Spicing up your app’s performance - a simple recipe for GC tuning
The garbage collector is a complex piece of machinery that can be difficult to tune. Not surprisingly, many developers dread touching the GC. If you don’t give the GC just a little bit of care, your whole application might be running suboptimal. This blog post shows how we got two production applications to perform better by following simple tuning steps.
It happens a lot that listening to a podcast sparks new questions. So, after our episode on Front-End quality, we wanted to know more about Storybook. This coincided with some people reaching out to us to collaborate in the podcast.
Front End Quality in an interactive-heavy application
In this episode, we show a little of our front-end love. And our love for testing and enjoying the quality of a good front-end. It was time for that because the last time we talked about front end related stuff was quit some episodes ago.
Spaces Talk #5: Super Mario’s Dive Through The Gitlab Pipelines
Spaces Summit is our annual internal bol. com conference for IT, by IT, and friends: Two fun days of inspiration, knowledge sharing, bragging, and community. This year, our 4th edition, was our first digital version of the summit.
Utrecht JUG - Test Architectures & Hacking into Java web apps
We take a sneak peek into the Utrecht JAVA User Group (JUG) Meetup next week, February 24th. Topics will be: are End-to-End test architectures a Dead End road? And there will be some live hacking: Breaking into your Java web app. This will really give a feel for the importance of security.
With only a few weeks to go to our peak season, we wanted to ensure that the chat app on our webshop was performing up to par. An important part of our customers' questions is answered via this chat app. You can feel the importance of it to be able to handle a load of questions during our peak season.
Transparency: A holistic approach to software quality
Bol. com & Xebia are happy to present to you another meetup on software quality. This time we will have Trish Khoo, keynote speaker at Agile Testing Days 2018, who will present her holistic approach to software quality.