Yesterday we deployed 19 times to our test environment (about once for every 4 commits). We were busy making some final refinements to a new feature that we launched last night. We had most of the team working on this feature (Single Feature Release) and the rapid feedback of the regular deploys helped ensure that [...]
After our recruitment manager departed on bereavement leave, the task of bringing candidates through the recruiting pipeline fell on the shoulders of the team. One of the developers who has taken up the recruitment mantle came up with the idea of using Jira as a way to track candidates through the interview process, and I [...]
Last weekend I attended RubyCamp in Vancouver. The sessions were high quality and, as a ruby n00b, it was a great opportunity to learn from the community. I started the morning by attending Alexey’s JRuby overview. It was interesting to get some insight into the problems the JRuby team has faced mapping between Ruby types [...]
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