Tips of the Month [New Onebip blog series]

Tips of the month (2)

Editor’s note: We’re introducing a new series of monthly blogs by Gokmen Atak, Onebip’s Product Offer & Quality Specialist.  Gokmen will share with you his “Tips of the month” which will include product features and updates that Onebip partners can take advantage of to improve their mobile payment offering.  Please feel free to add your comments at the end of the post.

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This month I’d like to highlight four new features that we’ve added to the Onebip web and mobile payments API: Notification, Unsubscription, Blacklist and Back office services.  I’ve summarised these new services below but, you can also get the full details in our API on the Onebip website.

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Onebip at PHPBenelux 2013

Editors Note: Giorgio Sironi from Onebip’s Tech Team shares his notes, experiences and photos from the recent PHP Benelux 2013 Conference held website like this in Antwerp from 25 – 26 January 2013.

During these last days of January, I’ve been representing the Onebip tech team at the PHPBenelux (2013 edition) – a conference organised for developers and companies using PHP, a server-side HTML embedded scripting language. I (Giorgio Sironi) myself held a talk on the second day of the event discussing the Pomodoro Technique, a time management tool adopted widely in our team.

The conference was opened with a keynote from Chris Hartjes, widely known as the grumpy programmer. He presented his theory on the balance of optimists and grumpy programmers in developing new ideas and experiments but also pointing out all the fixes needed to get these new, exciting things in production reliably. Read more

Co-location and remote working

Co-location is a fancy word to say that we work in the same office. The core team meets every day in our Milan office, usually before 9:30 AM, pharmacyincanada.com which is the time at which our stand up meeting.

Almost every day.

When nature gets in the way, the user story model helps as every team member is the owner of a story on which he can work without much synchronization with the rest of the team. A combination of GitHub, Skype and TeamViewer tries to facilitate interaction between colleagues in the days when we work remotely. You just have to pharmacyincanada.com remember to bring your company laptop home the day before.

Sometimes nature really gets in the way, and the Skype call for the stand up meeting gets crowded:

— Giorgio