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18 December 2017

Delivering a big project to a tight deadline

by Paul

This week, we launched the first phase of a large website for a fast-growing business, 'Jump In'. The company are opening another new trampoline park this week, and wanted the website to go live beforehand, so our deadline was fixed, and we were committed to launching a full-fat, high class website in time for the launch. This was the first 'under fire' test for our newly-rebuilt team here at Remote, so it was a good process and we learnt a lot about how we work together and how our new workflow performs under pressure. I thought it would be helpful to share the points that helped us stay on track and launch on time.

01 September 2017

The life-changing wonder of Continuous Integration and Deployment

by Paul

We celebrated Remote’s 18th birthday today, 1st September 2017. It makes me smile to remember our early days; sat in the corner of our bedroom with a 586 PC, Jeannie designing our websites, and me putting them together with raw HTML. We couldn’t have imagined that all these years later we’d be creating all kinds of digital sorcery as a team of seven, delivering magic for brands like Volvo, Sony and Volkswagen Group. The tools and best practices in the industry have changed dramatically, too...

15 September 2017

Five tips for keeping your head above water when faced with an unfamiliar project

by Jon

Sooner or later, if you’re developing software, you’re going to find yourself thrown in at the deep end, tasked with working on a project that is unfamiliar to you. This happened to me a few months ago when I started my new role at Remote and soon found myself working on a key project for an important client...