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Web Accessibility: A Necessity for All

The automation of accessibility tests is of great importance and easy to implement with Axe.

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Accessible design for all – but how?

Accessible design aims to offer digital products in such a way as to be used as easily as possible by everyone. cronn shows how this...

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We polish Diamonds - the story of Kuba, our exceptional intern

In the world of modern technologies, talent and dedication are the keys to success. The article shows history of Kuba Kosiński, cronn's successful intern.

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Grand cronn Pet Hotel - or how to design precise and use-case specific REST APIs with pattern-matching code-first

You want polymorphism, type-safety and a code-first approach for your pet hotel. We show you how to get it.

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Authentication and RBAC on Subdomains with Traefik, Authentik and Kubernetes

Traefik does not offer any authentication mechanisms by default to protect services from unauthorised access. The article shows a solution for this.

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Cucumber & Playwright – a good match… Or rather competition? Part III

Where are the weaknesses in the collaboration between Cucumber and Playwright? Part three of our blog series takes a closer look!

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Our cronniversary: Happy Birthday cronn!

cronn has turned ten – and we celebrated in style! CEO Jobst is reflecting on cronn’s incredible journey.

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Cucumber & Playwright – a good match… Or rather competition? Part II

How do you use Cucumber and Playwright together? Part two of our blog series gives answers!

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Cucumber & Playwright – a good match… Or rather competition? Part I

BDD with Cucumber and automation with Playwright - how well do they fit together in software testing? Part one of our blog series gives answers!...

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Get up, speak up! How to become a conference speaker

Let Sophie tell you about her experiences and tips from her journey - from conference participant to keynote speaker.

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Analyzing Business Reports with ChatGPT – Part I

AI language models open up new avenues for automated text analysis. Our example: a prototype for robust extraction of data from annual reports.

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Elevate your Regex: Named Capturing Groups in Java's JDK 20 API

In JDK 20 a few new methods were introduced, aimed at facilitating the use of named capturing groups.

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Validation File Assertions: Simplifying complex integration tests

Integration tests serve the purpose of testing the interaction of multiple software components that depend on each other. Validation files simplify this process.

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Test fixtures: Managing dependencies in Gradle

Native Gradle support for test fixtures solves a problem of dependencies in multiple sub-projects.

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How to start with Augmented Reality

Thanks to Unity support of augmented reality, physics and multiplatform build, you can build your first AR app in no time

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Robots are a girl’s best friend – Girls’Day 2022 at cronn

On Girls’Day 2022, 9 girls accepted cronn’s invitation to program robots with us. Read about a fun and challenging day that transcended gender clichés.

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Career change towards software development: From texting to testing.

Ruth has mastered her career change into software testing at cronn - and here she reports how.

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Frozen Yogurt. An UX-ident as a use case.

Our author Fabien uses a not so successful UI to show what is important in good UX.

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Tunneling Basics – Part II: OpenSSH Configuration Files

How to use the SSH configuration file to set up a port forwarding even with multiple jump hosts.

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YOLO: You only live look once

How my GPU detects my enemies.

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The hassle of transitive dependencies across sub-projects in Gradle

Managing dependencies across sub-projects in Gradle can be tricky. Here you will learn about one of the gotchas.

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cronn reaches 100

Strong growth again last year.

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BDD & Cucumber

Behavior Driven Development and Cucumber fit perfectly together. We explain why.

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iOS UIKit to SwiftUI Migration — Part III

This is the third and last part of our step-by-step guide on how to migrate an existing iOS app from UIKit to SwiftUI.

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iOS UIKit to SwiftUI Migration — Part II

This is part two of a step-by-step guide on how to migrate an existing iOS app from UIKit to SwiftUI.

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Running cronners

If stereotypes are to be believed, software developers are grumpy people who sit indoors all day and write code, oblivious to the outside world. However,...

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iOS UIKit to SwiftUI Migration — Part I

This is a first post in a series that offers a step-by-step guide on how to migrate an iOS app from UIKit to SwiftUI.

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Tunneling with SSH: The Basics

Port forwarding with SSH is a very powerful tool. Every software developer and DevOps engineer should know its basics.

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cronn is now an authorised consulting firm in the BMWi support program “go-digital”

The support program of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) thus offers many SMEs the opportunity to modernize their business processes.

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Cucumber with JUnit 5

Thanks to Gradle integrating Cucumber with JUnit 5 is easy.

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In This Together

It's been three weeks since cronn went into lockdown. Still, we don't lose sight of each other.

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No? No worries! The cronn blog is available in multiple languages

Starting today you can read our first blog posts in German, English and Polish.

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A „phantastic“ conclusion to 2019 - Our Christmas Party

At the end of November we celebrated with more than 100 cronnern the biggest Christmas party to date at the amusement park Phantasialand.

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