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Codacy announces raising $7.7M in funding

Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve raised a $7.7M funding round, led by Join Capital along with our existing investors EQT Ventures, Armilar Venture Partners, Faber Ventures and Caixa Capital. Myself and co-founder/CTO João Caxaria are thankful to our team, our customers and users, and our partners for all of their support in enabling our vision of standardizing...

DNS Hell in Kubernetes

Here at Codacy, everyone has been working really hard in the last few months to move all of our services to Kubernetes. And it has been a bumpy road... From having to run a nfs-server provisioner to be able to share files between pods, to launching our own scheduler to avoid scaling issues, we can say that we're hitting...

How to write legible QA tests

I’ve been a quality-minded software engineer for a very long time, and I even worked as a QA engineer for a couple of years. I’ve seen many different approaches to writing tests (be they unit tests or functional tests), but it’s very hard to find tests written with consistency, so I’m going to share with you my best practices for writing legible QA tests.

Scala: Learn to Walk Before You Fly (Part 2)

Part 2 - Building Immutability Welcome back to Part 2! In Part 1 we saw Scala as a language that facilitates and drives you towards the functional world. Functional programming has a lot of advantages, but working really well with immutability is for sure my favorite one. At the end of Part 1, I mentioned that we need a good toolkit...

Career Transition: Moving from designer to front-end developer

Today we share an interview with Inês Gomes on her career transition from designer to front-end developer, how she made the change, and what she wishes she had known before she made the jump.