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Web applications in NodeJS

Building Web Applications in NodeJS

Sysco LABS 28 April 2015

Pasindu Perera who specializes in JavaScript spoke about building web applications in NodeJS for this week’s Innovation Session. He stated that NodeJS is a developers’ tool for working in the non-blocking, event-driven I/O paradigm which concentrates in real-time web applications employing push technology over websockets. He went on to explain to us about the project

Writing jQuery Plugins

Writing jQuery Plugins

Sysco LABS 28 April 2015

Faizul Hasan who specializes in JavaScript, enlightened us about writing jQuery plugins for this week’s tech workshop. Faizul first introduced us to plugins and stated that jQuery plugins are simply a new method that can be used to extend jQuery’s prototype object. Thus by extending the prototype object, a user enables all jQuery objects to

Google Guice

Dependency Injection with Google Guice

Sysco LABS 10 April 2015

For this week’s tech workshop, Pankajan Chathirasegaran who specializes in DB & infrastructure spoke about dependency injection, which is a software design pattern that implements inversion of control for software libraries. He then introduced us to Google Guice, an open source software framework for the Java platform released by Google under Apache. Guice provides support

Behaviorally driven API testing

Behaviorally driven API testing

Sysco LABS 10 April 2015

For this week’s innovation session Nivantha Rowel, Mohammed Yoosuf, Manura Weerawarna, Nuwangi Kiriwaththuduwa and Hasitha Dhanawalavithana of our QA team spoke about API testing and the tools & the techniques involved in its practice. They discussed how BDT (Behaviorally Driven Testing) is optimal for API testing and how it tests in the form of simple

Semantic Web

Semantic Web

Sysco LABS 18 March 2015

For this week’s Innovation Session, Ananda Subasinghe from our Engineering team spoke about Semantic web, the extension of the World Wide Web that enables people to share content beyond the boundaries of applications and websites. He further went on to explain the topic of ontology matching, the process of determining correspondences between data labels. Ananda

CAKE Premier League

Sysco LABS 18 March 2015

The CAKE Premier League happened on the 28th February and it was very exciting! All four tribes put in their best efforts, making the series very competitive, while the food, drinks and families of our CAKEsters gave the event a great atmosphere. We wish to congratulate Monkey Business on winning the cup, Thundercats for coming runners-up and

Scale JS - JavaScript Meetup

Scale JS – JavaScript Meetup

Sysco LABS 18 March 2015

CAKE LABS was the proud host of this month’s Colombo JavaScript meetup! The theme of this month’s meetup was Scale JS, a robust JavaScript framework for building versatile web and mobile applications in Visual Studio. There were many participants for this event from different institutes and organizations in the industry, and the meetup proved to be

Leapset's CSE Lounge at the University of Moratuwa

Leapset’s CSE Lounge at the University of Moratuwa

Sysco LABS 9 February 2015

Leapset officially opened the ‘Leapset CSE Lounge’ at the University of Moratuwa’s Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department today; a milestone in our relationship with Sri Lanka’s premier technological university. The lounge is fully equipped space designed to facilitate brainstorming and creativity amongst the students. Leapset will also be hosting tech talks, guest lectures and workshops

Customer Service

Sysco LABS 9 February 2015

For this week’s innovation session, our Customer Service Manager Justin Michaud, presented to us how Leapset’s customer service has evolved from back then to now. He also discussed the current areas we have room for improvement and the achievements we have gained. According to Justin, Leapset has shown a rapid growth in the customer services

Data Analytics in QA Perspective

Data Analytics in QA Perspective

Sysco LABS 5 February 2015

For this week’s Innovation Session, our very own Quality Assurance Engineer Roshan Ranasinghe gave us important insights into a new approach towards Quality Assurance. The session discussed the drawbacks of using the typical QA approach in ETL, as opposed to the suggested approach. This included discussions for a Data and analytic QA approach to help

Six Month Startup

Six Month Startup – Judgement Day

Sysco LABS 5 February 2015

Judgement is upon our interns! Today, all those taking part in the Six Month Startup had to pitch their ideas to Leapset’s judges the same way they would to a potential VC. One by one, the interns all pitched their ideas for solutions to improve the Leapset Platform. The exercise is a integral part of

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