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22.10.2014

Remaining agile under regulation

Remaining agile under regulation

How we built a release management system that satisfies regulatory needs while keeping the agility of our teams Wonga's tech organisation has always implemented agile development methodologies. Most of the teams are scrum teams releasing a new version at the end of each sprint cycle (usually every 2 weeks). With the recent introduction of our new regulator,…

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01.10.2014

#AngularJSLondon: Acceptance testing with Cucumber.js and Protractor

#AngularJSLondon: Acceptance testing with Cucumber.js and Protractor

Last night we hosted the AngularJS London meetup at our office. Each month the theme alternates between getting started with Angular and Angular in the enterprise, with us hosting the latter. We look at tools and techniques that help teams deliver great Angular apps. A huge part of that is quality and testing, two things we're very passionate about at Wonga.…

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22.09.2014

September London PhoneGap Meetup

September London PhoneGap Meetup

This week we hosted the London PhoneGap Meetup at the Wonga offices in London. PhoneGap allows us to build mobile apps for many different platforms using HTML. Lots of our developers already know HTML and native development has a steep learning curve, so this is a big win for us. The London PhoneGap Meetup is a regular get together for developers using PhoneGap.…

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08.07.2014

Cross Functional Feature Teams aren’t the Holy Grail!

Cross Functional Feature Teams aren’t the Holy Grail!

Cross function feature teams are supposed to be the be-all-and-end-all of agile teams. Everything you read on agile project management promotes feature teams, and recommends that you steer well clear of service or component teams. There are some huge benefits that can be realised from cross functional features teams. I am not going to regurgitate them here, so…

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02.04.2014

Unifying generic type parameters using Mono Cecil

Unifying generic type parameters using Mono Cecil

Wonga’s backend is composed of autonomous services communicating via messaging using NServiceBus. All in all, our backend services handle close to 2,000 different message types. Our range of products are offered in many countries, and local regulations impose significant variations. In order to manage complexity, our Continuous Integration system is building,…

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