Gradle Demystified (Video)
April 12, 2018
Gradle is a tool that developers consistently underutilize and even find mysterious (they are only happy when it finally works), so this presentation is about bringing people greater confidence.
I start with some touch points from recent history, then guide you through understanding syntax, best practices on code organization, important tasks that you have not implemented yet, and show you places to go for your own exploration.
Thu Jun 23
Plugging In: How Going Remote-First Is Challenging Our Engineers to Collaborate More Deliberately
Going remote-first isn’t just giving our engineers the freedom to do their best work. It’s challenging them to define what and how they’ll achieve it, forcing them to work together more deliberately - in pairs and across projects. And that’s an excellent thing.
Fri Jun 17
Connector Spotlight: Ryan Lim
What does Ryan Lim, Director of Engineering, Practice, do outside of work? Most might know that he is occupied with video games, but you likely didn’t know that he’s also quite the handyman. While he’d describe himself as chill, curious, and creative, knowing that he can renovate floors, tile, drywall, electrical and plumbing, we’d also like to add capable to that list. Whether it’s letting his imagination flow while working on a project or playing with his favourite stackable blocks (can you guess what his favourite product is?), rest assured that the only vendetta from Ryan you need to worry about is in a movie. Discover more about Ryan in this week’s Connector Spotlight!