Articles by Sysco LABS

Going Reactive with Play

Sysco LABS 4 April 2016

Reactive programming is where the program reacts to events. With the popularity of event-driven, scalable, and real time interactive architectures the concept of “reactiveness” is increasingly gaining attention. The concept is growing in importance in the Java domain in recent years as Netflix has created its RxJava library and Lightbend has created its Akka middleware

CAKE LABS Partners with Educate Lanka

Sysco LABS 25 March 2016

Internship opportunities grant many young and talented minds the much needed opportunity to expand their career options and give them a second chance. Educate Lanka Foundation is a non-profit organization, dedicated to empowering youth by enhancing their access to education, mentoring, and employment opportunities. CAKE LABS has joined hands with Educate Lanka Foundation, where our

UI Design & Testing Trends

Sysco LABS 24 February 2016

In this Innovation Session by Buddika Raveendra from the UI team and Eshan Liyanagama from the QA team, we take a look at the different types of UI design trends which have evolved across the years. Typography, video, animation, long scroll and parallax scrolling were a few of the trends mentioned. They also talked about

Open 24/7 365

Sysco LABS 2 February 2016

A restaurant operating system has to be fully functional in all its aspects to deliver not only the best food but the best services. In this Innovation Session by Eshan Deane, Dulan Ratnayake and Harsha Wijendra from the Operations team, we take a look at the services CAKE offers to its clients 24/7, all 365

An Efficient Incremental Indexing Mechanism for Extracting Top-k Representative Queries Over Continuous Data-streams

Sysco LABS 21 January 2016

The annual ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware conference is a major forum for the discussion of innovations and recent advances in the design, construction and use of middleware systems.  The scope of the conference is the design, implementation, deployment, and evaluation of distributed system platforms and architectures for computing, storage, and communication environments. Highlights of the conference includes