At comparethemarket.com, we believe in cross functional teamwork. Whether you’re a developer, tester or analyst, we strive to ensure everyone is heard. We believe your opinion counts, encouraging innovation and continuous improvement as a team and as an individual. Technology: Working with the latest development techniques, our approach to continuous delivery in a polyglot environment means we thrive on a new challenges in building scalable, sustainable solutions on a toolset that’s right for the job. Customers: Ultimately, we believe in happy customers. This culture is driven through the team constantly talking to the business about where the most value can be added in the development cycle so that the right features are delivered.
comparethemarket.com was launched in 2006 and has rapidly grown over the past 9 years to become one of the UK’s leading price comparison websites. It provides customers with an easy way to make the right choice for them on a wide range of products including motor, home, life, travel and pet insurance as well as utilities and money products such as, credit cards and loans. More about what its like to work at comparethemarket.com and the roles we have available can be found at techjobs.comparethemarket.com
Windows 10 IoT
Featuring Sandeep Kapalawai
Microsoft is making big investments in the Internet of Things (IoT). Earlier this week at Microsoft Convergence 2015, Satya Nadella outlined their investments for IoT across Windows and Azure that will provide a comprehensive IoT offering for their customers and partners. In parallel, at WinHEC...windows iot internet-of-things windows-10 azure
Workshop: PM2 to manage your micro service app & Keymetrics to monitor them
Featuring Alexandre Strzelewicz
Alexandre wrote PM2 two years ago. PM2 is a website manager for NodeJS that has been downloaded more than 1.2 million times. Now Alexandre and the team are building the company Keymetrics. It's an extension of PM2 and allows to monitor in realtime all your applications across numerous...pm2 nodejs keymetrics
Robocalypse: Controlling Nodebots with Kinect gestures
Featuring Joel Lord
Building actionable intelligence on the smart grid
Featuring Paul Kavanagh
At one of the worlds largest power companies, based in Florida, we have smart devices at all levels of the grid (meters, transformers, laterals, feeders) and we monitor them to understand what is happening, predict outages, and route teams to repair problems when or before they happen.
Wrangling the Internet of Things using Node.js
Featuring Kirsten Hunter
Kirsten has created a system, available on Github, which interacts with Fitbit, MyFitnessPal, and Withings, to create a health tracking system. The Fitbit API is used to store and retrieve data, and that data is used to create analytics and history. More importantly, though, this system allows...github fitbit myfitnesspal withings twilio fitbit-api
Blowing Out The Lamp
Featuring Oliver Rumbelow
Holiday Extras, a Times Top 100 company, maintains a big online presence selling airport parking, travel insurance and overnight stays in hotels. They made over 4 million bookings last year and their API serves around 35 requests/second - they aren't big big, but they're big enough to...holiday-extras api lamp-stack nodejs nodejs-api
The FullStack Education Paradox
Featuring Hannes Moser
In this talk Hannes, who is a young lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg, will share the story on how his department (now 6 years old) evolved, and what they did to address at least a dozen issues they had with their department within the academic system.fullstack education educations university node.js/io.js ruby-on-rails continuous-delivery-with-docker agile-workflows
React and Three.js: React All The Things!
Featuring Peter O'Shaughnessy