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Nicolas Alpi

Webhooks, so simple you'll think it's stupid
DevelopmentWeb
April 22, 2016

How to receive webhooks in your Ruby on Rails application – Part 1

Webhooks are very simple. A Webhook is an HTTP callback triggered by an external application to your application (or vice versa). In other words, it's a way to integrate with…
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DevelopmentWeb
February 9, 2016

3 tips for a better use of Tmuxinator in your team

As a team, it's nice to have a ground set of similar tools. At Cookies for example, everybody uses Tmux and Tmuxinator, regardless of their terminal or editor choice.
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Open laptop pictured next to a cup of coffee in a cafe
CookiesHQStartup
February 5, 2016

Result of our January asynchronous stand-up experiment, and February deep work experiment

In January, for our first experiment of the year, we've decided to test asynchronous textual stand-ups on the whole team, and see how it would go for us.
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CookiesHQDevelopmentStartup
January 13, 2016

Why are we A/B testing asynchronous stand-ups?

As stated last year, we've recently decided to run a series of A/B tests on ourselves. Our first experiment is moving our strict, connected and in-person team stand-ups for a…
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A/B testing plan
CookiesHQDevelopmentStartup
December 17, 2015

Can you A/B a team?

When we started CookiesHQ, we always had the idea of becoming an open and always improving company.We've been refining our processes, found ways to become a remote first company, introduced…
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Bar Voyage plan for Cookies Lab
CommunityCookiesHQDevelopmentWeb
November 17, 2015

Introducing the CookiesLab – a time to play, hack and experiment!

CookiesHQ is busier than ever. Between new client projects, and previous clients coming for more development, the last 12 months have been extremely busy, to say the least.
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Curriculum vitae close up with red pen
CommunityCookiesHQWeb
October 15, 2015

Kyero is recruiting a digital project manager

Kyero is one of our oldest client, and it's with great pleasure that today we're helping their team recruit a new project manager.
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Small marketplace on a sunny day
DevelopmentWeb
October 7, 2015

Creating a marketplace in the UK – investigation around payment providers

We've recently had to do some research around providers that would allow us to create a marketplace payment scheme type. If you're in the same boat, we hope that you…
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Palm of sweets close up
CommunityDevelopmentStartupWeb
September 25, 2015

Forget under-promise and over-deliver – be accurate!

This is a common advice given when you start a business. In order to get happy clients, you need to under-promise and over-deliver. But when trying to grow a serious…
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Clocks from different timezones
DevelopmentWeb
July 16, 2015

Query Rails time zones based on hours or days for cron jobs

If your project uses time zones, it's likely that you will sometimes want to perform a task at a certain hour of the day in the timezone. It turns out…
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