Whether it be finding out about new developments in current technologies, such as the .Net Platform, messaging bots, the phazer framework for game development, Docker, TypeScript or looking further into machine learning.
Each employee chose their own subject and was free to work on it throughout the day, however, they wished, creating their own guidelines. The only request was, that at the end of the day, their projects were explained in a 5-10 minute lightning talk. This enabled the sharing of knowledge and debate as well as inspiring new ways to bring more innovation into the workplace.
As it was only one day, time was limited, helping to push the boundaries of innovation and enabling the Queue-it developers to concentrate on only one thing, for the whole day. You can find out more about what Queue-it’s developers got up to and their thoughts on the day below.
Lightning talks – Day of developing for innovation
Martin Larsen, who is the Director of Product at Queue-it, also enjoyed Free Friday. Martin worked on a server free message bus, using AWS to send messages without previously knowing the sender or receiver.
When an end-user is placed in a queue, it can be frustrating. Frederik William’s idea stems from a love of gaming combined with a good customer experience for people waiting in a queue. The possibility of creating a game where end-users waiting in the queue can play each other, using the Phazer framework.