29 Sep 2015 · by Irving Ruan / Mobile
Box Capture was born out of the need to ensure that workers in the field are just as connected to core business processes and workflows as their colleagues in the office. As the workforce of the 21st century becomes more mobile, we wanted to build a product that addresses the evolving landscape of... READ MORE +
Tags: mobile, ios, sdk, capture
 
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05 Feb 2016 · by Tiffany Kirkland
Here at Box HQ, we recently had the opportunity to host an epic SRE Hour. This was the first event in our new Downtown Redwood City space, and SREs from over 40 companies joined us for talks from Box and Yelp. So, what's an SRE? Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) are the guardians of the galaxy,...
09 Dec 2015 · by Karna Warrior
At Box, we're proud to say that our developers are some of the best and brightest in the business. We strongly believe that every engineer has a unique perspective that they bring to their work, and it's this diversity and creativity that make our teams so successful. This is the idea behind Inside...
23 Oct 2015 · by Julia Edwards
This year was my second time at Grace Hopper, and it was especially meaningful because I first met Box at Grace Hopper in 2013. It was so fun to come back to the conference as a Box representative (along with 27 of my colleagues) and get to interact with students who may also become Boxers in the...
14 Oct 2015 · by Tiffany Kirkland
This week, we're super excited to gather in Houston along with 12,000 of our closest friends for the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. At the conference, a number of Box rockstars will be speaking on topics that draw on our broad areas of expertise -- from preparing for a technical...
08 Oct 2015 · by Helen Kuo
We're heading to Houston! This year, we're sending 28 women to the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. This is our fourth year attending the conference and our biggest delegation yet. We're busy putting last minute touches on our presentations — while we're in Houston, you can find us...
21 Sep 2015 · by Tiffany Low
Last Wednesday was the third annual Docker Global Hack Day, and we hosted the Mountain View local edition at Box HQ in Los Altos. Developers in the Bay Area joined hundreds of participants around the world, working in teams of one to three hackers to build innovative projects focused around Docker...
03 Sep 2015 · by Karna Warrior
At Box, we're proud to say that our developers are some of the best and brightest in the business. We strongly believe that every engineer has a unique perspective that they bring to their work, and it's this diversity and creativity that make our teams so successful. This is the idea behind Inside...
01 Sep 2015 · by Lu Pan
Tests are usually tightly coupled with test environments in some way. For example, if you’re building an iOS app, you test the app on iOS. ClusterRunner parallelizes tests execution on a cluster of machines to bring you the fastest test feedback possible. Historically, ClusterRunner has only...
27 Aug 2015 · by Paul Southworth
Walk around the Box office and you'll probably encounter a few Boxers whizzing past you on scooters. Nowadays, we use them to travel between meetings, to the snack room, to find our colleagues. The use of scooters at Box proliferated in late 2011, when we expanded into a second office space on...
21 Aug 2015 · by Jessica Gibby
Last week, we hosted our first-ever Mobile Open House. With over 150 developers and mobile enthusiasts in the audience, the mobile leads for Uber, Square and Box dug into the ways different organizations scale their mobile efforts and approach mobile development. By the end of the night, one thing...
20 Aug 2015 · by Benjamin VanEvery
An Inconvenient Debt Talk to any engineer, and they're probably more familiar than they'd like with technical debt. It's a reality in each of our systems about which most of us are aware, but don't like facing. Good practices for addressing technical debt are not discussed often enough. Read on to...
11 Aug 2015 · by Karna Warrior
At Box, we're proud to say that our developers are some of the best and brightest in the business. We strongly believe that every engineer has a unique perspective that they bring to their work, and it's this diversity and creativity that make our teams so successful. This is the idea behind Inside...
06 Aug 2015 · by Ray Yang
I've been a professional developer for over 15 years, and in my experience I've learned how powerful and rewarding it is to test working code as it is built. At Box, we test code early and often to avoid running into problems further down the line. In fact, for every change we make, we run over 100...
21 Jul 2015 · by Sam Ghods
At Box, we power collaboration for some of the largest companies in the world. To effectively serve our customers, we need to maintain enterprise-grade security and functionality while still providing an agile and dynamic infrastructure for our engineers. This has always been a difficult balance to...
07 Jul 2015 · by Jay Grizzard
Most of us have heard of leap years, but not as many are familiar with their little brother, the “leap second.” These minuscule adjustments to our clocks may seem inconsequential; it’s not like an extra second in the day has a drastic impact on our lives. However, for computers, leap seconds can...
25 Jun 2015 · by Jessica Gibby
Making the leap from engineer to co-founder takes more than just the right code. For Lever CTO and co-founder, Nate Smith, it also required curiosity, a passion for users, and more than a few lessons in team dynamics to capitalize on a market opportunity. We caught up with Nate to learn about how...
19 Jun 2015 · by Tom Krouper
This past Wednesday, Box hosted the DBA community for a series of lightning talks by DBAs at Yelp, Facebook, Pinterest, and Box. During this night of networking and learning, engineers, developers, and interested employees joined us at Box headquarters to hear about the speakers' respective teams,...
05 Jun 2015 · by Emily Chen
In 2013, we launched the Box Engineering Diversity Scholarship with the goal of enabling high potential college students from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds in technology to pursue engineering degrees. Applications for the 2015 Box Diversity Scholarship just opened, so we caught up with...
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