Platformability

Single Dealer Platforms, Industry Expertise

Developing for IE8: inline-block resize bug

At Caplin we don't need to support the ancient Internet Explorer 6 & 7 browsers, which makes development a lot easier, but IE8 still has some bugs to make life difficult. On a recent project we found an annoying one affecting inline-block elements, ...Read More

How do you test in an agile environment? Part II

Part I of this article addressed how to capture business requirements both with examples to enable everyone in the team to have a shared understanding of requirements, and details to help with designing code and tests. This part of the article will concentrate ...Read More

#DS13

Caplin's UX team headed to Digital Shoreditch last week to discover what the most innovative and creative businesses in Tech City are doing to keep them ahead in our fast pace industry. The event was held in the Shoreditch Town Hall which ...Read More

Digital Shoreditch, am I cool enough?

Being sadly beyond growing a “quirky quiff”, I was in two minds as to how I would react to the final day of Digital Shoreditch, or “Nudgestock”, devoted to behavioural design.  I pocketed the free pastries like a tramp at ...Read More

Scotland.JS 2013

Two weeks ago, 9th-10th May, I took some time out from day to day development and went along to Scotland.JS. It was a great two days with a number of very good speakers, although too Node.JS heavy for my liking, it was a ...Read More

2 minutes: Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter joined Caplin as Head of UX Design in December 2012 Leading Caplin’s UX Design team from research through to visual design, Matthew is focused on ensuring Caplin products are appropriate, intuitive, fit for purpose and a pleasure to use ...Read More

Code Coverage – What is it good for?

Absolutely nothing! Say it again! That is certainly the response I got when I asked an architect about code coverage. And it also seemed to be the conclusion from a long email thread/discussion we had here last year. And it was the response ...Read More

How do You Test in Agile Environment?

Testing in any industry means a product is built and tested. Take for example, a car tested against wet road surfaces or for maximum speed etc. This is known as “Quality Control”. The term “Quality Assurance” however is a much better fit for software ...Read More

JQueryUK 2013: The Other Talks

I recently wrote a post about getting to JQuery UK and the keynote speech with Brendan Eich.  Now I wanted to add the rest of my notes from the conference: JQuery 1.9 and 2.0 - Richard Worth Richard Worth was up next, and spoke mainly ...Read More