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Data Works named as one of the Top 50 Great Places to Work

Feb 23 2017

We are proud to announce that Data Works has been named as one of the Top 50 Great Places to Work in the Washington, DC area by Washingtonian Magazine. This is our second consecutive time making the list (2015 and 2017). The Washingtonian Top 50 Great Places to Work list covers a wide range of […]

AWS Well-Architected Framework Bootcamp Review

Jan 03 2017

AWS:reInvent 2016: Well-Architected Framework for a non-Architect On my first day at AWS:reinvent 2016 I completed the AWS Well-Architected Framework bootcamp. Now I am a developer, and I have no plans to become an Architect, however, I was fairly interested in learning the recommendations of AWS when moving existing systems to the cloud, and potentially […]

Summer Internship 2016: Project SmartHire

Jul 29 2016

At the beginning of our nine week internship, we were given a real world problem to solve. Many companies have to go through hundreds or sometimes thousands of resumes every year, and SmartHire was developed to help cut down the time it takes to go through all of these. We have created a web application […]

Ext JS Testing with Geb

Dec 01 2015

Ext JS is a Javascript framework with many configurable UI components right out of the box. Geb is a browser automation library which makes it easy for complex web applications to be broken down into pages and reusable modules. These two complement each other quite nicely as Geb modules can be created for each Ext […]

AWS re:invent – Review from a novice

Oct 27 2015

I recently attend the AWS re:invent conference in Las Vegas. It has become an annual trip for many but this was a first for me. My goal was to get exposure to their service offerings and see what the buzz is about. Up until the conference I had zero hands-on experience, but rather heard from […]