Engineering & UX Blog

React & JavaScript Workshop

Posted 08.02.2019 — 6 min read
This is a short summery about the engineering workshop in UiT university. Motivation We, at Telia, are encouraged to share our knowledge and contribute to the community. One of the main contributions…

From O(4G) to (Offline) - Lessons learned from performance

Posted 14.08.2018 — 11 min read
When shifting one of our applications towards client-side rendering from server-side, performance became important. With server-side rendering, there was no thought around how the user perceived our…

Experience Report: Hiring for Clojure(Script) is Easy

Posted 15.03.2018 — 2 min read
Our experience shows that hiring people for a Clojure(Script) project is relatively easy (in Oslo, Norway) despite a market where demand exceeds supply. But it is important to use the right channels…

Why we love AWS Beanstalk but are leaving it anyway

Posted 02.02.2018 — 1 min read
We have had our mission-critical webapp running on AWS Elastic Beanstalk for three years and have been extremely happy with it. However we have now outgrown it and move to a manually managed…

Pains with Terraform (perhaps use Sceptre next time?)

Posted 01.02.2018 — 7 min read
We use Amazon Web Services (AWS) heavily and are in the process of migrating towards infrastructure-as-code, i.e. creating a textual description of the desired infrastructure in a DSL and letting the…

Today we write the legacy code of tomorrow

Posted 20.07.2016 — 3 min read
Our code is a mess. And that is the way it should be. No matter how good code we write today, it will need to be fixed tomorrow. Our understanding of the business domain evolves, the business…