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Silicon on Thames

graze tech on May 29, 2015

A view of Richmond Riverside - showing graze's HQ

Looks like the secret is out… The Evening Standard Why tech titans eBay and PayPal are trading Old Street for the leafy joy of Richmond You would be forgiven for thinking that the closest thing to an internet hit emanating from the leafy south-west London suburb of Richmond upon Thames...

php

There have been a few times I have come across a situation where I need to share some logic between controllers but it hasn’t been as clear cut as abstracting that logic out into a library. I’ve been pondering the best way to tackle this problem and would like to...

graze flex grid

It’s a common problem in responsive web development that making elements the same height at all viewport sizes is quite fiddly to do, especially when your elements are dynamically generated. As you clever people know, flexbox solves this problem perfectly by introducing the property of align-items: stretch. Flexbox also solves...

User testing

Euan Mackie on March 15, 2015

User Testing

At graze we understand the value of allowing our customers to control and personalise their relationship with us. Perhaps the best example of this is the way we allow our customers to customise their boxes by rating our snacks. This gives us not only the ability to give the user...

Imagine you have a situation like this in some legacy code: class Bar { public static function doSomethingElse() { return 'Bar Bar Black Sheep'; } } class Foo { public function doSomething() { return Bar::doSomethingElse(); } } Foo is calling the static function on Bar and that method is also...

Counting electric sheep

John Smith on December 19, 2014

Close up picture of a breadboard

Mulled wine, log fires, Christmas carols… nothing can say “Merry Christmas!” quite like a box forming machine. And we have several heavily modified versions - thanks engineering team, season’s greetings. They suck up bits of cardboard and spit out the graze boxes we know and love. How many boxes do...

Unobtrusive JavaScript is a way of writing JavaScript so that if for any reason your JavaScript is not working correctly your web page should still perform its core function. There’s nothing new about this concept and we certainly didn’t invent it but the web team at graze has been working...

A recruiter’s tips With Silicon Milkroundabout (SMR) approaching, Hannah Manku, an experienced recruiter here at graze, describes what it is that recruiters remember at networking events and why. Networking gets you to meet real people, rather than speaking through a screen or looking at a piece of paper… Razel really...

Meme of Boromir from Lord of the Rings saying 'One does not simply network at every event'

One candidate’s experience of Silicon Milkroundabout… In today’s post, Razel Villanueva, Interaction Designer, explains how she networked her way into graze at Silicon Milkroundabout May 2014: It’s not that there is a lack of jobs in the market, the difficulty lies in finding a career that matches your skills and...