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A Year of React Native: Styling Part 1

We’ve been using React Native for over a year now and we’re loving how quickly we can create feature-rich and performant apps for iOS and Android. So far w...

Sam Murray  ·  May 17 2017

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Why Slack’s new search functionality is my favourite machine intelligence case study

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning — I’m constantly being told that one (or all) of these will soon replace me in my job.

Łukasz Sągol  ·  May 16 2017

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How we built passwordless authentication with Auth0 and Elixir/Phoenix

Includes the Actual Code!

Sam Murray  ·  Apr 05 2017

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Fun with AWS Lambda, illustrated by cats

Recently, we got to experiment with AWS Lambda, which I’d heard a lot about but hadn’t used before. Having a concrete use case and getting hands-on with th...

Kat Lynch  ·  Mar 23 2017

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10 things we changed in the technology team in 2016(ish)

We aim to encourage a culture of experimentation at MxM but also a culture of responsible decision making. Everyone needs to understand that technology dec...

Andrew Walker  ·  Jan 04 2017

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Notes on React Native QA

Here at Made by Many we’ve recently developed two apps using the React Native framework, which gave me my first chance to QA apps built in it. This is how ...

Jamie Mayes  ·  Oct 27 2016

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How to survive as a lone QA engineer

Being a QA professional can be quite difficult and stressful, particularly when you’re stretched across multiple projects. Some experts say it’s not possib...

Jamie Mayes  ·  May 25 2016

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Coding for humans, developers and other animals: EpicFEL 2015

The world of front-end development is progressing so fast that it’s impossible to keep up.Or: Modern front-end development involves so many tools, framewor...

Ilya Poropudas  ·  Oct 30 2015

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Rendering images: When HTML is too much

I’ve been building a dashboard for my desk. It needs an E-ink screen and internet connectivity, and it turns out the best way to do this is with a hacked K...

Adam Howard  ·  Sep 08 2015

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Memories of WWDC

It's that time of year when the Apple developer community prepares for Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), an annual gathering in San Francisco ...

Julian James  ·  Jun 02 2015

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How we do CSS at Made by Many

This write-up aims to summarise our thinking about how to write CSS. It’s grown out of lots of conversations around best practices seen elsewhere, and ulti...

Callum Jefferies  ·  May 29 2015