Category: Training

Fieldwork: Teaching Javascript

Three developers are working together on a single computer. Another developer is across the table at his own computer. The three working together are taking part in a hands-on learning session as part of the front-end working group. The man standing (Tony Tsui) is leading the learning exercise. The woman […]

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Merge conflicts with Git

At TIM Group we have a weekly meeting for sharing 5 minute long Lightning talks This is one of those talks and accompanying slides: a basic introduction to the workflow for resolving conflicts during a merge with Git

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Dip Your Toe In Open (Source) Waters

One of the qualities that TIM Group look for when filling vacancies is an interest in contributing to open source projects. We think that when a candidate gets involved in open source, it indicates a passion for software development. If you’re like me, at some point, you have wanted to […]

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Monitorama

This is a blog post that was written in 2013, but somehow was forgotten about. So here is a bit of history! — Andrew Parker Last month I got the chance to attend the Monitorama conference. This was out and out the best conference I’ve visited so far this year […]

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Devopsdays London

This is a blog post that was written in 2013, but somehow was forgotten about. So here is a bit of history! — Andrew Parker Most of our Infrastructure team and a couple of developers we had seconded to the team all attended the Devopsdays London conference a couple of […]

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TIM Group Scala Dojo

TIM Group hosts a monthly Scala Dojo as part of the London Scala Users’ Group on Meetup (http://www.meetup.com/london-scala). The dojo is free to attend with drinks and pizza provided to the participants. The dojo always takes place on the third Thursday of the month in the TIM Group London offices. […]

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Getting rid of unused code with UCDetector

Introduction The Java code base of TIM Funds (one of our products here at TIM Group) is around seven years old and in very good shape, considering its age. (This is a highly subjective statement as I joined the company less than a year ago. I am comparing with other […]

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FOSDEM 2012

Last weekend I attended FOSDEM, “the biggest free and non-commercial event organized by and for the community”. The Free and Open-Source Software Developers Meeting, held in Brussels, pulls in roughly 4000 FOSS hackers from around the world. I was one of the speakers on the schedule in the Free Java […]

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A Few Nice Features Of Clojure, Part #1: Using Macros To Freeze Time

Part of a recent Lightning Talk on the features of Clojure, this blog gives some code examples of how you can integrate JodaTime with Clojure, and using macros, make testing time-dependent code clean, simple and easy: A Few Nice Features Of Clojure, Part #1: Using Macros To Freeze Time

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More Thought-Provoking Lightning Talks

Five minutes per person. Every Thursday. From the practical to the theoretical, we manage to cover everything at TIM Group lightning talks. A sampling below. Dominic on Categories and Time Categories and Time from youdevisetech on Vimeo. Tony on Levels of Team Maturity Levels of Team Maturity from youdevisetech on […]

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