All posts tagged with 'software engineering'
Hi folks, my name's Iain, and I'm one of the few interns you haven't yet heard from this summer. In my last three months on the intern team I've embarked on a whistle stop tour around the FreeAgent application, from user facing emails to developer only APIs. In that time, I've learnt a few softer skills that I never would have had the opportunity to whilst I was at university,… Continue reading
Hello and welcome to another Down the Ruby Mine. I’m Sam, one of the Engineering Interns working at FreeAgent over the Summer and I am here to shed some light on a Ruby language feature. If you’re out of the loop, you may have missed my previous posts which can be found here and here. Today we’ll be diving into the most questionably named Ruby feature out there: splat. Functions… Continue reading
Hello there, my name’s Sam and I’m one of the Summer 2019 Engineering Interns at FreeAgent. As part of my time here I’m writing a series of blog posts on Ruby language features. If you’re a first time Down the Ruby Mine reader then don’t fret, because the posts aren’t dependant on each other. However, if you are interested, you can find the first post here. Today we’ll be exploring… Continue reading
Hey there, my name’s Sam and I am one of four software engineering interns working at FreeAgent over the summer. This is my first time writing in Ruby and I’ve had a great time exploring the language. As developers I believe it’s important to develop a fundamental understanding of the core of a language, even when its supplemented by a feature-rich framework like Rails. Over the next few weeks I’ll… Continue reading
Data is at the heart of our business. We use data to make business critical decisions on a daily basis. It is important that this data is not only accurate but also available when required. Traditionally reports would be generated at a set schedule which made it difficult to decide on next steps in a timely fashion. New technologies like Amazon Kinesis Data Streams enable us to generate these reports… Continue reading
Over the last three months, I have had the wonderful opportunity to join FreeAgent’s Workflow team as an Engineering Intern. As the internship draws to an all-too-soon close, I’ll look back at some of the things I’ve been able to participate in this summer. Getting going When I entered the office on the first Monday morning, I was introduced to the other members of Workflow, where we were promptly whisked… Continue reading
Hi, I’m Struan. Nice to meet you. I’ve been working at FreeAgent over the summer as an Engineering Intern within the Workflow team and to round off my time here, I’ve written an Engineering Blog post about my internship, covering the main projects that I’ve been working on over the past three months. The Beginning My time at FreeAgent started off with meeting the Workflow team, my team for the… Continue reading