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Kickstart your API proposition with the API Maturity Assessment

Kickstart your API proposition with the API Maturity Assessment

Howard van Rooijen

Explore the importance of API strategy, governance, security, and design in Digital Transformation projects.
How to plan your cloud transformation journey

How to plan your cloud transformation journey

Howard van Rooijen

We've been helping customers adopt Microsoft Azure since 2010, we have produced a lot of thought leadership to help people think about the steps required, the risk involved and how to plan a successful adoption.
Azure Tech Selector - 2017 Edition

Azure Tech Selector - 2017 Edition

Matthew Adams

We've just released an updated version of our Azure Technology Selector poster - helping you to choose the right Azure service, based on your use-case.
Best of the Recorded Azure Sessions at BUILD 2017

Best of the Recorded Azure Sessions at BUILD 2017

Howard van Rooijen

There were so many good sessions at Microsoft BUILD 2017, we selected our highlights of sessions that you should make time to catch up with.
10 ways working with Microsoft helped endjin grow since 2010

10 ways working with Microsoft helped endjin grow since 2010

Howard van Rooijen

Microsoft recently shot a video interviewing endjin co-founder, Howard van Rooijen, and Director of Engineering, James Broome, about how Microsoft has helped endjin grow over the past decade. This posts the top 10 ways in which Microsoft helped - from providing access to valuable software and services, to opening up sales channels, to helping to navigate the minefield of UK Financial Services regulations around cloud adoption.
2 Day Microsoft Bot Framework Hackathon with Watchfinder

2 Day Microsoft Bot Framework Hackathon with Watchfinder

Howard van Rooijen

We ran a two day hackathon with Watchfinder and Microsoft to build a conversational experience to automate the 'sell your watch experience'.
My final year as a software engineering apprentice at endjin

My final year as a software engineering apprentice at endjin

Alice Waddicor

Alice reflects on her final year and an apprentice, what she's learned over the past three years, and the new skills and capabilities she's developed.
Creating a PowerBI report with DirectQuery and multiple SQL Database sources using Elastic Query

Creating a PowerBI report with DirectQuery and multiple SQL Database sources using Elastic Query

Alice Waddicor

Learn to build a Power BI dashboard using DirectQuery and ElasticQuery across multiple databases with Alice Waddicor.
Benchmarking the Cloud against on-premise data centres

Benchmarking the Cloud against on-premise data centres

Barry Smart

In the third and final part in this series we compare the risk of Azure vs the risk of on-premise data centres, using the Swiss Cheese Risk Model.
Is JavaScript still dead?

Is JavaScript still dead?

Matthew Adams

JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages, but is it past its sell by date?
Top Gadget Purchases of 2016

Top Gadget Purchases of 2016

Howard van Rooijen

In a reflective blog post, I detail some of the recent gadget purchases I've made and am shocked at how many of them are Amazon products.
A Bit of a Christmas Do in the Country with Benchpeg

A Bit of a Christmas Do in the Country with Benchpeg

Paul Waller

In 2016, endjin redesigned the Benchpeg website, migrating it from a 10-year-old platform over to our own CMS system - Vellum – so the Benchpeg team could have greater control over their content management and halve the day-to-day workload for generating content. This is a creative post about the practical experiences gained from 1-day silversmithing workshop at the invitation of Benchpeg.
Advanced Azure Resource Manager template patterns – t-shirt sizing and optional resources

Advanced Azure Resource Manager template patterns – t-shirt sizing and optional resources

Richard Kerslake

Implement using parameters in Resource Manager templates for optional resource deployment and configuration.
Bermondsey barber gets a website for Christmas after featuring in Time Out London

Bermondsey barber gets a website for Christmas after featuring in Time Out London

Paul Waller

Journalist Danielle Goldstein interviewed local barber Vangelos Georgiou, who has been cutting hair at George Gents' Hairdresser on Bermondsey street (near endjin's old office) since 1970. In the Time Out London article, Georgiou mentioned that he didn't have a phone or website because of the expense. The team at endjin spotted the article and decided to step in and help - building him a new website to help attract and inform customers.
Automating office security with Synology, Surveillance Station, OneDrive and Power Automate

Automating office security with Synology, Surveillance Station, OneDrive and Power Automate

Mike Evans-Larah

Read about how we set up automated backups of our office security camera footage and used Power Automate to alert us if anything went wrong
AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Platform - Networking

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Platform - Networking

Jess Panni

Explore AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform's offerings for cloud migration. Understand their services for your specific needs.
Welcome to an internship at endjin!

Welcome to an internship at endjin!

Ed Freeman

A career in software engineering doesn't need to start with a Computer Science degree. The underlying traits of problem solving, a willingness to learn and the ability to collaborate well can be built in any field. Internships provide a great way to get your foot-in-the-door in the professional world, and arm you with some real-life experience for future endeavours. This post describes an internship at endjin, including the type of work you could be asked to do and what you could learn.
How to package a web project for deployment from the command line

How to package a web project for deployment from the command line

Richard Kerslake

Creating a package to deploy a web project from the command line (for deployment into Azure) is not as easy as it should be. In this post we cover the whole process.
Reasons to: Round up of the Sessions I Attended

Reasons to: Round up of the Sessions I Attended

Paul Waller

The 3-day "Reasons To" conference was held in Brighton in September 2016. The conference is a fusion of disciplines: design, development, illustration, 3D modelling and data visualisation to name a few. In this post Paul Waller provides an overview of the sessions he attended and the ideas that really sparked his imagination.
How to use Power BI Embedded with AspNetCore

How to use Power BI Embedded with AspNetCore

Matthew Adams

This post shows how to add a Power BI Embedded report to an ASP.NET Core application.
AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Platform - Mobile Services

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Platform - Mobile Services

Jess Panni

All Bootcamped Out: the 5-day workshop survival guide

All Bootcamped Out: the 5-day workshop survival guide

Matthew Adams

We've been running workshops and training sessions for a long time now, and one thing we've learned from that is that PEOPLE DO WORKSHOPS WRONG. From MBA classes, to design sessions, there seems to be a common problem: burn-out. We give you a survival guide for multi-day bootcamps and workshops, to get the most out of them, and take care of yourself in the process.
AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Platform - Internet of Things

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Platform - Internet of Things

Jess Panni

My internship at endjin – New Proposition Development, Programming, and a very long list of acronyms

My internship at endjin – New Proposition Development, Programming, and a very long list of acronyms

Carmel Eve

During her two month internship we tried to expose her to as many different aspects of endjin as possible; from New Proposition Development, marketing, partner & business development activities, as well as our software engineering processes and the Microsoft Azure ecosystem.
AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Platform - Analytics & Big Data

AWS vs Azure vs Google Cloud Platform - Analytics & Big Data

Jess Panni