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Lessons from Production NodeJS Applications

Articles 22 November 2017

Deepal Jayasekara, Senior Software Engineer at Sysco LABS spoke about “Lessons from Production: NodeJS Applications” What distinguishes NodeJS from any other programming platforms is how it handles I/O. We hear this all the time when NodeJS is introduced by someone: “A non-blocking, event-driven platform based on Google’s v8 Javascript engine”. What does this mean? What

Streamlining Restaurant Operations Through Customer Service

CAKE LABS 15 November 2016

-by Mani Kulasooriya Imagine this: It’s Saturday evening. Your chefs are working tirelessly to prepare meals while your service staff arranges tables for the big rush ahead. Suddenly, your network goes out. The reservations on your guest management system disappear, and you have no way to tell who will be entering your doors on your

Xamarin: Building Native Mobile, Mac and Windows Apps in C#

CAKE LABS 4 November 2016

In this Innovation Session, Anuradha Wickramarachchi, Mithila Wickramarathne, Vijini Mallawaarachchi and Dimuthu Kariyawasam from CAKE Connect talk about the methodology of building native mobile, Mac and Windows apps in C# using Xamarin. Xamarin is a cross-platform implementation of the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) and Common Language Specifications (often called Microsoft .NET). Xamarin was released in

Internet Addiction

Sysco LABS 27 October 2016

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

Augmented Reality at the UCSC IEEE Day 2016

CAKE LABS 11 October 2016

IEEE Day celebrates technological innovation and falls on October 4th every year and is a day on which tech communities around the world gather together to collaborate on ideas that leverage technology for a better tomorrow. Anjana Somathilake, Senior Director, Engineering and Architecture at CAKE LABS talks about Augmented Reality for IEEE Day 2016 at

The CAKE LABS Intern Diaries, Chapter Four: Responsibilities

CAKE LABS 28 September 2016

Now in the fifth week of their internship, the interns have fully taken on their roles and responsibilities as software engineers and testers at CAKE LABS. In this issue of the diary, we hear about their experiences in working on an assortment of different projects, concerning data-sharding, developing web services and more. Mithila The week

Colombo Selenium Meetup : The Smarter Way of Doing Regression Testing

CAKE LABS 7 September 2016

The Colombo Selenium Meetup is an open forum where Selenium users of all skill levels can come to communicate, learn, network, or just have a good time. The focus is in Selenium and topics which extend through related areas of interest,such as Agile testing, Test-Drive Development, Continuous Deployment, building maintainable automated test scripts and much

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