by Shubham, Agile Software Engineer
Java is trying to shed its old skin by coming up with a more modern, concise and intuitive approach of organizing your code, working with JSON etc. This can already be seen in their release cycle strategy. Earlier, Java releases were driven by prominent features like Lambda Expressions or Generics but after releasing Java 9, they changed the release cycle to a much faster one. Instead of releasing only major increments twice a decade, they are releasing Java updates twice a year and a LTS (long term support release) version every three years. Therefore, it…
by Emma Silveira, Marketing Intern, TribalScale
As we approach twelve months of remote working, TribalScale reflects on how we’ve adjusted to this new work environment. One aspect that we had to significantly focus on was how to keep our company culture alive in an online setting due to COVID-19. We want to share how we are staying positive and supporting our team behind the screens.
Coffee buddies is one of our many channels our employees can join on Slack. Here’s the rundown on how it works: Donut, a Slack app, randomly pairs co-workers bi-weekly and reminds them to…
by Sheetal Jaitly, CEO, TribalScale
Before describing what a non-fungible token (NFT) is, let’s start with “fungibility.” It’s the ability of an asset to be exchanged with another similar asset without compromising its value. The fungibility of an asset defines the characteristics of the asset — like divisibility and value. To give a simple example: $100 dollar has the same value as another $100 bill. When someone lends you a $100 bill, you don’t necessarily have to refund them with the exact same note, as another note with the same value is worth the same amount. …
By Sheetal Jaitly, CEO, TribalScale
I first started TS because I saw there was a big gap in the market. Organizations struggle to deliver digital products and meet the product roadmap requirements. They struggle to work in an Agile environment. I knew there was a need in the market to help organizations deliver 5-star digital products by leveraging strategy, design, product and development in Agile practice.
Larger organizations really struggle because of the lack of skills, processes, and tools. I set out to help these organizations transform from within, we had a recipe to help up-skill the people within the…
by Emma Silveira, Marketing Intern
At the beginning of the “20’s”, the world was hit with the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive unexpected event which forced us all through a learning curve adapting to the new realities of day-to-day life. From travel to retail to healthcare, every industry felt the domino effect of economies closing, of anxieties heightening, of life changing. That being said, we didn’t quite hit the mark with all of our 2020 predictions. This year will be a time of adapting to our new environment and reinventing traditional concepts that often went overlooked:
Finding Multiple Sources of Income
By Emma Silveira, Marketing Intern
Although CES 2021 was virtual, we still caught a glimmer of hope as industry leaders, new faces, and up-and-comers unveiled the tech that will undoubtedly set the standard for our industry in the coming years. With more time than ever being spent at home, it’s not surprising that tech to improve our home life is taking centre stage at this year’s event. We were skeptical of the virtual conference — we’re all new to the navigation of this new reality, but as one of the most incredible tech conferences worldwide, CES still delivered. Companies were…
by Will Ginsberg, Agile Software Engineer
When you choose a platform for your last mile delivery operation consider Onfleet. They offer a fully featured dashboard for scheduling and managing deliveries as well as an app for drivers. But, as we’ll see, the real power of the Onfleet platform is unlocked when you use their API to automate delivery operations.
Behold, a last mile delivery in 7 lines of NodeJS:
const Onfleet = require(‘@onfleet/node-onfleet’)
const onfleet = new Onfleet(‘d326789cafbc6276c542f1e860802e7e’)
Major League Baseball (MLB) has a branch dedicated to the league’s internet and interactive media — Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM). The MLBAM is improving the audience experience with a real-time player tracking system. This system displays player insights in real-time.
Designing this system meant considering the following factors:
· There are 30 MLB teams
· Each team has a 25-player active roster
· Each team has a 40-player expanded roster
· Teams play 162 games during the season
· The number of games played per day ranges from one to 15
· The entire MLB season lasts six…
by Daniel Carmo, Agile Software Engineer
The Combine framework provides a declarative Swift API for processing values over time. These values can represent many kinds of asynchronous events.
Combine uses three core concepts in order to create easier to read and maintainable code:
Here’s a quick breakdown of the core concepts:
Publishers are items that describe what values and errors can be produced. Publishers are value types to be defined as structs and allow for…
A quick summary of The Apple Event, November 10, 2020
In this end-of-year event, Apple has announced its Mac systems will be getting its own chips. A first for Apple, this Mac chip is known as M1. The new Macbook Air, Macbook Pro, and Mac Mini will be the first three to have these new M1 chips, while Big Sur will be the new Mac OS update. Let’s have a look at what each of these is promising to Mac users.
The M1: Apple’s Very Own Chip
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