Monthly Archives

September 2016

Many lightbulbs hanging from the ceiling
September 29, 2016

Launching a successful product – Part 1: Evaluation of Ideas

From the initial generation of ideas to the all-important launch, the journey of creating a successful product is no mean feat. This series of blog posts will guide you through…
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Good Sixty testing UX
September 27, 2016

Developers are interpreters in search of context

I'm not a native English speaker, and in my early days in the UK I've been, countless of times, in discussions where even if I could understand the words being…
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Lego cafe
September 22, 2016

Tech events in Bristol & Bath for October

The low down on what's on in Bristol and Bath for tech events and meet-ups for October.
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Microphone sat in microphone stand
September 20, 2016

Design Build Market is live!

I'm pleased to announce that we've launched our first meet up event, Design / Build / Market - a quarterly mini-conference that aims to promote community by bringing the disciplines…
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Good Sixty homepage displayed on an Apple desktop
September 15, 2016

Good Sixty is live!

We're pleased to announce that Good Sixty launched this week! It offers the people of Bristol an on-demand marketplace where they can 'buy local' from the comfort of their homes…
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Initial impression of elixir and phoenix logo
September 9, 2016

Initial impressions of Elixir/Phoenix

I recently had a chance to play with Elixir and Phoenix as part of my Cookies Lab. The following is a whistle-stop tour of my first impressions.
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CookiesHQ meeting Room where we hold discovery workshops and meetings with clients, as well as our daily standup
September 5, 2016

CookiesHQ Open Desk Days

CookiesHQ is a remote-first company. We actively encourage our team to work from home, a coffee shop or wherever they feel most comfortable when they need to, but we also…
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Zipping file icons
September 1, 2016

Zip and download files from Amazon S3 with Ruby

I recently needed to download multiple files from an S3 bucket through Ruby. As handy as the AWS SDK is, it doesn't offer a way to zip multiple files so…
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