At GDS we work in quarterly missions. At the end of each cycle, teams have a firebreak to experiment and develop new ideas. Here’s what the GOV.UK Platform as a Service (PaaS) team worked on during its April firebreak.
GitHub plays a major role in the software supply chain at GDS. All our source code is stored in GitHub - mainly in Alphagov - and we work hard to make sure our repositories are secure.
Service team developers no longer need to test on Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 (old versions of IE) when following our ‘designing for different browsers and devices’ guidance.
In GOV.UK's Modelling Services team we looked at the possibility of using sticky functionality as part of our work with step by step navigation elements. Here’s what we found.
This post explains how our GOV.UK Email team used load testing and code profiling when migrating to GOV.UK Notify to make sure we could continue to send out 1 million emails per hour during peak times.
There are many different tools and skills required for different content roles, and these requirements vary by job and over time. Writing technical documentation is a specialised role, and because of this us documenters often have to take responsibility for …
The Consulting Technical Architect team is part of the Service Design and Assurance group at GDS. Read on to find out who we are, what we do and how we can help your organisation.
When the public sector is designing services, there’s often a need to consider mobile applications. Until recently this meant creating a service for the web and then in some limited cases, creating separate native mobile apps.
Our colleagues in the GOV.UK Email team send out notification emails to around 750,000 GOV.UK users who have signed up for alerts about significant content changes.
We update our browser testing recommendations in the Service Manual every 6 months. Samsung Internet is the latest addition to our list to test your service in.