Change your debugging mindset

I learnt to code at a bootcamp organised by Capgemini and delivered by QA in the first 13 weeks of my apprenticeship. Undoubtedly the best thing I got out of that was a nugget of wisdom which has stayed with...

Learning to Lead, Learning to Listen

On election day I went to Westminster. Not for political reasons, but to attend the Lead Developer conference. I’d been meaning to go ever since hearing good things about it from my colleague Tom Phethean, who went to the inaugural...

Multi-stage builds in Docker

Building lean Docker images is important for performance. For each RUN instruction that your image contains, a new layer is written to the image and increases the size of that image and disk space required. Therefore avoiding creating overly large...

Will this Meteor hit?

Over the past few years, the use of JavaScript as a full-stack web technology has increased through the use of libraries such as React and Angular. As a result, the open-source platform Meteor was created. This post looks at the...

CQL Statement Builder

Anyone who has worked with Apache Cassandra will not underestimate the importance of selecting the right data model. However, this could be a daunting task due to the lack of a generic schema generator (in Java). For example, each time...

Capgemini Microsoft Dynamics 365 team at Extreme 365

"Invest in the future because that is where you are going to spend the rest of your life." Habeeb Akande Capgemini Microsoft Dynamics 365 UK team attended Extreme 365 hosted in Lisbon, it's important to understand where Microsoft Dynamics 365...

QCon London 2017

I had heard great stories about QCon. It’s the conference where practicing engineers find new trends and technologies and learn how to adopt them. Did the content match the inviting wrapping? This is my experience from QCon London 2017 as...

Devoxx UK 2017 Giveaway!

Enjoy a free ticket to one of the most sought after developer’s conference of the year, Devoxx UK 2017, courtesy of Capgemini Engineering.

A Portable Kubernetes Cluster

Kubernetes is rapidly becoming the de facto industry standard for container orchestration. Initially a development of Google’s internal Borg orchestration software, Kubernetes provides a number of critical features including: Service discovery Container replication Auto scaling and load balancing Flexible and...

Embracing the Legacy

“Wait what! You’re still using that version of X?!” We’ve all been there. You’re on a new project and the first thing you’re made painfully aware of is that it is a ‘legacy’ project. Legacy… That single word is often...