MicroXchg 2018

MicroXchg 2018

Last week our team was at MicroXchg 2018, checking out the best that the microservices architecture has to offer.

From the simple synchronous communication to the most complex event storming, the conference offered very interesting insights.

Event..

Posted by carminato on 28 Mar 2018 in Architecture, Conferences, Team

Tech Talks and the motivation behind it

Tech Talk is the tool we use to integrate teams, share knowledge and keep the tech up-to-date.

It’s not a secret that a company which aims to be on the top spot for good engineers, needs to be up-to-date in the subject of technology.

Posted by carminato on 5 Feb 2018 in Office, Team
Tech Stack

Tech Stack

We aim to create an environment which allows to innovate fast. Every squad can introduce new processes, tools and technologies, (more…)

Posted by Mathias on 14 Jan 2018 in Architecture
Tech Team Q&A

Tech Team Q&A

During the interview process candidates usually have a lot of questions about the team at foodora. This post tries to address the most common questions. (more…)

Posted by Mathias on 1 Jan 2018 in Team
JAX London 2017

JAX London 2017

In October 2017 some of the top tech companies got together in the JAX London a conference about JAVA, microservices, continuous delivery and DevOps, and foodora tech was also there to check the latest releases and trends for the future of JAVA.

Posted by Vitor on 15 Oct 2017 in Conferences
How I changed my career from Graphic Design to Product Design

How I changed my career from Graphic Design to Product Design

It’s been a while I changed my career from graphic design to product design. I am glad that I joined foodora product design also with a full-skilled tech team. Working with developers, product managers and think of the design from a different angles are all new to me.

Posted by Dorothy on in Team
Migration to AWS Aurora RDS

Migration to AWS Aurora RDS

At foodora we recently switched our production RDS from mysql to Aurora. With this article we share how we did it and what we learned.

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Posted by Riccardo on 1 Aug 2017 in AWS, DevOps
WWDC17 – What’s New ?

WWDC17 – What’s New ?

Apple’s annual developer conference WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) is taking place at San Jose, CA this year. This year I was lucky enough to get a ticket from the lottery and could jump into 5 days of knowledge boost.

Posted by Eren Kabakci on 9 Jun 2017 in Conferences, iOS
3 Things I Learned Extracting a Service

3 Things I Learned Extracting a Service

A few months ago, foodora’s “Search and Discovery” team extracted an elasticsearch population service from a PHP monolith (I won’t call it a microservice because our population service..

Posted by Stuart on 30 Mar 2017 in Architecture, DevOps, Team

Opportunistic Refactoring

Starting from scratch or opportunistic refactoring? This was the question raised recently at foodpanda when we discussed the future of our apps. (more…)

Posted by Henrique Rocha on 3 Mar 2017 in Android, Architecture, iOS
Our Hong Kong team

Our Hong Kong team

Learn more about our corporate product and our team based in Hong Kong. This article covers our internal processes, development methodology and the technical setup.

Posted by Agata on 25 Jan 2017 in Team
Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

The whole foodpanda tech team wishes everybody wonderful holidays and a few relaxing days with their beloved ones! (more…)

Posted by Mathias on 24 Dec 2016 in Team
Pandas @ SymfonyCon 2016

Pandas @ SymfonyCon 2016

SymfonyCon 2016 was held in Berlin last week and foopanda sent a team of developers hailing from nine different countries to learn about the latest developments in the Symfony Framework and how the PHP developer community..

Posted by Stuart on 5 Dec 2016 in Conferences, Team
AWS User Group Berlin @ Foodpanda

AWS User Group Berlin @ Foodpanda

We strongly believe that is important to keep up to date in our tech stack and be close to the tech community. Therefore foodpanda hosted the AWS User Group Berlin edition of November 2016.

Posted by Vitor on 16 Nov 2016 in AWS, Conferences
Scaling docker clusters using AWS ECS

Scaling docker clusters using AWS ECS

As many people these days at foodpanda we are also moving towards microservices approach using docker containers. Docker allows to run applications in an isolated way, wherever you need. However, running many of them is hard to scale and deploy. Did you already..

Posted by Vicente on 14 Nov 2016 in AWS, DevOps
Run ML predictions with R on AWS Lambda

Run ML predictions with R on AWS Lambda

In this article, I will introduce how and why our team here at foodpanda is exposing an API that makes machine learning predictions using R, AWS Lambda and Amazon API Gateway. I will guide you through all the required steps while using the prediction of the food preparation time of our restaurants...

Posted by Giuliano on 10 Nov 2016 in AWS
Architecture Guidelines

Architecture Guidelines

What are our biggest technical problems?” is something each team and especially each leader in the tech space needs to ongoing think about and address. At foodpanda all tech leads recently came together in a series of workshops to find answers for exactly this.

Posted by Mathias on 25 Apr 2016 in Architecture
Deploying Lambda functions with Lambda functions

Deploying Lambda functions with Lambda functions

A key piece in foodpanda’s shift toward devops is finding ways to host and run code without spending too much time maintaining infrastructure and machines.

Posted by Vojtěch on 8 Feb 2016 in AWS, DevOps
CloudFormation @ foodpanda

CloudFormation @ foodpanda

CloudFormation is a declarative and flexible language in JSON format that describes your AWS infrastructure. You can enumerate what AWS resources, configuration values and interconnections you need in a template and..

Posted by Jens on 12 Jan 2016 in AWS, DevOps
Hello World!

Hello World!

The foodpanda tech team is super exited to announce that we will start our own Tech Blog in 2016. (more…)

Posted by Mathias on 20 Dec 2015 in Team
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