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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Examples of using Window Functions in PostgreSQL
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Examples of using Window Functions in PostgreSQL

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Provides an example of how you can use window functions to improve performance and solve complex problems in SQL alone.

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Visualising colour themes in popular movies using Clojure
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Visualising colour themes in popular movies using Clojure

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Did the Harry Potter films get darker in tone as the kids got older? Let's use Clojure to find out

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How to do an accessibility audit
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How to do an accessibility audit

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You know what accessibility is. You're trying to improve several apps at a time. How do you audit everything without getting overwhelmed? Read this!

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An Introduction to the Clojure Standard Library
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An Introduction to the Clojure Standard Library

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The Clojure standard library is a treasure trove of useful functions. Knowing it's content can speed up development and lead to a better functional design.

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An Apprenticeship at uSwitch
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An Apprenticeship at uSwitch

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Hello! My name is Charlotte, and I've been a developer at uSwitch for three months. I've passed my probation and I wanted to share my experience so far.

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