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Languages & Libraries

Vanilla JavaScript utilities for writing powerful web applications without jQuery.

On the Server
From the beginning, Discord has been an early adopter of Elixir. The Erlang VM was the perfect candidate for the highly concurrent, real-time system we were aiming to build.
On the Front-End

A few examples of abstracting shared logic across multiple components using the Render Callback pattern (aka Function as Child components).

Even more than ecommerce and publishing, higher education marketing could benefit tremendously from adopting Progressive Web Application (PWA) implementation.

“With great power comes great responsibility. ”

On the Go

React Native is used in multiple places across multiple apps in the Facebook family including a top level tab in the main Facebook apps. Our focus for this post is a highly visible product, Marketplace. It is available in a dozen or so countries and enables users to discover products and services provided by other users.

Discover the tech stack of any website

People & Process

"Only if you line them up that way"

There are no negotiated salaries or raises at Basecamp.

an interactive guide to the game theory of why & how we trust each other

Learning & Growth

Unstoppable programmers do 29 things that every beginner programmer should know. If you want to level up, pay close attention to #15 and #29.

Must See
Webfonts are a tricky thing to get right — the usual formula is: attractive visuals, good performance & reliable functionality (pick two).

Worth a Listen

How can you get honest feedback from co-workers, even when you are their manager? How can you support your team's career growth and support them as they improve their skills? Claire Lew, the CEO of Know your Company, and Dan Hodos, Table XI's Director of Operations, join Noel to discuss why listening is the most important thing you can do when getting feedback, how specific questions can break the "fine" reflex, how sticky notes can help with career growth, and the one thing you should never do in a one-on-one meeting.

What's a GDD?A game design document (often abbreviated GDD) is a highly descriptive, living design document of the design for a video game. A GDD is created and edited by the development team and it 

Other Cool Stuff
A Type-to-shoot Space Shoot'em'up. Winner of the Mozilla Game On, Community Choice Award.
During one of our walks to Chipotle, Henry was overcome with the scenic journey (It's a beautiful area) and said something like, "Guys, we need to make a game out of this... where you walk to Chipotle."
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