How FunctionEight Web Development transformed from Waterfall to Agile

By on December 8, 2017 in Website Support Advice

Agile software development Agile software development started around the early 90s and at that time Waterfall was still the common methodology that was being used. The concept that time was developing an engine (eg Rolls Royce) was the same as software development. 100 pages of scoping and requirements, start building the software,  Quality Assurance and then […]

April Kwong talks about Laravel as a great website framework

By on December 7, 2017 in Website Support Advice

Our Project Manager and a former Web Developer at FunctionEight was recently one of the highlight speakers at the biggest PHP Conference Asia 2016. About 200 PHP developers from all over Asia attended the conference held at Matrix Bipolis. April talks about how Laravel is a good framework for backend developers, frontend/UI developers, project managers and business […]

WordPress 4.7.5 Security Release – Immediate Update Recommended

By on May 19, 2017 in Website Support Advice

FunctionEight would like to encourage you to update to 4.7.5 as soon as possible. If you can remember last January 2017, WordPress released 4.7.2 and they delayed disclosing a vulnerability for a week. That vulnerability was the infamous WordPress defacement vulnerability which resulted in hundreds of thousands of sites being defaced and multiple highly active attack campaigns. […]

Google unveils its first touchscreen Chromebook Pixel

Google has unveiled its first touchscreen-enabled laptop. The Chromebook Pixel runs Google’s Chrome operating system and has been “largely built” by the web giant. The laptop has Intel’s Sandy Bridge processors, fast 4G LTE connectivity and a high-resolution screen aimed at challenging Apple’s Retina Display. Analysts say the move represents a fresh bid to build […]

Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

By on June 14, 2016 in Random

We’ve got to admit that we didn’t see this one coming.  That is one major purchase!  Just read this article last night on Does this mean that we can look forward to LinkedIn no longer working quite as we expect it to?  Are we being overly synical when we say that we don’t […]

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