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Web Development

Web Development

From public websites and APIs to Intranet applications; all with bespoke functionality

Software Development

Software Development

Business software from managing stock, converting data, machine learning, and much more

Ecommerce

Ecommerce

Ecommerce sites from scratch, or implementing existing ecommerce platforms and payment integrations

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Serverless Event Driven AI as a Service

Machine Learning can be intimidating and unapproachable, but with AWS you have access to many services where no ML experience is required. With these you can analyse images, text, video, perform translation and more. We'll explore how to integrate some of these services with a fully Serverless Event-Driven architecture.

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Detecting Web Application Regression with PhantomJS

For those people who are developing web applications/websites then every time a change is made it should be going through a QA. This is for functional testing of the change but also to detect any regression which may have occurred.

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How to unit test a MVC HTML Helper that calls Action

If you have a need to unit test a helper method which does a call to Action then you will hit an issue due to how HtmlHelper is not mockable and the call to Action will end up going through many layers and actually calling an action.

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Multi-Browser Testing an MVC Application With Selenium and NUnit

This example is a simple NUnit test that uses the test case functionality of NUnit to run against multiple browsers. The sample web-application is MVC but it doesn't really matter for the test case itself. The only important part is that you define what on the page is static and what is dynamic so the test case can do correct asserts of the page.

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Running a Windows Service as a Console Application

If you have ever built a Windows Service then trying to debug it can be a problem, having to attach the debugger to a running process is not ideal and I like having the ability to just click play.

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.NET MVC SEO/Slug Only URLs for eCommerce

As part of my ongoing journey creating an eCommerce site I had to implement into the .NET MVC 3 website I’m creating a way of having URLs such as website.com/pretty-pink-boots Instead of: website.com/product/view/100/pretty-pink-boots

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