I’m sure most developers have at some point been told they are part of a “team”.  But do you feel like you are?  Do you know how a team should work?  It has taken me 6 employers and 20 years to really understand what a team is and how it works in the real world. […]

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Why? I imagine that’s the first thing that comes to mind. Well, just about everything server-wise is virtualised and centrally managed, so when the requirement came that more macOS power was required for building apps, it made sense to do the same here. There is just one problem – official support. The lack of official […]

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On the 23rd October, three members of the tombola Platform team travelled over to Newcastle for an evening session organised by JavaScript North East (@jsnortheast). After free pizza and beer, Damian Nicholson (@damian) gave an interesting talk on the perils of form validation. He warned against the common practice of disabling the ‘submit’ button until […]

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Just writing up a quick ‘gotcha’ that we faced recently in our work with AWS that we found very little documentation available, and no real posts indicating how to resolve, so thought we’d put this out there in the hopes that someone finds it useful. We’ve just been building an app that is a node […]

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