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Go at graze

Burhan Ali on March 10, 2017

At graze we have historically been predominantly a user of the LAMP stack but on occasion we venture away from this and work with other technologies when we have a project which has specific requirements or we are in a position to experiment. Go is an example of one of...

We partner with Rackspace to manage our production infrastructure on AWS. We’ve been running regular hack days recently and thought it’d be good to take a day out of shipping code to work with Rackspace on a hack day to play with some of the new beta tools that AWS...

We're hiring!

graze tech on September 26, 2016

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We’re hiring for a number of entry-level positions in the graze tech team! You’ll be working closely with the data and digital product teams on scoping, designing and delivering projects that add value to the technology platform and further its ability to support graze in the long-term. You could be...

My first week at graze

James Weaver on September 21, 2016

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Hello, I’m James. I am the newest member of the graze technology team. I graduated from Durham University in 2013 with a degree in Computer Science. Before working at graze I was a web and iOS developer at a startup in London. I particularly enjoy working with frameworks such as...

“With AWS we have better access to data, we’re more agile, and we can get feedback on product performance in days compared to six months for a large food manufacturer.” Edd Read, CTO. A graze case study, by AWS

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Graze’s Web team has grown enormously over the last three years. As front-end teams become larger, the need for a pattern library becomes increasingly clearer. We realise that now, but our initial plan was somewhat different. In June 2015 we believed that the solution to our design woes was a...

It’s an exciting time for the graze web team as we’re expanding into new territories such as a dedicated support site and a more traditional e-commerce site. Our subscription site is also constantly being iterated and refined to improve the user experience. We decided to dedicate some time to build...

We hope to see you at Silicon Milkroundabout this weekend. We’ll be there on Saturday to hire for product and marketing roles and Sunday for tech. It’s at the Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch, London. We’re hiring for a Senior Data Analyst, Full Stack Developers, Magento Developers, UX Designers and...

The Bash Automated Testing System (Bats) is a testing framework for Bash I came across recently, in use by the amazing Apline Linux Docker images. It provides a simple way to verify that the UNIX programs you write behave as expected. A Bats test file is a Bash script with...

We’ve just released a public Docker image for composer, a popular dependency management tool for PHP. Get it now with docker pull graze/composer, or check it out on the Docker Hub. To share cache and authentication with your host you can use the following configuration: ~$ docker run --rm -it...