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23 Jan 2014

HTTP concurrency & the NetSuite API

By Box UK

There are many possible solutions to managing HTTP concurrency. Here's an approach taken on a recent Box UK project.

20 Jun 2013

What is Sitecore: a developer's view

By Box UK

We explore some of the key features of the award-winning Sitecore CMS.

28 May 2013

Unboxing: vim-fireplace

By Box UK

Introducing vim-fireplace, a plugin providing nREPL functionality for Clojure, to see how it compares with Swank and Slime.

23 Apr 2013

Stop technical debt from crushing coders!

By Box UK

Working on projects with a lot of technical debt can demoralise even the best coders. What is it, and how can we avoid it?

09 Apr 2013

Literate documentation with Docco

By Box UK

Documentation is vital to successful software projects. Can literate programming tool Docco help us to explain ourselves?

28 Mar 2013

Planning for uncertainty

By Owen Phelps

Owen Phelps explores the difficulties inherent in software estimation and the ways our process manages uncertainty and minimises risk.

28 Feb 2013

Introducing QA

By Box UK

We challenge misconceptions around QA's role in software development, focusing on key benefits.

22 Feb 2013

Filtering Associations with Doctrine 2

By Jon Morgan

Principal Developer Jon Morgan explores solutions to filtering associations when using Doctrine 2 entities.

07 Feb 2013

Deploy any branch with Capistrano

By Box UK

Box UK Developer Gareth Rees explains how to deploy any branch to a server using Capistrano.

23 Jan 2013

PHPUnit & XDebug

By Box UK

XDebug greatly helps with pragmatic code coverage but can affect performance. How can this challenge be resolved?

18 Jan 2013

The importance of domain knowledge

By Box UK

Domain knowledge is incredibly valuable for software development. How can you ensure your external teams have this vital skill?

27 Dec 2012

The tender process: is there an alternative?

By Mark Jacks

With development companies embracing Agile, could the tender process be improved in line with this shift?

23 Dec 2012

EU e-Privacy Directive

By Dylan Thomas

As the deadline for complying with the EU e-Privacy directive draws near, how can businesses prepare for the change?

21 Dec 2012

Why be a Box UK developer?

By Ian Jenkins

A good company culture is central to job satisfaction; in this post Ian Jenkins explores how Box UK offers the ideal developer environment.

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