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Culture Amp Junior Engineering Program Discontinued

For the past two years, I have ran not one but two successful Junior Engineering Programs (JEPs) at Culture Amp. The official number of developers that I have trained there is 19. But I trained a bunch more developers from time-to-time as well. So the proper total would probably be in the range of 30-40 developers at Culture Amp that I have helped train, support and grow over the past two years....

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Working Towards Integration Testing Duolithic Applications

I've been revisiting Twist v2 recently. It's my book review tool that I've rebuilt multiple times over the past 8 years. Its latest incarnation is what I'm calling a "duolith": a very light Hanami backend application with a GraphQL API, and a frontend built with React and Apollo. The backend and the frontend codebases are kept in separate directories in the same codebase. This allows...

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Culture Amp Junior Engineering Program: Retrospective

This post is a short summary of the Culture Amp Junior Engineering Program (JEP) that I ran from November last year until June this year. If you're keen to apply for the 2nd cohort then you can do that here: Apply here for the Culture Amp Junior Engineering Program's second cohort This post is the first in a series of four blog posts which will go into detail about how the last JEP operated, with...