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Solenix Workshop - How much do you think you know about Java?24 March 2017

In this month’s Engineering Team workshop, we assessed our understanding of many concepts of Java. To that end, we took an individual assessment test inspired by the exams designed for the Oracle Certified Associate and Professional. Afterwards we discussed our answers in the group and revealed the correct solutions. The goal was to help the team identify strengths and weaknesses in their understanding of the core of the programming language that we use the most in our projects.

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Solenix Talks - METERON presentation23 March 2017

On the last edition of the “Solenix Talks”, we learnt more about the work that our colleagues conduct at the European Space Operations Centre for the METERON project, the Multi-Purpose End To End Robotics Operations Network. The talk presented an overview of the project, its history, architecture and plans for the future. We also looked back at the successful experiments that have taken place in recent years and got to know some interesting facts when working with astronauts.

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Did you know that we offer training for our products?15 March 2017

Our products take a central place in the operations of our customers. Their good integration within existing processes and systems is key to their success and productivity. Our support and training packages can be tailored to accompany you from the design phase to operations, thanks to on-site and remote support, training sessions and dedicated workshops.

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Solenix Workshop - Web Application Security03 March 2017

Another month, another workshop! This time it was the turn of Web Application Security. 

Nowadays web applications are ubiquitous and accessible to a large audience. The intentions of this audience are not always genuine and, as developers, we have to harden our applications against a multitude of threats.

The first part of the workshop highlighted some of the most critical web application security risks. We then discussed how to find and prevent vulnerabilities to these risks.

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Solenix Workshop - Smelling Code07 February 2017

Our cycle of workshops for 2017 has started with a code quality initiative. The first session on this topic was the "Smelling Code Workshop", held on the last Friday of January at the Solenix's offices.

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Solenix Season's Greetings 201622 December 2016

2016 has been a challenging but very exciting year with many highlights. Now we look forward to a few days of relaxation and to the new adventures that 2017 will bring.

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Sentinel App - Christmas Season Update!21 December 2016

A new update of the ESA Sentinel App is coming up! The latest changes have brought us the acquisition plans and swath animations for Sentinel-1A, Sentinel-1B and Sentinel-2A, a powerful visualization of Sentinel product availability on the geographic and temporal dimensions, the highlights of the Sentinel-1 mission achievements and even a more complete picture of the satellite surroundings in the 3D model section, with the Earth, the Moon, the Sun and the stars now visible.

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Solenix Workshop - The Elastic Stack20 December 2016

For our December workshop, we went through the functionalities and benefits of using the Elastic Stack (formerly the ELK Stack).

This free and open-source set of tools provides the ability to collect, store and visualise data from any source. It is particularly useful to synthesize big amounts of data into one comprehensible dashboard, allowing its users to quickly extract relevant information out of data. The Elastic Stack consists of four different components: a dashboard (Kibana), a database (ElasticSearch) and two data collectors (Logstash and Beats).

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