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Bottom-up opportunities, self-directed learning, and external expertise

Bottom-up opportunities, self-directed learning, and external expertise

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This is the last blog post of our small series about the Learning and Development landscape for tech people at lastminute.com. We are going to explore the learning opportunities emerging bottom-up from our people, as well as the way in which we leverage external resources and expertise. [...]

Informal knowledge sharing: Crash Courses and LM Talks

Informal knowledge sharing: Crash Courses and LM Talks

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In addition to live internal training, we have other, more informal formats to share knowledge within the Company: Crash Courses and LM Talks. [...]

Live, interactive training: Continuous Learning programme and Coding Dojo

Live, interactive training: Continuous Learning programme and Coding Dojo

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At lastminute.com we are lucky enough to have among our colleagues people who are very good at their job, and also care about supporting the professional growth of others. Thanks to them, we pulled together what we call the “Continuous Learning” programme. Keep reading to find out more. [...]

It's FriYAY! It's time for deep work and/or learning and development

It's FriYAY! It's time for deep work and/or learning and development

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raffaella rossini

At lastminute.com we are experimenting with our working hours to support in a structural way learning, development, productivity, and wellbeing. Our Friday is now called FriYAY!, and in this first blog post of a short series I’ll tell you about it. [...]

Blockchain Dapp and Modern Software Engineering

Blockchain Dapp and Modern Software Engineering

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fabio fiorella

Block'n'poll a complete example of a full stack web application interacting with Algorand Blockchain [...]

Contract testing asynchronous messaging with Pact and MockK

Contract testing asynchronous messaging with Pact and MockK

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fabrizio duroni
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felice giovinazzo
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stefano varesi

In the last weeks I worked with my colleague Felice Giovinazzo on a new feature for the refund process. Let’s see how we used pact to test a message-based interaction between two microservices with Pact [...]

Infrastructure

Infrastructure

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alessandro gazzoni
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lorenzo girardi

In this sixth and last blog post of the series about our Tech ecosystem we present our journey from an on-premise data center to a hybrid, multi-cloud strategy and the technical choices made so far. [...]