Work For Us

We are very proud to announce that @rudolfrck will be joining us as of 1st of October 2010. And, we are still hiring in Gothenburg and Oslo. We are looking for talented and hard-working developers with the desire to be a part of what we are trying to create. We develop software products for the Continue reading

Limit Work to Capacity

Hard work does not pay off. At least not if your ultimate goal is to improve at what you do. And not if what you do is quality product development. In that case you need to build in slack for learning into the system. You want everyone to have time for sharing, improving and learning Continue reading

Enterprise JavaScript Coding

Not many years ago, people would giggle and think of enterprise and JavaScript as an oxymoron. Not so much anymore. If you want to be a serious actor even in (or maybe especially in) the enterprise software market, you have to take JavaScript seriously. Large parts of your product’s business logic might find its way Continue reading

Notes on Continuous Deployment

Scenario: A customer has a problem with your software. His questions makes you think and you get an idea for a feature improvement. A good one! Act on it. Plan it Code it Test it Commit it Deploy it Nothing out of the ordinary, it seems. The seemingly new thing about continuous deployment is that Continue reading

Great Software : A Definition

Defining what great software is, is not a complex endeavor. I prefer to boil it down into two distinct characteristics. a) Ease of Use The software solution walks you gently through the process of solving your problems as intended. No distractions, no unnecessary decisions to make, no confusions, always heading towards the goal. In short Continue reading

Quality and speed. A primer in team design.

How you design your team has a great deal to say for the speed and quality of the resulting work the team will do. Speed The ultimate ideal for speed is a one-man show. There’s this one guy doing everything in the project. He is competent in engineering practices such as software design, scaling and Continue reading

3 Major Problems With the Software Industry

There are three prominent problems in the software industry that bothers me in particular at the moment. Being a part of that industry, I feel somewhat responsible to help shed some light on these problems. I list each problem below, with a proposed solution outlined. Problem 1. Foot-in-the-door Software The recipe for creating foot-in-the-door software Continue reading

Caching Concluded (for now)

It’s been very interesting looking at different technologies and strategies, and we are now concluded and will be leaving the topic of caching for now. Caching Todo-items Reverse Proxy Caching and ESI We will be creating an internal guideline-document for using Varnish, which we’ll also publish here on the blog. Varnish is a simple, fast Continue reading