Over the past few months there’s been an increasing amount of discussion and excitement around one particular area of web development: ‘Progressive Web Applications’. Ryan explains why it’s the future and shares his research of early adopters and an overview of the technologies you can use to progressively enhance web apps today.
We tried a new type of retrospective: Continuous Attention to Individuals’ Needs (CAIN) and here’s what happened…
Instead of our monthly code kata session we decide to switch things up a bit and give Mob Programming a go. For this, I decided to pose as a typical client and send a small project idea through our website enquiry form. And then allow the ‘Mob’ to interpret those requirements and build some software following MobProgramming techniques.
Interesting Stuff Club – where we share what we’re up to in our own time. Ryan has been learning about the user research process, the guys have been to an Elm meetup, and Kirsten tells us how we can all take our learning up a level to mastery.
James explains what API service tests are and how you could implement your own NodeJS-based API service tests by providing some practical examples from our own internal project.
Kirsten explains why user story mapping is one of the most powerful tools in our toolkit, enabling us to define, prioritise and create a shared understanding of a digital product through the eyes of your end users.
Interesting Stuff Club – where we share what we’re up to in our own time. Eddy has mastered Elixir (with Alex hot on his heels), Kirsten has been learning from his 7 year old and Ryan explains to us some popular logical fallacies.