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Introducing Codebots Generate

The Codebots office has been a-buzz with excitement over the past few weeks while we prepared for the launch of a brand new product! Today, we’re pleased to introduce the beta of Codebots Generate.

How is RPA different from Machine Learning?

Declan Healey, 26 March 2021

RPA vs Machine Learning? How are they different and what are they good for? This blog explores it all.

What are websockets?

Hayden Steel, 19 March 2021

In this blog, we walk you through websocket basics and some examples of websockets used in the Codebots Platform.

How do you know your apps are secure?

Kaelan Reece, 11 March 2021

We go through the ASVS Levels and OWASP Standards to ensure any apps you create are as secure as possible.

What is Model-Driven Engineering?

Dimitris Kolovos, 05 March 2021

Professor Dimitris Kolovos from the University of York introduces the concept of Model-Driven Engineering.

Tips and tricks on how to prepare your team to work remotely

Brodie O'Carroll, 26 February 2021

Working remotely is seemingly a benefit brought to us by 2020 with many companies and employees embracing the “work from home” work style. However, making the switch can be tricky, especially if you are a collaboration based team, like in software development.

How to effectively sell your project manager on Codebots

Eban Escott, 25 February 2021

This article is for developers who want to convince their managers that Codebots is a tool worth using. Owning your Intellectual Property (IP), boosting quality, and saving time are all things that managers love to hear about. So, while they get what they want, you can learn and play with some new frameworks and deliver applications with confidence.

Introducing custom snippets

Christine Chien, 16 February 2021

We are excited to announce the latest Codebots release which includes three major new features: custom snippets, the organisation switcher and the low-fidelity mini-map.

How to price software development for your company

Eban Escott, 12 February 2021

There is a lot of talk about how a product should be priced, but not much talk about how you should price building a software application. In this article, I discuss some different approaches for software development companies on how they can price their service.

Efficiently searching text using postgres

Jack Kerr, 10 February 2021

Both C#Bot and Springbot use Postgres as their default database. One feature of Postgres is searching large text documents similar to a search engine. In this article we go over the algorithm that it uses for searching and how to implement it yourself.

5 reasons you should consider working at a startup

Ayasha Jain, 22 January 2021

Working at a startup is a unique experience in itself. You may associate startup culture with Friday afternoon drinks, cool tech and flexible hours, but these perceptions barely scratch the surface. Sure, we have all those things, but there’s so much more.

Codebots 2.0 launch: new year, new bots!

Christine Chien, 12 January 2021

We are proud to announce the launch of Codebots version 2.0!

Baby, it's code outside.

Christine Chien, 18 December 2020

Twenty-twenty has been an eventful year and in many ways. From the launch of Codebots to seeing what 2021 holds, our team round up some of their highlights.

What is a code generator?

Eban Escott, 18 December 2020

Code generators are ubiquitous in software engineering and when they are understood, they can lead to all sorts of benefits. From scaffolding generation like in Ruby on Rails, to REST API generation like Swagger Codegen, there are a lot of useful code generation tools available.

Why should I use CI for a website?

Jörn Guy Süß, 17 December 2020

When Codebots rebuilt codebots.com authors happily became coders. In this article, we will tell you how and why we made this change and how you might do the same!

How to score 99/100 for Lighthouse Performance

Jordi Kitto, 19 November 2020

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.