Showmax Engineering Blog

Bits and pieces from the Showmax engine room

Remote testing on Smart TVs

Recently, we joined the Frontendisti community at their November Prague meetup. Tomáš Zeman, Showmax Frontend team leader of the web and smart TV team, delivered a talk about how we tackle remote testing on smart TVs. This blog post summarizes the... »

The journey from PHP to Ruby

I got acquainted with PHP and started my developer’s career in 2013, when I was a 3rd-year university student. I received an offer to work as technical support engineer in a company that had a self-written framework in PHP. Three month later, I moved... »

Ruby vs. PHP — which one wins?

I’ve tried a lot of programming languages. I started my programming journey in university — more than 8 years ago — playing with C and C++. Later, I added Java. In the end, in what I thought it was the final change, I switched to scripting languages... »