Rework Insights

Simon Males | August 20, 2012 | Startup Science | 0 Comments |

As an Engineer, the insights from the 37signals Rework book resonate deeply and seem quite obvious. Over the years similar…

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Migrations plugin for CakePHP

Simon Males | June 22, 2012 | Code | 0 Comments |

Here at the Hive anyone can host an informal workshop, known as a brown bag, to share learning’s which the…

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GovHack 2012

Simon Males | June 4, 2012 | Startup Science | 0 Comments |

This past, very wet, weekend a small contingent of Pollenizer’s participated in the volunteer run GovHack 2012. Armed with government…

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We need coding standards

Simon Males | May 21, 2012 | Code | 1 Comment |

Depending on the audience, I may describe myself as one of the following: engineer, developer, programmer or coder. Anyone who…

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CakePHP and PaaS

Simon Males | April 10, 2012 | Code | 5 Comments |

A common problem the engineering team is experiencing at Pollenizer is finding the resources to dedicate to system administration duties….

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Upgrade friendly Ubuntu

Simon Males | February 19, 2012 | Code | 0 Comments |

Fearing change is normal and it is also a valid emotion. Within system administration, change appears in the form of…

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