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That’s Not Your Email Address


~2 months ago by John Ruble on Atomic Spin.
I don’t think I have a particularly common name, but I’ve received email intended for at least four other John Rubles. This creates awkward...

Don’t Forget to Kick the Tires – On Automatic Monitoring & Human Intervention


~2 months ago by Justin Kulesza on Atomic Spin.
With as much as we use modern technology to automatically monitor, observe, and report on so many different systems, I think it is important to manually...

Virtual Network Customization in VMware Fusion


~2 months ago by Matt Behrens on Atomic Spin.
When working on a project where we need to run software that typically runs on another operating system, virtualization can be a very useful tool. On macOS...

GraphQL + Apollo – Part 3: Building a Client


~2 months ago by Matt Rozema on Atomic Spin.
In case you are just tuning in, in this series, we have been taking a close look at GraphQL through the lens of the Apollo toolchain. Part 1 of the series...

GraphQL + Apollo – Part 2: Building a Server


~2 months ago by Matt Rozema on Atomic Spin.
In this series, we are taking a dive into GraphQL through the lens of the Apollo toolchain. Part 1 of the series explains some core concepts of GraphQL...

GraphQL + Apollo – Part 1: An Introduction


~2 months ago by Matt Rozema on Atomic Spin.
This past September, I attended the Strange Loop conference in St. Louis. Among the plethora of great talks that I attended was one about GraphQL, given...

Six Pitfalls on the Road to Valuable Custom Software


~2 months ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
If you’re about to invest in custom software, you have high hopes for what it can do for your business. As my colleague Mike wrote recently: Building...

Timing Your Queries in Knex.js for Node.js


~2 months ago by Andy Peterson on Atomic Spin.
While developing web applications, I keep a close eye on performance issues, particularly in database queries. In my latest project, I’ve been using...

Three Tactics for Improving Your Relationship Management


~2 months ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
The book Emotional Intelligence 2.0 is a fantastic introduction to this important topic. As I wrote in a previous post on self-management: In quick summary...

From Ruby to Crystal: A Quick Look


~2 months ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
In my dabbles into game development, I’ve loved the expressiveness of Ruby, but longed for the performance of a compiled language. (Anyone else in...