Articles from Month: November 2015

Is Your Software Usable?

Is Your Software Usable?

Sysco LABS 26 November 2015

Usability is how easy an object is to use. The object can be anything from a pencil to a space shuttle. Software design over the past couple of years has evolved into being more intuitive and user friendly. Software designers focus more on human factors such as human memory limitations and the ability to understand

QA Evolvement with Agile

QA Evolvement with Agile

Sysco LABS 25 November 2015

In this Innovation Session, Leapsetters Sumudu Bandara and Yasas Nandasena, both from the QA Team, described how Agile is introduced to a service team in order to overcome the QA and dev barrier. The session also looked into the tools and techniques used and how project success is determined.

The Science of Team Performance

The Science of Team Performance

Sysco LABS 24 November 2015

Excellent teamwork is one of the most crucial factors which contribute to the success of any project or organisation. This Innovation Session by Leapset’s Senior Director of Engineering and Architecture Anjana Somathilake, takes a glance into the science of team performance. The session discussed the skills of managing yourself in a team and the way

React and its Adoption

React and its Adoption

Sysco LABS 9 November 2015

In this Innovation Session by Leapsetters Binujaya Padmakumara and Romith Jinawardena from the Engineering Team, we got an insight into React, a famous JavaScript library that we are implementing in our POS technology, used for creating user interfaces by Valley companies such as Facebook and Instagram. The session provided an overview of how React works,

Security Pitfalls

Security Pitfalls vs. Best Practices

Sysco LABS 9 November 2015

In this week’s Innovation Session, we had Leapset’s software engineers Deepal Jayasekera and Vijayindu Gamage presenting on the most critical kinds of web application attacks. The session also covered up on the server level mitigation techniques and server security headers as well as how to use Nginx as a shield for your web application.