Launching New Products Takes Teamwork
Launching a new product is a massive undertaking for any business with significant risk involved. It therefore requires a really tight, focussed, cross-functional team to launch new products successfully - and that extends beyond the immediate dev team.
Selling the dream at SMR11
The Hungry Geek took part in the Silicon Milkroundabout tech job fair this May. We faced some stiff competition from other companies also looking for the best and brightest to join us. Here's how we faired. Get it?
Pairing is Caring
Pair programming like never before and why being remote can increase productivity.
My Experience of becoming a Software Tester
My experience of becoming a Software Tester
Becoming A Software Tester
This is my story about how I made the transition from driving vans all over Kent, to being able to confidently and effectively test an ecommerce website for bugs and issues.
Close enough - Setting up a sufficient device lab
As a Software Tester, you will often find yourself thinking 'How can I ensure this mimics a real life scenario for a customer? How can I ensure that what I see is also what our customer would see?'
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The journey from conference to ‘makeshift’ workshop
The Onboarding process at Holiday Extras is a 12-week initiation for all new employees. Now in my twelfth week, how have I found it? What has it involved? And has Holiday Extras lived up to my expectations?
Micro-services and configuration, a different approach.
Moving to a micro-services architecture is the dream right? We’ve been breaking up our monolith at HX for a few years now and winning in all sorts of areas such as better code reuse, greater decoupling of functionality and quicker release cycles. We did very quickly however come a cross...
A Tester's Nightwatch
Nightwatchjs is the preferred choice of automated testing framework in the business and it made sense for me to take an interest and look into what the pros and cons Nightwatch has from a tester's perspective.