Building private Ethereum networks with Docker Compose

In my previous article about building a blockchain application, I shared some of the tools, tips and techniques I used to create an end-to-end blockchain web application. Let’s hone in on a specific part of that and explain in more...

The ramblings of an open source newbie

Some thoughts and opinions on a first foray as an open source contributor

We're Sponsoring Devoxx

The Capgemini UK JVM team is sponsoring Devoxx UK 2016.

Musings on estimation

Thinking about writing a blog post about estimating but not sure how long it will take.

Adventures in Blockchain

I’ve recently been engaged with the Capgemini Applied Innovation Exchange (AIE) where I’ve been experimenting and working with emerging technologies in conjunction with our business and our clients. As part of that we’ve been looking to leverage blockchain technology for...

SVG Icon Workflow for Jekyll with Gulp

The engineering blog is a great opportunity for us to make decisions without those pesky clients getting in the way. For one thing, the audience is other developers, which means that the browser profile of our visitors is very different...

Scala Appetizer for Java Devs

I have been a Java developer for a long time. That goes beyond the time when EJBs or even Struts were introduced. In my madness I decided to start my PhD a few years back. As part of my research...

How Not To Lead A Team

In my previous article about good lead developers, I said that there was another story, about some of the bad leaders I’ve worked with. Well, it’s time to tell that story. Initially I was reluctant to focus on the negatives,...

Transparency of Things

So this blog post will mainly cover what dashboards can bring to transparency, which is at the core of what most IT projects are about these days, unlocking some feature set in the business or exposing a data set previously...