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Custom Kestrel Transports

Dean North | 18th August 2017

With .NET Core 2.0 finally coming out of preview I felt like now was a good time to share one of my preview experiments with everyone. Custom Kestrel Transports! Before we begin, the source code for this preview experiment The Nuget Package: The GitHub Repository: What is Kestrel? Kestrel is a new w...

How to write a software testing plan document

Robert Wheeler | 16th August 2017

A software testing plan is a vital document that you should produce every time you’re testing how a piece of software works – an essential step before releasing it to your customers. It explains the full process of what you’re going to do to put the software through its paces, in a step-by-ste...

Test your Javascript skills with our fun Javascript test!

Dean North | 9th August 2017

Javascript can be “fun” sometimes. We put together this “test” to highlight to new Javascript developers some of the weird things that Javascript can do when used in particular ways. This isn’t really a serious test, but it can be fun to take if you think you know a lot...

Team Insights: Catching up with degree placement student Sebastian Szaniszlo

Robert Wheeler | 8th August 2017

  Unfortunately all good things must come to an end and today is the last day at Atlas for our first degree placement student Sebastian Szaniszlo. Sebastian has been a great, hard-working member of the software development team who will be sorely missed by all the staff at Atlas. On his last da...

10 strategies web development startups can use to improve teamwork

Julia Samoilenko | 4th August 2017

  What do team communication issues mean for your startup? Over communication, under communication and everything in between influence productivity which eventually influences revenue. According to the stats, 41 percent of American workers believe that “lack of communication between staff and...

We’re hiring: Project Manager

Robert Wheeler | 31st July 2017

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB As a member of the Atlas development team you’ll be responsible for the delivery of high-quality bespoke software on time and within budget. You’ll be responsible for project planning and will drive the full development lifecycle for both new and ongoing projects. Your will e...

Need bespoke software for your business to grow? Did you know you could get a grant towards 20% of the cost?

Robert Wheeler | 27th July 2017

A special capital grant is currently available to SME’s in Essex, offering up to £20,000 of the cost of creating bespoke software to help you grow your business. The grant of up to 20% of £100,000 can be used by eligible Essex businesses to invest in technology, such as the creation of bespo...

How Atlas is so SaaSy

Dean North | 25th July 2017

When Atlas first started out, .Net was in its infancy and so were most of the surrounding tools for running a software company. We only had Visual Source Safe for source control, who remembers not being able to edit a file because a co -worker locked it and went on holiday! *shudders” Technolo...