Tom Natt

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  • Show & Tell, 27 March 2015

    As our beta project starts producing visible results we're making a slight change to the Show & Tell format. Each session will have a presentation of the beta product to date, with a brief overview of the features shipped in the previous...

  • Deploying our Ruby on Rails applications

    We are moving away from a Java based infrastructure to writing applications in Ruby on Rails. An important part of our former infrastructure was the ability to automatically deploy our software via the continuous integration server via a series of...

  • Show & Tell, July 4 2014

    A few days ago, Ross posted about our fortnightly Show & Tell meetings and mentioned that we're going to try to write about each meeting here on this blog. You can probably guess what this post is about! This week we...

  • The hard work behind the code

    The other day, Ross wrote about the Digital team's delivery principles. I have been working on modernising our development infrastructure for the last few weeks and our fortnightly open house Show & Tell meeting (part of #6 - "work in...

  • When there is just too much to do

    As a department looking to assist all other groups in the University, there is always a huge demand on our time. We do our best to help everyone, but inevitably there are times when we need to do three things...

  • Want to cycle bits of your page? We can help

    Right in the middle of our homepage is an area of featured news which cycles on a timer. When we were originally implementing this feature back in 2011 we had a look for a library to drop in, but couldn't...

  • The end of the year

    2011 has been a busy year here in Web Services. We have had five colleagues leave, another one head off to have twins and four new people start. We have released sites, deleted applications, built all manner of awesome stuff...