Tag Archives: nerdiness

International Rate Finder API update

We recently updated the service codes for the International Air service in the Rate Finder API. A couple of observant API users contacted us to ask about the change, which got us thinking. We’ve not been particularly good at telling … Continue reading

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“Browser sniffing”: a cautionary tale

Recently it was brought to our attention that certain pages on our site were looking a little funny in IE11. How it looked How it should have looked The checkout button was taller than it should be, and the links … Continue reading

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Browser and OS roundup 2013

Welcome to the latest in an occasional series on web browser traffic to nzpost.co.nz. The site gets a fair bit of usage, around 2.6 million visits in the last 30 days, and so provides a reasonably good sample of the … Continue reading

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New Zealand Post API case study: Need a Part

This is the first in an occasional series about how our customers are using the New Zealand Post APIs. We’re very grateful to Andy Abel at Need a Part for taking the time to talk to us about their experience with … Continue reading

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Drupal Deployment part 3: in an ideal world

This is our third and final post in the Drupal deployment series looking at how we deploy updates to our Drupal sites nzpost.co.nz, stamps.nzpost.co.nz, and coins.nzpost.co.nz. In part one, senior Drupal developer Neil Bertram from Catalyst IT discussed the problem of Drupal deployments … Continue reading

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Drupal Deployment part 2: how we do it at New Zealand Post

This is the second post in the Drupal deployment series looking at how we deploy updates to our Drupal sites nzpost.co.nz, stamps.nzpost.co.nz, and coins.nzpost.co.nz. In part one, senior Drupal developer Neil Bertram from Catalyst IT outlined the problem of Drupal … Continue reading

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Drupal Deployment part 1: the challenge of deploying to large and busy sites

This is the first in a three part series looking at how we deploy updates to our Drupal sites nzpost.co.nz, stamps.nzpost.co.nz, and coins.nzpost.co.nz. In part one, senior Drupal developer Neil Bertram from Catalyst IT outlines some of the problems with … Continue reading

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