Platformability

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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

Your first line of code is feature code

This was our goal when first developing BladeRunner internally. And it has remained our goal since, and as we have transformed the project into the BladeRunnerJS open source project. Building large webapps requires consistency, and the ability to control and manage large codebases ...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

Experimenting with Custom Elements.

As part of Caplin's Hoverboards and Flying Cars (What cool things should we be doing in 2014 and 2015?) hack day our team decided to investigate Custom Elements - a Web Components spec. The Web Components model consists of four specifications. Templates Custom ...Read More

Using JavaScript to program an Arduino

We have a great culture of innovation here at Caplin. That's why we regularly organise hack days and encourage people to take dev days to work on new and cool technologies. We also invest a lot in education, so we often send ...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