When my awesome and generous employers at Rabid Technologies approved my request to go to Codemania and Codemania Conversations, I had no idea what to expect. I mean, I’ve been to tech conferences before, so I had a pretty clear idea of what the formal conference part of Codemania might be like, but the unconference Conversations was a new and mysterious unknown. And now that I’m sitting down a week later to write a post about my experience, I’m at a loss for how to break it all down and share it in a coherent fashion!Read more
Some of you may already know me, as I’ve been around the Rails community for some time, including being on the RubyNZ Committee for two terms and having organised the 2015 RailsCamp NZ. You might say that I know a few things about Ruby, and maybe...Read more
"Do you see what comes of all this running around, Mr. Bond? All this jumping and fighting, it’s exhausting!"
- Raoul Silva, Skyfall (2012)
Sometimes the tech industry is overwhelming. It seems like we drink from a fire-hose of new...Read more
One of the most challenging topics we talk about is blending a sense of doing good along with what we do here. Rabid is a commercial company - we make a profit and are proud of the value we create in doing it. As founders, we also care deeply...Read more
“Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere” - Chinese Proverb
Hi. I’m Ben Bradshaw, I’m a geek, coder, Firefly fan and a bunch of other things including the newest Rabid employee in Wellington. It’s been close to 4 months since...Read more
Wellington based software consultancy Rabid has acquired Auckland development house Resistor for an undisclosed sum.
Rabid’s CEO, Breccan Mcleod-Lundy, says the acquisition accomplishes three goals.
“It reassures our Auckland client base by making...Read more
Two major things happened on the 1st and 2nd of September: I attended the AgileNZ 2015 conference and I learned to tweet.
The second part may sound ridiculous, but it was a big hurdle for me. I am surrounded by fabulous tech people who tweet...Read more