How to Interview a Developer

First of all, the #1 criteria for getting hired: Smart, and Gets Things Done. Process Joel Spolsky is  a highly regarded software engineer and he  details how best to interview development candidates, this is an amended and augmented version of that process. see The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing Introduction Question about recent project candidate worked […]

SYZYGY RECEIVES EPISERVER AWARD FOR BEST PARTNER UK 2008

I’m very proud as  syzygy was awarded the EPiServer Award for Best Partner UK 2008.This prestigious accolade adds to our already expert status in Content Management Systems  having created sites for Setanta, Wyeth and Mazda and we are working on a new site for an exceptionally high profile luxe brand. EPiServer is a leading Content […]

Pecha Kucha

The idea behind Pecha Kucha is to keep presentations concise, the interest level up and to have many presenters sharing their ideas within the course of one night. Therefore the 20×20 Pecha Kucha format was created: each presenter is allowed a slide-show of 20 images, each shown for 20 seconds. This results in a total […]

Mazda 5 site launch

My Team, recently launched a site to show off the new Mazda5 . It’s built on the EPiServer platform and written in .Net 3.5 with a flash,HTML interface (with some nice simple javascript).  I like this site, as it has great integration between CMS and flash.  The editors edit in the HTML version and it […]

QCon – How good was QCon 2008?

In short fantastic. I’ve attended many larger conferences and I found the smaller size more enabling for communication, both with the speakers and conference attendees. I attended tutorials on Agile management and DSL’s (Domain Specific Languages) and followed tracks on cloud computing, effective design and architectures. Each of these had a great set of speakers […]