Introducing SSW People!

Introducing SSW People!

About a year ago, during SSW’s annual retreat in Brisbane, we started to imagine what the world would look like if the SSW Rules site was easier to use.  Therefore, we had to find an alternative to SharePoint’s content management features. The first tech we evaluated was an Angular application. Even though we love building […]

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Fires + Adam’s 2019 in Review

Fires + Adam’s 2019 in Review

2019 ended in uncertainty for a lot of people across Australia. Our bush fire season started a lot earlier than usual, and this year the fires are insanely bigger, and burning more land than ever before. It’s been devastating, and there is no end in sight for some areas that have been affected. What has […]

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8 Tips to Strengthen Your DevOps (Project KNOWnoise)

8 Tips to Strengthen Your DevOps (Project KNOWnoise)

At SSW each year we are lucky to deliver a lot of cool projects. I want to call out one project that solved a complex business challenge, and was fun to deliver. It had the usual, modern web technologies and cloud, and the project really benefited from great DevOps practices. The lead developer was SSW Solution Architect, Matt Wicks. […]

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I like big bots and I cannot lie… 5 simple ways bots should be answering questions for your business

I like big bots and I cannot lie… 5 simple ways bots should be answering questions for your business

Bots used to be very expensive to build. Now with Microsoft and Google offering nice bot development platforms, businesses are building bots in days. At SSW we have built bots on both platforms and discovered their differences, worked out the pros and cons, and some best practices for developing on these platforms. Regardless of the […]

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China: Coming to a Town Near You

China: Coming to a Town Near You

I’ve been interested in China for over 2 decades. I’ve always been impressed with the way the Chinese have developed their own digital eco-system following the introduction of the Great Firewall of China in 2009. Since that fateful year, 2009, China, in its own technosphere, has evolved into one of the world’s leading digital economies. […]

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Azure DevOps wishlist: auto-tagging Project Languages & Technologies

Azure DevOps wishlist: auto-tagging Project Languages & Technologies

Say your project is basically a Vue.js, .NET Core 2.1, Azure Logic Apps and Azure AKS. I think it would be wonderful to see that straight away in the tags.

Some NuGet packages are important. e.g. Entity Framework or Azure Table Storage. These tell you a bit about the project before you even have a look at it. An amazing feature would be to improve the Auto Tag feature (for both products).

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