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12 Emacs Keybindings Worth Learning


3 months ago by Chris Farber on Atomic Spin.
After spending a bit of time learning Emacs, I’ve found it has a widespread compatibility with a lot of the basic movement and editing commands. Spending...

Creating Zendesk Tickets from Slack Slash Command


3 months ago by Justin Kulesza on Atomic Spin.
We use Zendesk to help manage internal support requests that the IT operations team handles internally. Zendesk provides multiple methods (or channels)...

Software Feature Prioritization – Pruning the Product Tree


3 months ago by Taylor Vanden Hoek on Atomic Spin.
You’re about to launch the MVP of your product—but in the background, there’s a never-ending stream of feature requests from stakeholders who have...

An Introduction to PostgreSQL Materialized Views


3 months ago by Matt Nedrich on Atomic Spin.
Our team recently found itself in a situation where we needed to write a database query to: Union several tables together Filter out some rows Sort the...

Annoyed by Everyday Frustrations? Try a Little Humility


3 months ago by Jordan Schaenzle on Atomic Spin.
A lot of people think humility is a good characteristic to have both in and out of the workplace. But why? You might say it’s because people who lack humility...

Seven Ways We’ve Learned to Work Smarter, Not Harder


3 months ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
Here at Atomic, we’re always striving to get better at our craft. From our guiding principles to the nitty-gritty details of implementation, we strive...

Resources for Middle School Girls to Learn Programming


3 months ago by Lydia Cupery on Atomic Spin.
While we were at the Junior Achievement Girls Dream Fair a few months ago, a middle school girl came up to our booth. She went carefully through a sheet...

Using Fuzzy-Find to Enhance Git Add


3 months ago by Brian Vanderwal on Atomic Spin.
A frequent part of my daily workflow involves adding files to Git. Since I like to keep commits relatively small and focused, that often means adding only...

How to Estimate Big, Scary User Stories


4 months ago by Micah Alles on Atomic Spin.
Let’s talk about how to deal with stories that are hard to estimate. (If you’re interested in a broader discussion of Agile point-based estimation...

Design Thinking Toolkit, Activity 9 – Rose, Bud, Thorn


4 months ago by Kimberly Wolting on Atomic Spin.
Welcome to our series on Design Thinking methods and activities. You’ll find a full list of posts in this series at the end of the page. Rose, Bud...