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Languages & Libraries
In Elixir, an application is a component implementing some specific functionality. It is a unit that can be run independently, thus started and stopped.
Hello everyone,as you might have heard, last week the server hosting the Ruby Toolbox crashed. While it's definetely possible to re-build from backups, I would like to use this opportunity to set  in motion a discussion about the future of the site.

On the Server
Rails view helpers can be hard to navigate, but they don't have to be hard to test. This post gets to the core of what helpers are and provides a clear guide for how you can test them.

On the Front-End

Switching to React Apollo eliminated a lot of complexity from our application — here’s how we did it!

📚 Study guide and introduction to the modern front end stack.

Even if you choose to use Redux in your project, you will still need to make decisions on how much of your data is stored in Redux.

On the Go

At Shoutem, we've been fortunate enough to work with React Native from its very beginnings. We decided we wanted to be part of the amazing community from day one. Soon enough, we realized it's almost impossible to keep up with the pace the community was growing and improving. That's why we decided to organize a monthly meeting where all major React Native contributors can briefly present what their efforts and plans are.

Sometimes a mobile application needs to know when it becomes active or inactive. React Native provides the AppState API for this.

Slack is launching Highlights, a set of new Slack features designed to help you focus on what’s important first and catch up quickly when you fall behind.
Today we are proud to announce that Heroku CI, a low-configuration test runner for unit and browser testing that is tightly integrated with Heroku Pipelines, is now in General Availability.
People & Process

Group chat is like being in an all-day meeting with random participants and no agenda.

A guide to establishing a successful remote culture.
Must See
Recompose is a library that provides an assortment of higher order components that let's you "enhance" React functional components.

Worth a Listen

We talk with Cecy Correa about how to hire and get hired.

Other Cool Stuff

Halving your cancel rate doubles the number of customers your business has. Even if you run a subscription business forever, you will not have infinite customers. Instead you reach a steady-state number.

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