Technology Nico Castro

Git and Github in Plain English

Nico explains the “theory” behind version control (Git and Github) in plain English so that you understand the big picture of how software engineers work. No code. Nothing to download. No mess. No fuss. 

Strategy Joe Dollar-Smirnov

Strategy in San Francisco

What follows is a high level account of a recent trip to attend a masterclass for the highly popular business tool, the Business Model Canvas. This method, combined with lean startup is taught in some the world’s most respected business schools.

Technology Andrew Cumine

StrangeLoop 2016

All in all our trip to StrangeLoop 2016 and St. Louis was fantastic and personally I will be looking into going again next year. Thanks to Alex Millar, the whole StrangeLoop team, and the StrangeLoop community for making such a friendly and welcoming conference, thanks to Red Badger for letting us have such a great time with our training budgets, and thanks to my friends, Anna and Viktor for putting up with me when I’m grumpy, jetlagged, and decaffeinated.

Technology Dominik Piatek

EuroClojure 2016 Retrospective

I’ve been wanting to go to a Clojure conference for a long while. Partly to get to know the international Clojure community better, and partly to experience first hand the diversity of talks that these conferences offer. EuroClojure was a natural choice for me this year, as I could not make it to its bigger brother in the US, Clojure/conj.  

Technology Anna Doubkova

Serverless – evil queen or tooth fairy?

I went to the Serverless Conf last week. I met a lot of great people, heard quite a few inspiring talks, and presented a talk myself. People tend to say that serverless is fast and reduces cost of our infrastructure – but is that actually true? Hint: I still think it's awesome.

Process Roisi Proven

Do I really have to stand? An agile glossary

As we work with larger and more complex companies, we become the people to introduce Agile ways of working into an organisation. However, when you’ve worked using Agile for a decade or more, as many of us have, you often assume some knowledge that people don’t have. With that in mind, we decided to put together a glossary of Agile terms, so you know why we randomly ask you to stand up every day at the same time!

Technology Marcel Cutts

What’s coming up next?

Technology! The Badgers love their technology, both new and old - but what’s coming up next? Recently, we spent a fantastic day discussing developer and testing topics ranging from new languages to new ways of working. This culminated in a bustling open spaces session to find out what the Badger collective thinks about our current, and future technological ecosystem.

Badger Life Toby Merlet

Learning to program with the world's best hypnotists.

Everybody was very focused during this 2 day seminar. Veerryy Fooccussedd…   And I'm sorry to disappoint, but they were not teaching us to program JavaScript, Closure or Elixir. This was about a different sort of programming altogether.

Process Roisi Proven

Practical vs Theoretical Agile Coaching

The other day, the following tweet was shared by a friend of mine:It put into words something that I’ve been struggling with for a while. As a Project Manager, I am always focused on the practical elements of the work I am doing. However, because Red Badger is a full-service agency, I also act as something more approaching an Agile coach. 

Technology Seb Flippence

React London Meetup September 2016

Free beer and pizza, developers, and maybe React talks? You’ve come to the right place! This month’s React London Meetup was held at Skillsmatter, CodeNode, which a great place for like minded developers to socialise, share their ideas and see the latest trends in the React community.

Technology Monika Webb

Why aren't you using React.JS?

React has exploded in the last few years. People are catching on to the technical advantages it brings. Should you consider adopting it? This article aims to relay the benefits of React.JS in plain English.

Technology Matt Phillips

React London Meetup August 2016

Great beer, pizza and speakers can only mean one thing, another React London Meetup! This month we had three awesome speakers and the sweltering hot weather that can only be "enjoyed" once or twice a year in London.

UX & Design Sam Griffiths

Branding a castle for a weekend

This year for Red Badger’s sixth birthday we stayed at Schloss Beesenstedt, a castle 45 minutes from Leipzig in Germany. We had our Company Day, setting the direction of travel for the next 12 months - and then we had a party. It was a magical and stunning setting. It was amazing.