Topical posts on technology and business from the team at Springtimesoft Consulting.

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Techweek '17 - a few of our favourite things

And just like that, after over 280 events in 24 locations around New Zealand in the past 9 days, Techweek ‘17 has come to a close. These events were dedicated to bringing together local technology and business talent to tackle global issues, and ranged from deep dives into blockchain, aerospace and agritech to discussions of diversity and capability building.
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10 Startups in the Making

Last weekend we went along to Startup Weekend Auckland’s pitch night, to check out what ideas are on the minds of Auckland’s budding entrepreneurs.
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Linux Minecraft Server Build

Godson: ‘My friend’s older brother has his own Minecraft server.’
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Kiwicon 2016 Wrap Up

This November, the Springtimesoft team headed to Kiwicon in Wellington, taking on the earthquake, heavy rain, flooding and road closures to soak up some information with more than 2000 other attendees.
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Why does Open Source matter?

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Surviving Startup Weekend

What’s the best way to prepare for Startup Weekend?
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The intersection of design and development

What does it mean designing in a development lead company? To me - the same thing it means designing in any other, with just a few different turns in the road to get to the end goal.
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Terraform State with DigitalOcean

Terraform.io is a helpful tool aimed at moving your infrastructure configuration into code.
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Why Springtimesoft is using Raygun

Raygun is an error tracking tool that saves money in the long run as it makes sure bugs get fixed early (when it’s cheap to fix them), helps to fix bugs way faster by tracking a lot of additional information and also notifies us of problems without having to wait for users to report them.
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Magento Raygun Bug Tracking

Here at Springtimesoft we love Raygun and use it for all our error tracking. In cooperation with Mindscape, the company behind Raygun, we have developed the official Magento provider for the Raygun error reporting and tracking service that you can find at Magento Connect.
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Integrating Raygun into Magento

Integrating Raygun.io into Magento is about as straightforward as any other PHP project (using Raygun4PHP, but there are a few gotcha’s to be aware of.
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PHP User Group in Wellington

For more than a year Springtimesoft is now running the PHP User Group in Wellington. The goal of the meetup is to get web developers together, talk about anything PHP related and have a chat over some pizza and beer after that. Originally founded in October 2012 by Lenz Gschwendtner and Benjamin Reichelt we got Sam Parkin from Enspiral involved at the end of last year to help us organising the meetups.
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