Apache Solr and Greedy Regex

Knowing where the problem lies is only a half-success. The other half is having the knowledge to fix it. Recently our colleague Adam was tasked with getting to the bottom of an issue in one part of a system we were developing for a client. It required quite a bit of detective work, some experimentation, and ultimately learning. Here's the story of his journey.

April 21st, 2020|

The Show Must Go On: A List of Upcoming Online Tech Events

It’s great to see the experts in all fields taking their events online over the past few weeks. There are plenty of excellent events out there, with new ones popping up every day. We gathered a list of some upcoming online-events below. We hope you find it beneficial!

April 1st, 2020|

Hypothesis Testing of proportion-based samples

In part one of this series we introduced the concept of hypothesis testing, and described the different elements that go into using the various tests. It ended with a cheat-sheet to help you choose which test to use based on the kind of data you’re testing. In this second post we will go into more detail on proportion-based samples.

March 20th, 2020|

Takeaways from DataViz Live Conference

The inaugural DataViz Live was held in London in late February this year, and we hopped on a plane to London to absorb everything we could from the experts. We attended a good mix of talks and want to share some of our learnings with you.

March 4th, 2020|

Multi-Tenant Applications With JHipster

We’ve certainly found JHipster to be very useful for certain types of projects but found that we needed to add multi-tenancy support to the JHipster applications on more than one occasion. With that in mind, and given that multi-tenancy is quite a common requirement for us, we took the opportunity to learn more about JHipster Blueprints and developed our own for creating multi-tenant applications.

February 13th, 2020|

Technical Reflection from FrontEnd Con 2019

Back in November I, along with some other Sonalakers, attended FrontEnd Con in Warsaw. The speaker lineup was impressive, with some very well known industry names in attendance, and an agenda with no filler. After the conference, we got back together at SonalakeHQ to reflect on our biggest takeaways from the two days.

December 17th, 2019|

An Introduction to Hypothesis Testing

We want to help users make decisions when looking at data. Sometimes though it’s too expensive to check all of it or it’s so complicated that you can be led into taking the wrong decision by making an assumption about it. In cases like this, hypothesis testing can help us by giving us a degree of confidence that either our observations are real, or the changes we’ve made have, in fact, made a difference.

December 5th, 2019|