Software Engineering Articles

The Internal User Management Tool

Articles 23 May 2018

Most applications that are created today have one thing in common – users. We are more familiar with the term when its usage applies to end users – for example, on Facebook users can mean people like you and me who’ve created profiles on the platform. However, the term ‘user’ within the context of this

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

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

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

The Tale of a Good API

The Tale of a Good API

Sysco LABS 1 September 2014

This session was conducted by Senior Software Engineers, Kalinga Dissanayake and Azeem Mumtaz, of the Leapset platform team; who discussed the factors that make up a good Application Programming Interface (API). An API is to the programmer what a GUI is to the end-user. A good API empowers programmers with the ability to realize new

Layerd Architecture in Software Engineering

Layerd Architecture in Software Engineering

Sysco LABS 7 August 2014

This article is by one of Leapset’s Tech Leads Sivakumaran Kathamutthu. You can read more by him on his blog: http://siva-write-once-run-anywhere.blogspot.com/ Software architecturing is in a nutshell ,organizing software component which is specific for a one functionality in a system, ie.an architectured system will have multiple component each specific for one kind of functionality. But each

Password Cracking

Cracking Passwords

Sysco LABS 31 July 2014

Leapset’s Software Architect Sumith Gunasekara took us through a presentation today on password protection and security. He especially focused on how passwords can be cracked, some cases of methods used to hack passwords and practices that can be implemented to avoid these attacks.

Google APIs

Google APIs

Sysco LABS 24 June 2014

This video is a presentation by our Director of Engineering and Architecture, Anjana Somathilake, on Google APIs. It introduces you to what Google APIs are and how you can use them, particularly in conjunction with each other, to create interesting marketable technology solutions. This presentation was a part of the Campus G sessions conducted by

The 7th Sense

The 7th Sense

Sysco LABS 21 April 2014

This video is of a presentation by Romith Jinawardana, one of Leapset’s Tech Leads. He examines a conceptual trend that we are seeing become a reality; the internet of things. Through examining the way that connectivity is expanding, and the way everything in our lives is being integrated through computing, Romith paints a picture of

Disruptive Innovation Through Research

Disruptive Innovation Through Research

Sysco LABS 26 February 2014

This video is the fourth and final presentation from the Google Business Group Colombo’s event ‘Starting a Startup’. The event, hosted by Leapset, featured four speakers who were all successful tech entrepreneurs; sharing the lessons they learned on the road to success. This presentation is by SimCentric CTO Dr. Romesh Ranawana.  

Turning an idea into a great Business

Turning an idea into a great Business

Sysco LABS 24 February 2014

This video is the third in a series of four from the Google Business Group Colombo’s event ‘Starting a Startup’. The event, hosted by Leapset, featured four speakers who were all successful tech entrepreneurs; sharing the lessons they learned on the road to success. This presentation is by zMessenger Co-Founder/CEO Jayomi Lokuliyana.  

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