Archive for 2015

Container Camp San Francisco

Posted by Afam Agbodike

I just got back from the Container Camp conference here San Francisco. It was an informative conference with presentations covering a wide range of interesting topics in the containerization ecosystem. There was a lot of discussion about the Docker application suite since they are the dominant player, but there was also good coverage of alternative approaches and presentations on the full spectrum of tooling required to use containers in production.

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What is BDD?

Posted by Azher Hussain

I was introduced to Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) about 5 years ago, about 2 years or so after I became a Quality Assurance engineer.

BDD as a movement has been around for more than a decade and it has evolved a lot in the past 5 years or so. In all the organisations I have worked at, including Funding Circle, I have seen recurring problems in adopting BDD principles. A lot of people still think BDD is a tool and is only about testing. For a long time I was one of those people too. I believe BDD is still poorly understood and frequently misappropriated.

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A year on from CodeCraft

Posted by Shaban Karumba

It’s been a year now since I joined Funding Circle as one of 8 CodeCrafters who spent three months being trained in website development and becoming a fully fledged software engineer. I was one of the three people who were hired by Funding Circle and here is a brief overview of my experience since.

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