Comprehensible Code
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Comprehensible Code

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How we can write more comprehensible code by describing only what matters in a declarative way.

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EuroClojure 2017 - Final part
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EuroClojure 2017 - Final part

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EuroClojure 2017 - Summary of two showcases talks and conclusions.

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EuroClojure 2017 - Part two
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EuroClojure 2017 - Part two

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EuroClojure 2017 - Summary of two tech talks about new Clojure/ClojureScript tools.

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EuroClojure 2017 - Part one
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EuroClojure 2017 - Part one

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Introduction to the EuroClojure conference 2017 and summary of the beginner friendly talks.

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Transducers from the ground-up: the essence.
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Transducers from the ground-up: the essence.

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Transducers have been introduced in Clojure 1.7 but never got the attention they deserve. They can be used more often than you think and here's why.

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A year of Elixir
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A year of Elixir

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A step back view on a year in Elixir community.

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Technical hiring process at uSwitch
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Technical hiring process at uSwitch

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The evolution of our hiring process.

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Learning to dance the Ewan Shuffle
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Learning to dance the Ewan Shuffle

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A walkthrough of how the broadband team at uSwitch manages to avoid clumps of deals from one retailer in their table ordering algorithm.

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Four accessibility wins
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Four accessibility wins

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You've already built your thing, it's amazing. But it's not very accessible. Here are four things you can focus on to work towards a more usable application

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ReasonML first impressions
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ReasonML first impressions

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Our opinion after two weeks of playing with this new compile to javascript language.

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The Lead Developer UK conference - part two
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The Lead Developer UK conference - part two

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Summary of the second day of the Lead Dev conference.

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The Lead Developer UK conference - part one
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The Lead Developer UK conference - part one

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Summary of the first day of the conference focused on leading and motivating teams.

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Evolving our infrastructure
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Evolving our infrastructure

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Learning from our past of centralised and decentralised infrastructure, we are moving to a model that tries to get the best of both worlds.

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"We're getting severe Drone outages ... builds just hang"
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"We're getting severe Drone outages ... builds just hang"

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An issue with our CI system takes us down through its source code and into the bowels of of how the Docker Engine handles json-file logging.

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Building a better tech community through events
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Building a better tech community through events

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Our employees organise and host a number of internal and external events and meetup groups at our offices - here's a roundup of those.

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