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.
How we get development to own their applications in production without placing it all on one person's shoulders.
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
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
Toastmaster’s is an international organisation that was created initially by Ralph Smedley, a YMCA director in Illinois USA. He set up these meetings as a way of training people to speak in public. The meetings continued on a regular basis and became an organisation called toastmaster’s see https://www.toastmasters.org/. This organisation has since spread around the … Continue reading Toastmasters and programming
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
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