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April 12, 2016 / by Robert Braatz / Web developer / @webcodecs

Laravel und wir

In den letzten Wochen und Monaten hat sich bei uns in der Webentwicklung einiges geändert. Grunt ist Geschichte, PHPUnit-Tests und javascript-Tests werden konsequent geschrieben und ein vernünftiges Monitoring wurde eingerichtet. Über die entscheidenste Änderung möchte ich ein paar Zeilen loswerden. Darf ich vorstellen? Unsere zwei neuen, besten Freunde Laravel und Artisan.

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February 29, 2016 / by Melanie Haessler / Web developer / @codingCookie

GOTO 2015 - Berlin | a recap

Conference Season 2015 came to an end - and my last one was GOTO Berlin.
2 days of awesome talks about Microservices, mastering Mobile, Agility, Privacy & Security, Web API’s and of course Docker and Alternatives.

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February 26, 2016 / by Henrik Niklaus / Software engineer

Building a mobile device lab at shopping24

The mobile traffic on our portals has a share of 45% to 55% and rising. The ability to strongly test portals under real live circumstances would gain a great benefit. As consequence we at shopping24 have build a mobile device lab. With lego.

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February 15, 2016 / by Tobias Kässmann / Software engineer / @kaessmannt

Solr and RAKE: Your Keywordextraction toolkit

Keywordextraction is a nice Natural language processing (NLP) technology to reduce long text to it’s relevant tags. There are a lot of use cases in the Text-Mining field: From reduce your lucene index size, speedup your search requests up to deliver relevant advertisements to your customers based on text. Let me give you a hint how we deal with this problem.

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February 15, 2016 / by Melanie Haessler / Web developer / @codingCookie

DevFest 2015 - HH | a late recap

Would it be just another conference in these cold days?
NO - it would be 2 days of fun, meeting new people, try out new stuff…and yummy Pizza :)

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January 21, 2016 / by Markus Heiden / Software engineer

Maven integration testing with Redis

We have experienced too much downsides of the redis-maven-plugin, which uses a Java reimplementation of Redis. So we decided to use a real Redis server for our integration tests.

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November 12, 2015 / by Jörg Rathlev / Software engineer

A utility library for working with Solr's NamedList

We’ve published a small open-source library that makes working with Solr’s NamedList a bit easier.

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November 06, 2015 / by Kim Hogeling / Web developer / @kimhogeling

stick-to-finger fast 60fps talk at Google Developer Group DevFest Hamburg 2015

I jumped for joy, as the Google Developer Group DevFest Hamburg 2015 accepted my call for papers. Such a great opportunity to talk about the part of performance which is often forgotten: Runtime performance!

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