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Technology community (backend development)

This community exists to:

  • share information about backend development for government services
  • discuss and challenge how backend development works for government services
  • bring together people from across government with an interest in backend development

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Use the cross-government #software-development Slack channel to discuss issues related to backend development.


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Backend development in the Service Manual

These guides show what we currently believe to be best practice for backend development in government:

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