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Jaxara is an eventful software company where in each and every month there is something must to take place. It diversifies into so many different programs like employee recruitment, lunch and dinner party on different occasions, in house tournaments, and annual picnic and so on. Jaxara is proud to organize these eventful moments and bring such news on its website.
Mr. Sohel Ahmed Conducted a Technical Sessions on "Selenium Grid integration with IDE & Testing Framework"

Mr. Sohel Ahmed, Senior Quality Assurance Engineer has taken a technical session on "Selenium Grid integration with IDE & Testing Framework". The session held on 28th January - 2013, Monday at level -3 conference room from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. This is the second session in the series on Selenium Grid and third session on Selenium Automation. All the QAEs from both PHP and .NET team were present. The session covered the topics below:

 

Install and Setup the necessary Tools

  • Selenium Server
  • JAVA
  • Eclipse (IDE)
  • TestNG (Testing Framework)

 

Create the Test Script & make it compatible for Selenium Grid

  • Create Project
  • Writing selenium grid program
  • Convert the test script into TestNG (Refactoring)

 

Create the Environment to run the test case

  • Run Selenium Hub in own machine
  • Register node in remote machine (Windows)
  • Register node in remote machine (MAC)

 

Run the Test case

  • Run script from IDE in own machine
  • Make confirm the test case runs successfully in all registered remote machines

 

In this session the full process was practically shown with the real example of existing projects.

The next session of this series is planning and will be notified shortly.

Jaxara announces promotion in year 2013.

Jaxara announced promotions in the year 2013. This year, four competent people are promoted. They are acknowledged for their dedicated service to Jaxara and exceptional efforts in assigned projects. They are as follows-

  1. Mahbubul Alam Mashreky promoted to Lead Quality Assurance Engineer (LQA

  2. Ali Tareque Chowdhury promoted to Senior Software Engineer (SSE-PHP)

  3. Md. Zahedi Parvez Bappi promoted to Senior Software Engineer (SSE-.Net)

  4. Md. Shariful Haque Zamee promoted to Senior Software Engineer (SSE-.Net)

The company has also created a new position for Mr. Khorshed Alam. His designation has been shifted from Software Engineer to Senior Database Engineer.

Annual Picnic 2013

Jaxara arranged its annual picnic from Jan 19 to Jan 21, 2013. The tour was a mixture of River cruise, wild life tracking, enjoying the silence in the jungle, beach football, BBQ party and lots of game and fun. We had this get-away on the southern part of the country at Sundarban with most of the Jaxara members and their families.

Jaxara Recruits New Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

Mohammad Ashik Elahi has recently joined Jaxara as a Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer with nearly 4.5 years of experience in software testing.

Jaxara Recruits New Software Engineer (SE)

Pritom Nandy has recently joined Jaxara as a Software Engineer (SE).  He has around 4.5 years of experience in web development.

 

 

 

Buffet Lunch at "Baton Rouge"

The newly joined employees at Jaxara arranged a Great Buffet Lunch Party at “Baton Rouge" located at Pink City (7th Floor), Gulshan 2 on Nov 9th 2012. The party is a traditional and wonderful way to know the newly joined members and celebrate their new life and journey at Jaxara family. All members of Jaxara attended the party and newly joined members have been given a warm welcome.

Monjurul Alam Mamun spoke on outsourcing in the Independent TV

Monjurul Alam Mamun, Chief Technology Officer of Jaxara along with other BD IT professionals spoke on outsourcing in the Independent TV. The report predicts this industry could be a major sector to earn foreign currencies in upcoming years. The report says, at present the global Outsourcing is a $400 billion market. Bangladesh nearly earns $100m and should target for at least 1~2% of the global market.  According to BASIS, the present registered companies for outsourcing are more than 400. The client countries are - USA, UK, Denmark, Netherland and Denmark.  Major outsourcing tasks done here are - Software Development, Web Design, Data Entry, Search Engine Optimization and Translation

Monjurul Alam Mamun highlighted in his interview that the Government can facilitate the outsourcing industry by setting up quality institutions throughout the county. So that the huge number of educated people become IT resources for the industry.

The infrastructure such as internet bandwidth, uninterrupted electricity are also emphasized to be improved for the growing industry in the report.

Jaxara Recruits New UI Designer

Farjana Islam has recently joined Jaxara as a UI Designer.  She has more than 5 years of experience in web design & development.

First Training Session Held on Symfony

As a part of the GOAL 2012 program, a technical session took place on the 6th November, Tuesday by our Senior Software Engineer Mr. Mahbub E Elahi Ron on ‘Symfony’. This is first session on this topic. All the developers and QAEs from PHP team were present in the session. Participants also attended in Question & Answer session on their various issues related to site deployment. Following topics were discussed in the session: —

- Symfony key concepts

o   SoC, DI, MVC, Routing, ORM.

- Components, Bundles

- Know about documentations and communities.

- Hello World Demo!

o   Installation, configuration.

o   Create a helloWorldBundle!

o   Use console, {generate}

o   Primers: db connection, twig, doctrine

o   Environments and debug tools (dev, staging, production)

There will be another 3 session on Symfony by this month.

A Training Session Held on Varnish

As a part of the GOAL 2012 program, a technical session took place on the 16th October, Tuesday by our Senior Software Engineer Mr. Mahbub E Elahi Ron on ‘Varnish’. This is his first session on this topic. All the developers and QAEs from PHP team were present in the session. Participants also attended in Question & Answer session on their various issues related to site deployment. Following topics were discussed in the session: —

  • Thorough understanding of Varnish.
  • Understanding of how VCL works and how to use it. —
  • Know how varnish works with Drupal and Wordpress. —
  • Debug using varnish tools. —

 

 

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