Things we've been reading
Why Instacart moved to React
GDS has started experimenting with mob programming.
New Raspberry Pi released
Powerful enough to be your desktop.
Sitecore People's Choice Awards
Vote for The Royal College of Nursing in the Sitecore People's Choice Award nomination
Angular 1 to 2 quick ref
How Angular 1 concepts and syntax translate to Angular 2.
Understanding SVG Coordinate Systems and Transformations (Part 1)
Understanding the viewbox in SVG.
10 things to avoid in docker containers
Things to keep in mind when using Docker containers.
Type Safety and Money
Insightful post on design from Mathias Verraes.
eBay Platfrom Exposed to Severe Vulnerability
How to deploy software
Some good tips on deployment from Zach Holman.
RESTGames - More than Katas
You may have heard of Code Katas, but how about RESTGames?
Server-Side Rendering With React, Node And Express
Rather long (but frequently entertaining) read about server-side rendering of React for isomorphic applications, with plenty of examples.
The absolute horror of WiFi light switches
Fun post about the shocking (pun un-intended) state of WiFi light switches.
Elastic Database features overview
Microsoft doing interesting things with scaling and sharding their SQL database on Azure.
How we built Uber Engineering's highest query per second service using Go
How Uber handled high-throughput, low latency and CPU intensive tasks with Go (and the reasons for not using Node).
BrewDog’s open-source revolution is at the vanguard of postcapitalism
BrewDog open sources its beer.
Pre-merge Code Reviews
Pitfalls and anti-patterns of pre-merge code reviews.
Tools that have interested us
Want to try clojure but don't want to install Java? Planck has your back.
A headless, hosted CMS for creating and managing APIs. Could be useful for prototyping/mocking…
Get your GitHub contributions in your menu bar (OSX) - this would have been handy during Hacktoberfest!
Small, simple jQuery plugin for 'okay' responsive nav.
An interactive viewer to see and test how digital products respond to material design breakpoints across desktop, mobile, and tablet.
Redux is a flux-inspired state container.
Pretty looking git client.
Pretty neat documentation template
A static, strongly typed programming language: "You like cute little rabbits and powerful fast classes. Any questions?"
Videos we've been watching
A clever re-imagining of how to manage WiFi on tiny devices, resulting in power draws of micro-Watts.
A range of videos on the latest web technologies and patterns.