The Curve to sponsor Sheffield University’s Computer Science Society
The Curve is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring the University of Sheffield’s Computer Science Society this year and will be providing support and opportunities for its members throughout the year. Being a software development company we’re always interested in finding ways to support and encourage the next generation […]
Saying goodbye to our Interns, James and Filip … and hello to our new part time team members!
Over the last few months we’ve been lucky enough to work with two very skilled and determined interns in James and Filip. Reaching out to us early on in the summer they asked if they could have an internship which showed a degree of dedication and motivation that we couldn’t […]
Beware of redirects with Ruby’s net/http
Photo by Maik Jonietz on Unsplash Earlier last week, we learned that Ruby’s built-in net/http library contains a fundamental limitation — net/http does not automatically handle redirect status codes (3xx). As part of a feature sprint for a client, we had been tackling some functionality around PDFs issued by their system using wicked_pdf, […]
The Curve is chosen as Arithmagicians technical delivery partner
The Curve is pleased to announce that it will be the tech delivery partner for a new “Tech for Good” online mathematics platform which will help to improve pupils’ skills, confidence and ability in arithmetic skills. Ebrahim Tafti received an award of £25,000 as well as support from Let Teachers […]
Why Pull Requests Alone Won’t Give you a Good Code Review Culture
In the quest to promote a culture and ethos of excellence and quality within the dev team at The Curve, it goes without saying that we should have a set of coding standards and best practices under which we operate. Not process for process sake, but a set of guidelines […]
The Curve to deliver Ethical Social Group’s straight-talking dating app: Fluttr
Ethical Social Group (ESG), a tech company with a mission to rebuild social platforms for good, has appointed The Curve as one of their Technology Delivery Partners. The Macclesfield-based group was established in 2019, and aims to deliver a suite of next-generation social applications that place member privacy, security, fun […]
Production Arduino Binary Builds with GitHub Actions
Setting up an Arduino build process, with multiple targets/configurations using GitHub Actions for stable and reproducible builds.