{Between brackets with… Mario Behrendt, Head of Engineering, tails.com}

Dear cat-lovers, you might want to sit this one out as our new interview focuses on a very dog-centric startup. tails.com was founded in 2014 by a team including James Davidson and Graham Bosher, who both hail from other successful start-ups including Innocent Drinks and Graze.com, respectively. The founders wanted to provide personalised dog food …

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{Between brackets with… Rajeeb Dey, Founder, Learnerbly}

At just 31 years old he was awarded an MBE for services brought to entrepreneurship. And it’s not hard to see how he achieved this distinction: having a natural tendency for helping others through different platforms and associations, Rajeeb Dey is now building a better way to future-proof individuals through Learnerbly.  Our interview breaks down his …

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{Between brackets with… Steve Pole, Engineering Lead, TransferWise}

Their journey started when two friends wanted to find a better way to transfer money from one currency to another and escape the fees imposed by traditional banks. The solution? TransferWise – the platform over 4 million customers use to transfer money online. Steve Pole talks all things TransferWise as well as sharing his journey …

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Microservices vs APIs: What’s The Difference?

Microservices and APIs crop up a lot in the world of technology. And whether you’re browsing the web or having a casual conversion in the office, it’s important to understand what these buzzwords really mean. In this article, we’re going to define the meaning of both microservices and APIs, in plain English, and hopefully clarify the difference between them. …

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Front-end Performance Checklist

Introduction You type the search term into Google and browse through pages of links trying to find that specific entry; After all, it’s a pretty niche search. “Hold up, that’s exactly it!” you tell yourself before eagerly clicking the link. The page goes white, and your anticipation grows.  5 seconds pass, and your eyes can’t help but glance back at the endless, unrelenting spinner animation that’s …

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Tech For Good Startups – Leading Educational Disruptors In The UK

In our first instalment of the Tech for Good series, we introduced you to a few of London’s Tech for Good startups. Now it’s time to meet the power players in the educational sector, the companies that build platforms and products to empower kids, adults and employers to learn more and be proactive with their personal development. Let’s …

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Meet our Speakers: Microservices & OpenStack with Yoti and Rightmove

Ahead of our Microservices & Openstack event later this month with Yoti and Rightmove, we’re delighted to introduce our three speakers for the evening; Harry Winser from Rightmove and Yoti’s very own Quirino Zagarese and Colin Fowler. Come along and hear from our favourite Microservices experts, whilst enjoying some refreshments at Yoti’s awesome Fenchurch Street …

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Our Top 10 JavaScript Libraries to Learn for 2019

Introduction JavaScript has been around for a long time now and is backed by a huge community of developers. When these developers commit themselves to write brilliant open-sourced code, the result is user-friendly, useful and downright impressive javascript libraries that we can leverage into our projects for free. While it’s hard to comprehend the exact monetary …

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