Contributing to the DCX React Library What is the DCX React Library and how can you contribute?

DCX (Digital Customer Experience) React component library, and how you can make a contribution to our first style-agnostic React component library.

The Efficient Cloud Era The latest developments in Java and Cloud Hosting are allowing tech teams to make an impact on sustainability

The main theme at Devoxx UK this year was all about getting Java to be fast and lean in the cloud. From improving startup time to allow serverless Java apps, to enabling scale-to-zero, to ensuring your application is running efficiently,...

Next.js Fundamentals Through Examples Next.js Basic Features Explained

Introduction As static site generation becomes more and more popular so does the need for the right tools and frameworks. More often than not there are times when we need lightweight tools such as React to consume a decoupled service...

Introducing the DCX React Library

At Capgemini, and for most projects, we usually create the same standard basic components for example buttons, form inputs, radio buttons, etc. These components can be time consuming to set up initially, given we need to implement all the logic...

The Software Engineering Gender Gap

A Brief History Lesson There is currently a large disparity in the percentage of female vs male Software Engineers. According to Wise women make up just 16.4% of the IT Engineering workforce. In education another study shows that Computing has...

Micro Frontends: an Introduction A new approach to building independent web application components

Microservices & Distributed Systems in General The growth in popularity of distributed systems is not without reason. Organisations have found that the separation of workstreams along domains / business capabilities has provided teams with a greater degree of product ownership....

A Hippocratic Oath for Software Engineers

It may initially seem that doctors and web developers don’t have that much in common, but an episode of Freakonomics Radio looking at the Hippocratic oath a while ago got me thinking about what a general code of good practice...

Enterprise Architecture DocOps Boosting docToolchain with Azure DevOps to streamline collaboration and governance

Introduction The purpose of Enterprise Architecture is to optimize across the enterprise the often fragmented legacy of processes (both manual and automated) into an integrated environment that is responsive to change and supportive of the delivery of the business strategy....

Improving system performance with Redis A journey into benchmarking Azure Cache for Redis

Introduction Redis (REmote DIctionary Server) is an open source in-memory data structures server. Similarly to key-value stores, like Memcached, data on Redis is held in key-value pairs. Differently though, while in key-value stores both the key and the value are...

My experience with the new AWS SysOps Certification exam (SOA-C02) Some thoughts on the Taking the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Certification exam (SOA-C02) while it was in Beta.

Earlier this year while it was available I sat an online proctored exam for the new Beta version of the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Certification exam (SOA-C02), for more information you can check out the Exam Guide. These...