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At Picnic, all of the teams working on technological components of our product can freely choose how they handle their internal communication. By this, I mean that some use Scrum-by-the-book, others just a Kanban board, or whatever other variety of agile methodologies that suits them. There is no top-down control on organizing a team apart from the fact that we are using Slack as our shared internal communications tool — how a team structures its communication, recurring meetings, etc., is up to them.


Picnic is growing at a rapid pace in all of its departments. As a tech company with big aspirations for the future, the teams concerned with technology are no exception to this rule. This is no different for the FCA team, the team responsible for building the software that will power Picnic’s upcoming automated fulfillment centers — the team I am a part of as well. Our project's scope is immense, and we need a large number of software engineers to stem this in the projected time frame. …


Software engineering develops faster than ever; the amount of novelties in platforms, languages, operational strategies, and generally, the terminology around it gets larger and larger every day. One of the terms that gained a lot of traction in recent years is microservices. Many engineers talk about their benefits and challenges, but the general notion is positive, and the buzz is undeniable.

A real-life example of a monolith

Dieser Artikel basiert grob auf einem Vortrag, welchen ich am 2. März 2018 im Rahmen einer Vortragsreihe öffentlich in Wiesbaden hielt.
Eine vollständige Videoaufnahme des Vortrags können Sie hier finden!

Status quo

Der Bitcoin, als erste und älteste Kryptowährung, wird dieses Jahr im Oktober zehn Jahre alt. Innerhalb dieser Dekade, vor allem in den letzten zwei Jahren, ist jedoch eine enorme Anzahl an neuen Währungen veröffentlicht worden.

coinmarketcap.com

Auf der Website coinmarketcap.com, welche es sich zur Aufgabe gemacht hat möglichst alle sich im Umlauf befindliche Kryptowährungen zu listen, finden sich aktuell mehr als 1500 verschiedene Kryptowährungen.
Die Website sortiert Kryptowährungen basierend auf ihrer…

Jakob Löhnertz

25 | Full-Stack Software Engineer | Podcast Producer

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