Dennis Church

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Sinara at 30: The rise of the Internet (1997 to 1999)



In 2019, Sinara Consultants are celebrating our 30th anniversary. This is the fourth post in a series to mark this significant milestone, and covers our initial steps into product development and the opportunities presented by the rise of the information superhighway. (more…)

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Sinara at 30: Bigger projects (1995 to 1996)



In 2019, Sinara Consultants are celebrating our 30th anniversary. This 3rd post in the series covers our move into bigger projects with exciting new technologies such as smartcards and mobile phone software. 1995 was an exciting year for Sinara with the chance to work on two separate innovative projects. At Nat West, Phil was delivering (more…)

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Sinara at 30: our first office (1992 – 1994)



In 2019, Sinara Consultants are celebrating our 30th anniversary. This second post in a series to mark this milestone covers 1992 – 94, when Sinara established our first permanent office and started to specialise in software for financial market data. Sinara has always been a leading indicator for the location of good value London office (more…)

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Sinara at 30: the early years (1989 -1991)



In 2019, Sinara Consultants are celebrating our 30th anniversary. To mark this significant milestone, we’ll be publishing a series of blog entries that look back on some of the events and projects over that time. This entry covers our early years, including the search for a name and challenging customer feedback (flying keyboards!). (more…)

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Unit Testing: A Personal View



When I started my career as a software developer over 30 years ago the waterfall model was the main game in town and my role was module design, code and unit test. The design was “Structured”, the coding language Z80 Assembler and C, but the unit tests? Well to be honest, unit testing was just (more…)

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