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Working with the SQL ‘time’ type in Ruby on Rails


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Tags: ezcater, ruby, engineering, coding, rails, time zones, timeofday, activerecord, time, active record

ezCater Code Culture

A little while ago, we decided to define and document ezCater's pull request culture in an effort to streamline onboarding and facilitate collaboration as our team doubles, quadruples, and beyond in size. Clearly communicating both how we operate and also why we do things the way we do, sets people up for success from day one. We're proud that new hires are able to contribute to the codebase during their first week and are always looking for ways to simplify onboarding.

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Tags: ezcater, culture, values, github, development, engineering, coding, creating

Turning Designers Into Data Nerds

At ezCater, we believe that designers should care deeply about using data at all stages of the design process. Whether qualitative or quantitative, it helps to inform and empower our design decisions.

Data is a powerful tool that allows us to:
  1. Validate that we are solving the right problem
  2. Test small assumptions to get to the right solution with quantifiable impact
  3. Understand what the business cares - and should care - about, which influences design strategy

Product manager Lindsay Matthews and I gave a talk at the recent UXPA Boston conference about all the ways that designers can use data to be more effective. Learn more in the slides below:

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Tags: experiments, women_in_tech, ezcater, design

ezCater devs weigh in on women in Boston tech

Our own Kristen Kehlenbeck & Hillary Bauer were featured in How do we get more women in Boston tech? 6 female coders weigh in on BuiltInBoston

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About ezCater

We're the #1 online – and the only nationwide – marketplace for business catering in the United States. We make it easy to order food online for your office. From routine office lunches to offsite client meetings, from 5 to 2,000 people, we have a solution for you. ezCater connects business people with over 50,000 reliable local caterers and restaurants across the U.S.

ezCater is hiring!

We’re always looking for highly skilled full stack and iOS engineers to help execute our technology goals while riding this rocket ship of growth. Our people are terrifically talented straight-shooters who love what they do. And everyone is generous and kind, too — we have a strict no jerk policy.

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