sadly, it won’t pick the winning […]

Show what you owe

The longer I live, the more aware I become that it’s a matter of circumstances that I am where I am today. I have a good job, a nice family, time for a hobby etc. Some would say, it’s a matter of luck or God’s will. If I was born in an environment, where education […]

“11 shades of PhoneGap”

Our team is engaged in creating applications for mobile devices. One application that we had worked on was written in four separate versions, for four different platforms: Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Windows. We chose this approach because the client wanted the application to look different when viewed on tablet and smartphone, but after we […]