Dan

My name is Dan. My primary role at aTech is to develop and maintain our hosted applications, such as Codebase and Deploy. I'm often the person who responds to helpdesk tickets where further investigation is needed. My preferences include; beer over lager, dogs over cats, coffee over tea and cars from the 80s.

Articles from 2017

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Beta Testers Wanted ‑ Deploy Build Commands

Posted on the 4th September on the DeployHQ blog

Recent progress in the web development world has led to increased usage of preprocessors (Haml, Sass, LESS etc.) and transpilers (Coffeescript, Typescript, Babel). Static Site Generators such as Jekyll or...

Record everything with Notebooks

Posted on the 24th July on the Codebase blog

Notebooks allow you to keep all of your documentation in a safe, structured and versioned way. To setup your notebook, navigate to your project, open the Notebook tab and click...

Building Commit Graphs

Posted on the 25th April on the Codebase blog

Git and Mercurial both come packaged with handy utilities to visualise the commits in your repository as a graph. We include this functionality in the Codebase interface as well. A...

Seamless socket server restarts in Ruby

Posted on the 22nd March on the aTech Media blog

We utilise a variety of custom socket servers to support our applications. Most of our apps have at least one. We write RPC servers to interact with repository storage in...