All posts tagged with 'tools'
Why this post? Have you ever come across a situation where you need to write a test that uses some model objects, but found that those have endless dependencies on the existence of other objects, from the same model or otherwise? Have you ever come across a test where you only care about a specific attribute of a model object, but you find yourself having to populate every single one… Continue reading
Jupyter Notebook is a development environment that runs in your web browser and can be used with several languages, including R and Python. In this blog post, we’ll look at some of the benefits of using Jupyter Notebook and how to start using it with Python. Benefits of Jupyter Notebook Chunking code into cells Instead of having to write code in large flat files, developers can use Jupyter Notebook to… Continue reading
Distributed (remote) working has always been a foundation of the Engineering team at FreeAgent. Our entire company was founded as a distributed team and over the years we've managed to maintain a 50% distributed-to-office staff ratio in Engineering. The tools we use to work effectively as a distributed team have changed over the years, but there are a number of stalwarts that we've used since 2007 and still love today.… Continue reading
In a recent workshop, we were talking about our toolchains, recommending tools to one another that we couldn't live without. We shared them with the rest of the engineering team and they gave further suggestions of their setups. I've collected them all together so you can find your new favourite tool and increase your productivity! Let's get into it. Browser Extensions Octotree is a browser plugin that gives you a… Continue reading