Follow NCR Edinburgh's progress through the first day of CodeFest. Check back regularly for live updates!
16.59 End of the day, everyone is tired. Media Team are pleased with their work.
16.38 It's almost the end of the day, some teams are starting to wind down. Grant has just come in to check on the progress of the Media Team, who are busy creating an end of day photo montage. It will be on Twitter soon!
16.21 Breaking News: Cleanliness is next to Codeliness.
16:18 We have just checked in with Jean. She has forgiven her attacker and offered him a malteser. The Droning President does not receive any sympathy however, no malteser.
16.05 The Media Team got kicked out of their hub at 16.00 as a meeting was scheduled. The room is still empty at 16.05. A job for the Enforcer perhaps?
15.59 Fulvio wanders around the office with a pet box and realises there may be spiders in it.
15.55 After hiding all day, we finally catch up with Chris from the Stravamaps Team. They've been hiding it a corner, plodding along. A slow start this morning but they finally got an afternoon breakthrough. A viable product is almost ready!
15.13 The carnage continues, the Droning President having just attacked our favourite heroin, Jean Power.
15.12 CodeFest magic happens. The Droning President has been revived.
15.00 The entire office assembled, in the rain, for a group photo.
14.56 Droning President have had their comeuppance and have destroyed their own drone during initial test flights. They are distraught and unavailable for comment. We'll check in with them later.
14.51 Piotr's GoJira has said that his lack of progress is directly affected by the intrusion from the Media Team. Lyes is busy creating the interface with a cute Godzilla and hearts to represent health!
14.42 Checking in with James, the CodeFest guru/organiser/overlord. He's been using Twitter and the blog to closely follow our progress. He's also bragging about doing real work as his team are all busy CodeFesting.
14.39 Isla and Kruti are ecstatic about the amount of development they are getting done on The Enforcer. Andrew is looking forward to doing his very first bit of coding for NCR Edinburgh; it is his first week here after all.
14.34 The Broadcast Team are playing around with screen transitions. The result = the NCR Edinburgh website has been flipped. .ƨiʜƚ bɒɘɿ oƚ ɘldɒ ɘd bluoʜƨ yɘʜT
14.29 Grant can't wait for the rest of his team to build a server, so he's built his own mock server using Git Sandbox and Swagger to configure it. It also means Emilio doesn't have to wait for a server anymore either. Questions have been raised to what Kevin and Henry are doing on the Database team.
14.24 Who Are You? are overheard saying that they should have just done it the less elegant way. Code quality enthusiasts everywhere hang their head in shame.
14.15 Got Groceries explain in depth how they are using the new and shiny Angular 2 to build the web application.
14.06 The Hardware Team are stood around the 3D printers, waiting for it to finish. Fast-moving technology in action!
14.04 Even during CodeFest, the the tradition of lunch time Rocket League takes priority.
14.00 The Board Game Team are desperately trying to come up with a funny event that would cause massive disruption to a sprint.
13.06 The Droning President Team continue trying to inflict bodily harm when they almost fly the drone straight into Blaga, on the opposing Who Are You? Team. They believe that eliminating the competition is the only way that they will win CodeFest.
12.53 Even our Bear mascot wants to take part in the excitement.
12.25 Break Time! The kitchen is slowly filling with hungry CodeFesters.
12.23 Building antweight Robots is delicate work. The smell of solder is going to Fransisco's head, but he seems to be enjoying it!
12.21 Neil, part of the Who Are You? Team, is trying to figure out how UBeacon's work. So far, progress has happened. Demonstrable progress, less so.
12.05 The Board Game Team are trying to figure out what effects different OSs have on a player's level, in their role-play inspired board game.
11.40 Andy, from the Droning President Team, tries to run over the press with an office chair. It just goes to show, drones are not dangerous. The people controlling them are.
11.37 Apollon, from the hardware team interrupts the GoJira team interview to check if they need anything.
11.36 The post-its are out. One of the most essential tools for Agile development are being extensively used for GoJira, a Godzilla Tamagotchi version of Jira.
11.34 The Enforcer are taking CodeFest participation to the extreme, having a video call with Luca, who is working from home in sunny Italy.
11.32 The Database Team have come up with a product name, Gefjon. Apparently it is pronounced "Geff-ion".
11.29 Broadcast Team have almost manged to get the Raspberry Pi to display video on the TV. Hunger seems to be impairing their progress - it is almost lunch time.
11.25 At almost the end of the morning, the Who Are You? Team have finally finished introducing themselves. They celebrated with sausage rolls.
11.23 The Office Interior Design Team have run out of paint. Emergency run to the shop.
11.16 The 3D printer has just finished its first test print; a beautiful blue NCR Edinburgh logo.
11.14 Got Groceries have successfully scanned some cereal and have made a light flash.
10.36 The Office Interior Design Team are wrapping lights around a branch. Art, who knew?
10.05 Robot Wars start their day with a health and safety briefing. They have promised that fun will happen later on.
9.31 No day is complete without a good breakfast to start you off.
9.12 Pinki, from the NCR Board Game Team, comes rushing into the Media Team Editing room to tell us that she is SUPER excited.
9.03 The diary room is set up! We await the influx of masses to let Big Brother know all their deepest, darkest secrets.
9.00 CodeFest Summer 2016 has officially started, on this gloriously rainy Scottish summer's day. Let the fun commence.