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Monorepo Microservices in Go

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A retrospective of one team's first large scale cloud project, using Golang, IaC and Kubernetes.…

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What's your role: Software Engineering Manager

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Ever wondered what an SEM (Software Engineering Manager) does? Here is three different insights to role from three of our Engineering Managers at OVO: Emily, Marcello and Tom.…

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Building a simple serverless Slack bot for exporting channel messages as a timeline.

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Moving fast and making things. This post has two goals - to share the story of a quick tool we created to solve a problem, and share a template that can be adapted easily for any Slack bot slash command to run a Python script in AWS Lambda.…

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We made AWS cheaper, safer and more accountable - here’s how!

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A high level overview of the problems we found with our AWS account architecture and how we solved them…

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Accessibility at OVO

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What is accessibility? Accessibility is about ensuring that everyone, regardless of their abilities, can use the digital products we build. This is important because 1 in 5 people in the UK have a disability. We know that as age increases so does the proportio…

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How To Make A Game

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We’re a diverse bunch here at OVO - we have musicians, triathletes, DJs, volleyball players… the list goes on. For tech this is really important, given our diverse and evolving tech stack. This year, I set myself the challenge of making and releasing a video…