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    The F-sharpest knife in our drawer

    By TotallyMoney

    Feb 24th 2020

    On Thursday 13th February, TotallyMoney hosted its first F#unctional Londoners meetup

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    1,000 pull requests and counting

    By Nick Blair

    Jun 4th 2018
    Today marks a special occasion: we've reached 1000 Pull Requests in our 'My Account' code repository. This shows a successful cumulative effort by a…
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    Building a Data-Driven Culture

    By Jack Mitchell

    Mar 20th 2018
    Data-driven decision making: the reality Data enables us to take risks out of decisions by confirming assumptions, as well as helping us to measure…
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    Don’t Looker back in anger

    By Alasdair Fowler

    Feb 13th 2018
    Towards the end of 2017, the Marketing Team heard rumours of a new data analytics platform to replace the ‘Viper’ interface, which we built in-house…
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    Creating a personalised offers page for customers

    By Antonio Tella

    Jan 31st 2018
    In 2017, TotallyMoney created Borrowing Power to help customers understand how likely they are to get credit. Last week, with the launch of the new…
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    The Polyglot Pipeline

    By Nick Blair

    Nov 30th 2017
    The two prevailing languages at TotallyMoney are JavaScript and C# (.net). A typical product of ours is composed of a JavaScript frontend and a .net…
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    Hey, good lookin’, what ya got cookin’?

    By Adria Luz

    Nov 8th 2017
    At TotallyMoney, we face a set of challenges that I am certain are not unique to our company. Data is not easily accessible to everyone because our…
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    How We Built a Free Credit Report

    By Mark Durrand

    Oct 25th 2017
    We recently launched our new free credit report on TotallyMoney and we had to do it in a fairly short time with a small team.  To be fair, small…
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    The Building Behind Building a Fairer Consumer Credit Market

    By Bella Taylor

    Oct 11th 2017
    TotallyMoney’s mission has always been to help customers get a better deal from the credit industry and to build a fairer credit market for consumers…
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    Elm at the helm: Working with a new programming language

    By Alex Owusu-Ansah

    May 31st 2017
    At TotallyMoney.com we are using Elm to create an internal administration tool. Elm, being a functional programming language, was quite different from…
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    Front end stylist - the new position every company should hire for

    By Benny Zuffolini

    Feb 10th 2017
    I was lucky to start my career at the right time, in the late 2000s. Back then a designer would typically draw something and the developer would pick…
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    Sittin' On the Docker of the API

    By Steve Westwood

    Jul 8th 2016
    Continuing the theme of Microsoft’s recent endeavours to move their entire development stack towards a platform agnostic, more Open Source world, I…
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    (Some) rules of software development that might apply in the rest of your life

    By Nick Blair

    May 12th 2016
    Many of these rules relate to software development, but can be applied more broadly and produce some interesting learnings for business. Occam's Razor…
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    Rust: What you need to know about this new systems programming language

    By James Waples

    May 5th 2016
    Rust is a systems programming language designed to be safe and fast, both very useful things when writing a production web service. I needed to parse…
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    Cleaning up Docker images on Jenkins build machines

    By James Waples

    Mar 10th 2016
    We use Jenkins to build production-ready Docker images here at TotallyMoney. The setup works really well, but we encounter regular problems with high…
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    Birth of an App

    By Willem van der Merwe

    Jan 19th 2016
    Here's a visualisation of the evolution of the TotallyMoney.com loans comparison platform.   The video shows the creation of files and changes made to…
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    Carry on up the Amazon

    By Mark Durrand

    Nov 18th 2015
    If I’m honest, the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Enterprise Summit in London was a little bit of a sales conference, with Andy Jassy, the Senior VP for…
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    Optimising Trustpilot customer review invitations using unique links…and open sourcing our solution

    By Cloud Quinn

    Nov 3rd 2015
    At TotallyMoney.com, we love helping our customers make good decisions supported by reliable information. When it comes to evaluating our products…