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Chrome Caching in CircleCI


2 days ago by Matt Rozema on Atomic Spin.
I’ll just come right out and say it: CircleCI is an excellent continuous integration platform, and you should probably consider using it (or at least...

Git Good: Improve Your Version Control Skills


2 days ago by Dan Kelch on Atomic Spin.
Git is a fantastic tool, used by millions of people around the world. While Git GUIs can be useful tools, using git on the command line has a higher ceiling...

The Developer’s Guide to Sketch


3 days ago by Sarah Brockett on Atomic Spin.
After several instances of developers ooh-ing and ahh-ing while they watch me quickly navigate and edit in Sketch, I’ve decided it’s time for a developer...

Great Consultants Provide Great Options: Active Problem Solving in Three Steps


4 days ago by Matt Fletcher on Atomic Spin.
Problems in life are often fuzzy; thus, finding solutions is also fuzzy. One response is to turn to a peer and say, “Tell me what to do”—a passive...

Mocking in JavaScript Unit Tests Using Sinon.JS


4 days ago by Andy Peterson on Atomic Spin.
Lately, I’ve been using Sinon.JS for mocking in my unit tests. By using mocks for dependencies inside functions, I can write unit tests that are resilient...

Get Caught Up in the Small Victories on Big Projects


5 days ago by Kyle Harris on Atomic Spin.
Oftentimes, we think of projects in terms of two statuses: in-progress or complete. As software designers who work on complex, long-term projects, “completing...

Selling with Your Head and Your Heart – The New ABCs of Sales


6 days ago by Jeff Williams on Atomic Spin.
When I first entered the world of software consulting, I was a project manager at another firm. My job was to ensure that we delivered on the promises we...

How to Make a Customer Journey Map for Experience Design


7 days ago by Taylor Vanden Hoek on Atomic Spin.
At some point in every project, we are asked, “How does this product/service create value for our customers?” or better yet, “How might we create...

Overcoming Project Management’s 4 Big Stressors


8 days ago by John Fisher on Atomic Spin.
Last week I attended the 5th annual 2017 Digital PM Summit with three co-workers, all of whom are Atomic Object Delivery Leads. The Summit made me reflect...

Formatting AWS CloudFront and ELB Logs for Easy Review


9 days ago by Justin Kulesza on Atomic Spin.
Access logs from AWS CloudFront distributions and AWS Elastic Load Balancers can be essential to diagnosing problems with an AWS infrastructure. AWS provides...