By: Isuranga Perera Like all my fellow batchmates, from the first day I set foot into university, I was eagerly looking forward to our industry placement. After going through a tough interview at Sysco Labs, I finally achieved the impossible and was selected. I was also delighted to discover that three other fellow batchmates
By: Chanuka Wijayakoon The annual inter-tribe sports fiesta, called Endurance 2017, saw employees taking part in track and field events. It kicked off with a welcome dance and the traditional hoisting of flags, lighting the Olympic lamp and a speech by the Managing Director, Mr. Shanil Fernando. Before the event, Einstein was leading the
By: Chanuka Wijayakoon By the end of the third month of our internship, we’d gotten more accustomed to the company’s culture and workflows. We actively engaged in project design discussions, made design documents, took part in events and learned from it all. It’s been quite a colorful month indeed, with the Sports Fiesta being the main attraction. The
Amazon Web Services provides on-demand cloud computing platforms to individuals, companies and governments, and have full compliance with security best practices and industry standards. Sudheera Lakmal, Senior Implementation Specialist at Sysco Labs provides an introduction to AWS, security fundamentals, testing for security and the tools involved in his talk delivered at the Security Engineering event organized by
The food industry is a huge industry. Exactly how huge? Well as Sarah Murray explained in her article ‘The World’s Biggest Industry’ it’s hard to grasp the sheer scale of it because of its many component parts. Think about it like this: it’s not just growing the food, transporting it and selling it at grocery
On the 11th of November, CAKE LABS kicked off its first ever hackathon at the University of Moratuwa’s School of Computer Science and Engineering. The hackathon was themed under the concept of the Internet of Things; a proposed development of the Internet in which everyday objects have network connectivity, allowing them to send and receive
Now fully familiarized into the CAKE ecosystem and the CAKE way of life, our interns start yet another week. With the knowledge needed to hit required milestones, they are taking on new challenges and learning more every day. Anuradha, Vijini, Mithila, Dimuthu For the past few weeks, we were preoccupied with CAKE Admin releases. CAKE
TL;DR The marketing and entertainment industry spends trillions of dollars a year to try to capture your attention. In order to do this, they employ many tactics on the content platform level as well as in the actual content itself. The side effects of these tactics are negative effects on a person’s brain and
What is Flow? Flow, according to Hungarian psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is “the holistic experience that people feel when they act with total involvement”. It is a state of “active absorption” in which a person “is fully immersed in a feeling of energized focus, full involvement, and enjoyment in the process of the activity” (Wikipedia).
Not only does the QA team execute an enormous volume of tests to ensure that our CAKE POS releases are as bug free as possible, they also run them on several different layers. The easiest layer of tests are those executed on the systems layer, but they are the furthest from actually simulating user behavior.