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How to score 99/100 for Lighthouse Performance

Codebots make development fast, and so we rebuilt codebots.com to be the same. In this article we’ll show you how this feat was accomplished for our production site and how you might do the same!

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Find out how Moreton Island Adventures scaled to 30,000 users

Indi Tansey, 16 November 2020

How do you create a custom application with Codebots? We share how Codebots user Moreton Island Adventures created custom software to streamline and scale their business.

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Announcing the Codebots Scholarship at The University of Queensland

Shannon England, 12 November 2020

Codebots was started with the mission to help humans engineer awesome software, and we are committed to advancing this profession with a scholarship at the University of Queensland.

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What is Robotic Process Automation?

Eban Escott, 06 November 2020

Frey and Osborne from the University of Oxford found that as much as 47% of total US employment is at risk of job automation. With huge numbers like this it is no wonder people want to know what Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is. More recent studies have found differing numbers, but there is no doubting that RPA is worth taking a closer look at.

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Measure your company's carbon footprint with Codebots.

Indi Tansey, 06 November 2020

We put our bots to the test and built a unique and simple app that measures carbon emissions based off a company’s financial data.

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How the KMS team doubled productivity in 5 sprints

Indi Tansey, 06 November 2020

How can I increase my development teams’ productivity? This is a real world customer story on how a team skilled-up on Codebots technologies to realise a serious productivity boost.

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How do you implement CRUD using GraphQL?

Eban Escott, 05 November 2020

GraphQL is the new kid on the block when it comes to web services and APIs. Once you get to know more about GraphQL you will understand why there is a rise in its popularity, as it makes for a flexible interface. But first, we need to talk CRUD as this underpins a big part of GraphQL.

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How does CRUD relate to a REST API?

Eban Escott, 02 November 2020

REST uses the HTTP protocol’s request types (POST, GET, PUT, and DELETE) to allow users to Create, Read, Update, and Delete (CRUD) via an API. This makes CRUD relate to REST tightly. In this article we are going to unpack this; answer, talk a little history, and follow an example to cement your knowledge.

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How do you create an MVP application quickly?

Indi Tansey, 28 October 2020

When we tell people that our customers build powerful custom apps in weeks, understandably they want to know ‘how?’. This is the first in a series of customer stories that explores real world, bot-powered solutions.

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How can you implement CRUD using OpenAPI?

Eban Escott, 27 October 2020

The OpenAPI is a broadly adopted industry standard for describing modern APIs. CRUD stands for Create, Read, Update, and Delete. It is possible to implement CRUD using an OpenAPI. If that sounded confusing, then you are not alone. There are several concepts and acronyms that need unpacking. So, in this article I will gently introduce the concepts and by the end of reading this you will be able to throw down the lingo with the best of them!

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Codebots BotVision wins StartUp innovation of the Year at QLD iAwards

Indi Tansey, 26 October 2020

2020 has been an unusual year but our latest innovation ‘BotVision’ has got the judges of the annual iAwards excited as we turn whiteboard drawings into apps and give codebots the gift of sight.

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How do you secure your data using CRUD?

Eban Escott, 19 October 2020

There is a lot of data in the world. Current estimates put it somewhere between 4 and 5 zettabyte’s (1 ZB = 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 bytes). Geez! That is a lot. No doubt, you have been collecting some as well. Possibly in a database or even in a spreadsheet. In this article, we are going to look at how you can make this data available securely using modern software technologies.

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What are SQL CRUD operations?

Eban Escott, 13 October 2020

Databases are great! They allow you to store data on a disk so that it can be accessed again later. A computer’s memory is not usually large enough to hold all the data associated with an application so it must be stored. The Structured Query Language (SQL) is a domain specific language for managing this data.

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How do you test your CRUD operations?

Eban Escott, 08 October 2020

Testing is the key to great quality software and it can be seriously hard to do. Some developers skip this all important step for a number of reasons, one of those reasons could be that they do not know how to test something. Well, that excuse is now out, in this article we follow through a solid test plan for CRUD operations and by the end of this article you will be testing like a pro.

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What are CRUD operations?

Eban Escott, 29 September 2020

Create, read, update and delete, also known as CRUD, are the central functions to developing any app. In this article, we explain what CRUD operations are and their importance in software development.

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Codebots sponsors the Women in Technology awards

Indi Tansey, 10 September 2020

We believe that everyone should have a seat at the table when creating the technology that shapes our world and that’s why we support fantastic industry groups like Women in Technology. Check out the video made by our team.

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Impactr inspires youth-led change with Codebots-powered app

Indi Tansey, 31 August 2020

Changing the world is a massive undertaking, but someone has to do it and why shouldn’t it be us? And why wouldn’t we use technology, community and the power of bots to speed the whole process up?

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Ksatria Medical System: A software estimation case study

Eban Escott, 31 August 2020

Read all about how Codebots helped international development company, Ksatria, migrate their legacy medical system.

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How you can build an app in 30 minutes: a workshop with Codebots

Tessa Holland, 25 August 2020

Learn how to build an app in 30 minutes with Codebots!

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Meet the sustainability scientist behind the Codebots Climate Action app

Indi Tansey, 19 August 2020

Chris Dey has spent 20 years building clunky carbon calculators in spreadsheets but now he has teamed up with Codebots to bring these tried and tested concepts to life. The result is a web app that can map your expenditure as a business to your carbon footprint. In this interview he shares the history, the ideas and the future of measuring impact.

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Meet the ambitious CEO building an app to ignite drastic change

Indi Tansey, 19 August 2020

Johannah Maher is the CoFounder and CEO of IMPACTR, a behaviour-changing application that enlists young experts to move the world to take small actions and ignite drastic change. She is building her app on the Codebots platform with the help of delivery partner, WorkingMouse.

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