IAG New Zealand's Daniel Scott-Raynsford presents on their journey to the cloud

by Brendon Livingstone on 07/06/2018 10:00

Shane Ross introduced Daniel Scott-Raynsford of IAG New Zealand at our client event a couple of weeks ago, and in the process he provided some context on why we approached IAG to speak. Many examples of successful DevOps, Agile and Cloud adoption focus on start-up and high-growth companies who are able to bake in these approaches from the start, unencumbered by legacy technology, strict regulatory controls and deep-rooted structures and ways of working.

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David Reiss appointed to Equinox IT General Manager, Cloud and Auckland

by Brendon Livingstone on 24/04/2018 10:00

Equinox IT has appointed David Reiss to the position of General Manager, Cloud and Auckland.

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The changing CIO role - an Equinox IT hosted CIO panel discussion

by Bill Ross on 20/04/2018 10:00

IT and the CIO role is changing significantly. New technologies, different operating models and modern experiences and expectations are changing the landscape and the CIO role is constantly evolving to meet the new reality.

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Feature Toggles on a .Net Core API

by Adam Knight on 05/10/2017 01:30

This article is republished from my original Feature Toggles on a .Net Core API post on fantail.io.

This is my second tutorial on feature toggling.  You can read the first here.

There are many languages and frameworks to choose from when it comes to back ends - I wanted to make a REST service to deliver all of the Time Entries to my Angular application, and almost every language available has REST server capabilities.  I chose to use .Net Core (C#) and Java for my example app.  My background is in Java, and I was really interested to see how .Net Core works.  If you don't know, .Net Core is Microsoft's cross platform offering - it has the Windows-specific parts taken out and runs on Docker. Linux, MacOSX, and of course Windows too.  It can also be compiled on other platforms too, which is very handy.

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Feature Toggles for Angular UIs

by Adam Knight on 03/10/2017 11:30

This article is republished from my original Feature Toggles For Angular UIs post on fantail.io.

I had a chance to demonstrate a feature toggling library to a customer last week, and wanted to share what I did.  Feature toggles, in case you don't know, let you to configure how your system behaves without redeploying code. This is fantastic if you have a feature that needs to launch at a particular time, or you want to experiment with by switching off and on in different environments.  Feature toggles act like an if statement around a code of block and can be switched on or off as desired, without requiring a restart.  Martin Fowler covers this in some detail here.

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