Last month, SSW held the first of many Xamarin HackDays. This one was at the Sydney office, and it was a great day. Xamarin is very important to all Microsoft developers as it allows us to write a C# app in Visual Studio and publish it to iOS, Android and Win phone8 in one fell swoop […]
Logos are more important than we realise – a logo is often your first impression of a company and as such having a good one will go a long way to being memorable and instilling a sense of trust and familiarity. Our designers should be commended. We followed the same logo design process we do […]
As you may remember from my last blog post, the 3 teams were having their solutions critiqued by a panel of judges with extensive experience in building software. Today, I am excited to announce which team our judges picked as being the most successful (giving the most business value). The voting was tight and I […]
It has been an amazing, intense 9 weeks, and while I’m sad that it is over, I couldn’t be more proud of the guys and what they’ve achieved. They’ve all improved in different ways: Some of them arrived with a lot of experience… now they are awesome. Some were juniors straight out of uni… they’re […]
UPDATE: Gala Day is done – see how it ended No news this month – we’ve been too busy preparing for the upcoming FireBootCamp gala morning, which is your chance to come and meet the FireBootCampers and see the great projects they created while training with us. The gala will be held at our Neutral […]
SSW invites you to come and meet our newest FireBootCamp graduates. These developers are so passionate about coding they took 9 weeks out of their life to do nothing but code, and they are keen to show off what they have learned and created.
This event gives employers the chance to see the web applications our Boot Campers have developed, speak to them in an informal setting, book appointments for interviews, and enjoy a scrumptious morning tea on us.
Week 2 of FireBootCamp was a whirlwind for the students as they held their first sprint review meetings. During the sprint review they had to present the completed product backlog items to the product owner ‘Bob’ (Adam Cogan, FireBootCamp mentor in disguise) 🙂 They were challenged to deliver completed and fully tested features to the […]
(Reposted from the FireBootCamp blog.) I’m delighted to bring you an update from week 1 of our first ever FireBootCamp, SSW’s 9 week intensive course focused on software development methodologies based on building modern web applications with ASP.NET MVC. The first week has just ended and, as the above video shows, the students are on […]
Figure: BCE SPARROW uses a ‘metro’ design with all the latest Nuget packages for elegant, consistent and usable design The benefits of continually improving our processes and practices around the Scrum methodology were never more apparent than with the project we have recently completed for Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE). As developers, we’ve all worked on […]
This Wednesday was an amazing success and I was very proud of the SSW team who put it together. Thank you guys, it was outstanding and a lot of people worked very hard over a 5 day period to make it happen. Firstly ‘thank you’ to everyone who turned up, I appreciate you all being there […]