Introducing feature flags to Ruby on Rails

Introducing feature flags to Ruby on Rails

During a meeting a while back I suggested using feature flags to help to release a critical change to our payment system. This came from discussing how we test the change. As we are using Stripe, it is easy enough to test the APIs but we want to test the full flow and...
Onboarding – Lessons from the MoJ

Onboarding – Lessons from the MoJ

unsplash-logoImage by Markus Winkler In September 2018 I got a contract for the UK Ministry of Justice and the Video Hearings project. I learned a lot during this project and want to share it as it is fresh in memory. As it is a real-life experience it might be...
5 ways to become a better software engineer

5 ways to become a better software engineer

Past two months I’ve been reading a few dev books, I went to Uncle Bob’s Clean Architecture course and Skillsmatters ┬ÁCon. I also did coding tests and helped onboard people on my team. This made me realise two things, a) I’m learning a lot and b) I...
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