Hack Day VI: Lo-Fi Mobile

Every six months, Caplin hold a Hack Day. Widely popular among staff, it is a time when developers can unleash their creativity for 24 hours and pursue personal ideas for fun and prizes. No business case need be made for an ...Read More

HackDay 6 – Hack-o-ween roundup

Last Friday saw another 24-hour coding-fest at Caplin HQ. All engineering staff were asked to form teams for a start on Thursday lunchtime and build something cool to demo on Friday afternoon. For a number of people furiously working on their ...Read More

Further reading for Interact 2014 day 1

What follows is effectively a list of things I wanted to follow up on after hearing at day one of Interact 2014. I then put more words in between the links to contextualise them and share my thoughts. ...Read More

Future of Web Apps – London 2014

As another year of 'FOWA' has drawn to a close, here are my thoughts from the event on the host of interesting topics covered by the excellent speakers. Bruce Lawson evangelises ...Read More

Devoxx 2014

Two talks caught my eye on the schedule for Devoxx 2014, and I couldn't wait to get to them. John Smart was over from Australia to talk about testing (and no doubt BDD too). I was hoping he'd have some Thucydides examples, ...Read More

Testbash 3

There were two days of workshops ahead of the conference day, and a 'Meetup' on the Thursday evening, which meant attendance at the 6.30am run by the pier was limited to 10 of the several hundred QAs and testers in attendance. The conference day ...Read More

QCon 2014 – day 3

The third and final day of this years QCon, and everything seemed a little subdued and quiet. Perhaps because of the conference party last night? The keynote was looking to the future, and what the next set of disruptive technologies might ...Read More

QCon 2014 – Day 2

It's day two of the conference talks at QCon. The day started with a gentle look back at some key figures and ideas in the history of software development, reminding us to enjoy what we are doing. It ended with a ...Read More

QCon 2014 – day 1

Another year, another QCon. Only this year it’s different as Caplin is also an exhibitor with our BRJS stand on the 5th floor, sandwiched between Google and Atlassian. We are lucky to have such nice neighbours, and saw a steady stream ...Read More