Over the past few months there’s been an increasing amount of discussion and excitement around one particular area of web development: ‘Progressive Web Applications’. Ryan explains why it’s the future and shares his research of early adopters and an overview of the technologies you can use to progressively enhance web apps today.
Our monthly roundup of anything we’re doing and learning in our own time. Eddy & Alex are learning GoLang (you can read Eddy’s initial thoughts on the language), Kirsten is reading Marshall B. Rosenberg’s ’Nonviolent Communication’ and Jay has been Geo Caching in preparation for hiking in the Moroccan mountains.
Dave explains our approach to testing an Angular single page app, using unit testing, generative testing, and E2E testing
Our monthly roundup of anything we’re doing and learning in our own time. Dave has some interesting command line tools, Jay’s got some open-source alchemy, and there’s a running theme of art.
As part of our continued learning at UVD, we’ve been taking it in turns to provide workshops for one another. In this article, Dave reviews how his Clojure workshop went down.
Our latest project was a website for an architectural firm with lots of high resolution images. They had a requirement for a CMS, and after lots of research we decided to use Perch. Using examples, James analyses the pros and cons of using Perch CMS after using it for the first time.
As part of our continued learning at UVD, we’ve been taking it in turns to provide workshops for one another. In this article, James reviews how his SVG animation workshop went down and covers how useful these workshops can be for the whole team.
Our monthly roundup of anything we’re doing and learning in our own time. Ryan recommends a couple of frontend podcasts, Alex talks about SHA1 collisions and Dave finally tells us what ‘bikeshedding’ means (in joke). And don’t worry – there’s still the usual fix of space.
As always, we’ve been busy bees. Dave has build a progressive web app to see his Monzo transactions, Rachael has been learning modern calligraphy and there’s some more tech for good (and bad?!).