Announcing EasyMWS – a NuGet package replacement for AMTU

We've integrated with Amazon MarketplaceWebServices for some time, but we've done that by generating the relevant feeds as files and placing them on a server for the Amazon-provided AMTU to manage sending those files and retrieving them. Recently we've needed to expand our integration to automatically download reports on a regular schedule and analyze them … Continue reading Announcing EasyMWS – a NuGet package replacement for AMTU

Xamarin Forms + AltBeacon – technology spike test

Michał is the Lead Developer for our team based in Warsaw. Once a month in Mountain Warehouse we have a self-development day. It is a chance for our team to improve programming skills, attend tech debates, watch inspiring tutorials or start a small new project using latest technologies. This time my team decided to jump … Continue reading Xamarin Forms + AltBeacon – technology spike test

Yet another awesome feature of ReSharper – decompiled sources

We all know that ReSharper is amazing, right? But I keep discovering the scale of its awesomeness over and over again. Quite recently I have learned about one of the cool features which is navigation to decompiled sources. If you already know about it – skip along, but if not, I hope it makes your … Continue reading Yet another awesome feature of ReSharper – decompiled sources

Lunch’n’Learn – 3 of our favourites

For the last 4 years I've run lunchtime training sessions and I was pleased to bring this practice to Mountain Warehouse when I joined. For us, this takes the form of finding a video on a subject that we're all interested in or need to know more about, getting some lunch and watching it together. … Continue reading Lunch’n’Learn – 3 of our favourites

First steps into Docker & Jenkinsfiles

When we decided a year ago to automate our continuous deployment process (previously releases were quick but manual), I had the chance to look at Docker. It was more accessible for Linux, not all features were working on Windows and the documentation was little, but we gave it a go. I started to implement a … Continue reading First steps into Docker & Jenkinsfiles

Implementing generic controllers in ASP.NET MVC and WebAPI – Part 2: binding to derived classes

In the first post of this series I covered the customisation of default MVC framework behaviour that needs to be done to reuse controllers for the Competition website. Apart from MVC controllers we need to have ApiControllers, as most of the front-end functionality in the website implemented in React.JS. And again, most of the basic functionality … Continue reading Implementing generic controllers in ASP.NET MVC and WebAPI – Part 2: binding to derived classes