Articles by CAKE LABS

What is Serverless Computing?

CAKE LABS 28 March 2017

Serverless Engineering, the methodology in which you run your applications without worrying about the management of your infrastructure or servers. But is it for everyone? Danula Eranjith, one of our Software Engineers speaks about the pros and cons of going serverless.

Product Innovation: The Future of the Sri Lankan IT Industry

CAKE LABS 6 March 2017

What defines our contemporary technology landscape? How does the way you think about technology in 2017 differ from how you thought about it five, or even ten years ago? The vanguard of today’s industry builds technology for everyone; from PayPal to Uber to Spotify, today’s technologies exist in most of our pockets and we use

POS Rearchitecture

CAKE LABS 25 February 2017

There comes a moment in time, where you take a step back and evaluate the work you’ve done. This stage is a critical turning point, where you can either build for the future or prepare for failure. We at CAKE LABS went through this stage when evaluating our POS, and decided that even though we’ve

Microservices with Docker

CAKE LABS 24 February 2017

In this Innovation Session, Dilan Arandara of the Data, Infrastructure & Platform team spoke about Microservices with Docker. Before Microservices, developers used Monolithic Applications. What this meant was that developers had to deploy their code in a bundle. This method posed a few problems; a single change affects the whole component, massive time constraints, testing

The CAKE LABS Intern Diaries, Final Chapter

CAKE LABS 7 February 2017

The time has come to end our Intern Diary series. We hope it granted you a window into what being an intern at CAKE LABS is like from the perspective of the interns themselves. In this final post, the Interns share their last reflections on their whole experience and their parting words.   Amoda and

Team Relationship Building

CAKE LABS 3 February 2017

“Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships” – Michael Jordon In this Innovation Session, Kanchana Silva of the CAKE Guest Manager team speaks about team relationship building. First, let’s make a clear distinction between a team and a group. A group is a collection of individuals with a common interest, and a team is a

Agile in Real Life

CAKE LABS 30 December 2016

In this Innovation Session Rajinda Rathnapala of the Monetization team spoke about Agile, and its use in a real life context. Agile has been widely touted as a software development approach that is easy to implement, but is that really the case? The Agile process is actually more difficult than what you are lead to

Out of the Box Thinking

CAKE LABS 26 December 2016

In this Innovation Session Nirojan Selvanathan and Salinda Rathnayake of the Data, Infrastructure and Platform team spoke about Out of the Box thinking, and explored some examples of its use at CAKE LABS. Out of the Box thinking is a very commonly used term, but rarely practiced. Why do people always talk about this, but

Shanil Fernando: Empowering Your Career

CAKE LABS 19 December 2016

CAKE LABS Managing Director SL, and SVP Engineering, Shanil Fernando was a guest speaker at the recently held YouthSpark event, organized by Microsoft in partnership with Sarvodaya-Fusion. He shared his insights about trends in the tech industry and how successful companies are leveraging and spearheading this change. The event’s main objective is to provide young

The Connected Enterprise

CAKE LABS 19 December 2016

In this Innovation Session, Chaminda Bandara from the Menu Core team spoke about the Connected Enterprise. The Connected Enterprise is a concept that takes several different systems and shares the data amongst it. Google is a perfect example of getting this concept right. 1995 saw the battle of the search engines. Several players competed for the right

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