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Simplicar wins Red Innova Challenge

Written by Carlos Latugaye

Yesterday, Simplicar won the Red Innova Challenge on the “E-commerce y Retail” category. We worked on this project from the ground up, so we are very glad to see that our work caught the attention of several people.

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On Unit Testing and Coverage

Written by Fernando Dobladez

We started a new project a few weeks ago. The discussions around how to write and structure automated tests popped up once again. Do we use mocks? always? How do we measure code-coverage? What level of coverage must we achieve?.

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RubyConf Argentina 2012 - Day#2

Written by José Rozanec

In the previous post we shared some notes from our first day at RubyConf Argentina. We now share some notes from the second day there.

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Fernando Dobladez

RubyConf Argentina 2012 - Day#1

Written by José Rozanec

This year Code54 sponsored RubyConf Argentina again! It was a great conference and we wanted to share some notes from it with you.

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Fernando Dobladez

Cloud Provisioning for CI: Jenkins + Cloudstack

Written by José Rozanec

At one of our clients, we are using Cloudstack to develop an internal “cloud” infrastructure, and Jenkins as the continuous integration server. In this post I describe how to leverage Cloudstack at Jenkins using the JClouds plugin. This setup allow us to create slaves on demand, get them down automatically when load decreases, and create single-use slaves if needed.

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Fernando Dobladez

RubyConf Argentina 2012

Written by Carlos Latugaye

As we did last year, Code54 will sponsor RubyConf Argentina.

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C2DM & APNS Compared

Written by José Rozanec

At one of our current projects we implemented notifications to Android and iOS devices. After describing our experience with APNS and C2DM, we wanted compare them.

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Build Version Maven Plugin for Git

Written by Fernando Dobladez

For all artifacts we build on our projects (.war files, packaged installers, single .jar archives, etc.) we always want to include precise and descriptive information about the build: time stamps, version number, commit hash and whether it’s a final/pre/internal release.

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Pushing messages + iOS = APNS

Written by José Rozanec

As stated in our previous post, we are implementing push notifications for Android and iOS devices. In this article, we will describe how the APNS works. We will also share some tips for server side development as well as when creating an iOS app for testing.

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Pushing messages + Android = C2DM

Written by José Rozanec

On one of our current projects we send push notifications to Android and iOS devices. A basic “happy path” implementation is quite simple. However, we faced some challenges around proper error handling, recovery, retries, and quota handling. Here is what we learned in the process.

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