I'm always looking for ways to make my team's lives easier, so when I heard about source generators my first thought was that it could save them from having to type boring and repetitive code. When I dug into more detail I saw there was a great repository of links and examples by Amadeusz Sadowski, … Continue reading Source Generators
Here's a common support scenario we get regularly in the format of a query from a user: "Our warehouse was told to expect x number of products but they are reporting some are missing, they only have y." The first step into resolving the issue is (like any support operation) is understanding the question. The … Continue reading Winter Hackacthon 2019: Stock movement (& support) explorer
Just before Christmas we completed one of our bi-annual hackathons - as has become our pattern, we focussed more on business projects rather than fancy tech.
Gamifying JIRA with webhooks, Docker, SignalR and avatars.
Wouldn't it nice if we had some sort of notification telling us when it has gone for walkies rather than everyone asking "has JIRA gone down?" followed by a unison of sighs.
How to make sure to everyone is informed if you have a regular day out of the office.
Save time and never leave the keyboard to search in JIRA.
A worked example of how we've got something wrong in our database structure and what we could do to fix it...
Our idea was to create an application using F# without a pre-defined concept, the main goal was to experiment with the language itself. As a team we had little experience working with F#...
Last week we held our bi-annual hackathon event, it was the 5th time we've run one at Mountain Warehouse (the 4th that I've run) and we're getting into some patterns.