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Today’s Code Is Tomorrow’s Legacy Project – Make It Easy to Resurrect


~15 hours ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
Sometimes, getting old projects running again can be a real pain. Thankfully, doing a smidge of prep work while archiving a project will go a long way...

Kicking Off a New Consulting Gig – Three Things to Remember


1 day ago by Greg Williams on Atomic Spin.
Doing consulting or contract work is both interesting and challenging, due to the wider variety of customers you may need to serve. But what’s the...

Easily Reloading your Clojure Project in Spacemacs


3 days ago by Chris Farber on Atomic Spin.
I’ve long been a fan of Stuart Sierra’s reloaded workflow. When I’m working on a ClojureScript project that doesn’t use Figwheel...

Choosing a Cloud-Based Accounting Platform


4 days ago by John Fisher on Atomic Spin.
I have recently been working on a system re-write project that involves replacing an older, custom accounting system. Naturally, I don’t want to...

Design Thinking Toolkit, Activity 6 – Card Sorting


5 days 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. Card Sorting...

How Taking “Half-Steps” Can Further Your Career (& How Your Company Can Help)


6 days ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
Earlier this fall, I participated on a panel of women in STEM for the Grand Rapids Girls Robotics Competition. My fellow panelists and I had the pleasure...

Six Questions to Ask Your Software Consultant Team


7 days ago by Jason Porritt on Atomic Spin.
As consultants, we work hard to anticipate our clients’ questions and needs. But sometimes we need a little nudge to share more detail. To show how these...

Monitoring Past due AR with Xero and Slack


8 days ago by Michael Marsiglia on Atomic Spin.
Monitoring accounts receivable (AR) is something that all companies do. Generally, this is a function of the accounting department. The challenge is: Who...

Flavoring: Flexible Nominal Typing for TypeScript


8 days ago by Drew Colthorp on Atomic Spin.
Recently, we’ve been making heavy use of TypeScript at Atomic Object. We love the great tooling and instant feedback we get with the language’s powerful...

Four Questions I Ask Myself When Deciding What to Learn Next


9 days ago by Gage Vander Clay on Atomic Spin.
Being a software consultant requires a constant growth mindset. This means having a thirst for knowledge, in both technical and interpersonal skills. With...