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Redux: Re-Rendering Caused by mapDispatchToProps


9 months ago by Patrick Bacon on Atomic Spin.
I’ve worked on a couple of React/Redux projects now, and it was only recently that I realized some of the re-rendering issues I’ve run into...

Consider Giving the Company Feedback After Your Next Interview


9 months ago by Jesse Hill on Atomic Spin.
When an interview doesn’t lead to an offer, it’s not uncommon for candidates to ask for feedback on the interview process. Given the human relationship...

The Untapped Value of Play in Design


9 months ago by Mirabella Olszewski on Atomic Spin.
I was listening to a Hidden Brain episode in which the host, Shankar Vedantam, and psychology professor Alison Gopnik discuss the idea of play as a tool...

Best Practices for Solo Development


9 months ago by Tyler Hoffman on Atomic Spin.
On most projects at Atomic Object, teams have at least two developers, allowing for pairing, code reviews, and other common practices we follow. On occasion...

Using “We” Language to Build Bonds with Clients


9 months ago by Kyle Harris on Atomic Spin.
My wife and I typically visit family on the weekends, which involves a couple-hour drive and spending the night somewhere. She loves to have the house cleaned...

Caching vs. Multiplexing – An Apples & Oranges Analogy


9 months ago by Tom Liao on Atomic Spin.
Applications with high performance requirements generally need ways to shed load from overwhelmed services. There are a couple of common ways to approach...

Three Tips for Winning Your Battle with Sketch Symbols


9 months ago by Bryan Elkus on Atomic Spin.
Sketch, a favorite user interface tool, added Symbol support a few years ago. Since then, I and many other designers at Atomic have heavily leveraged Symbols...

Statically Typed Data Validation with JSON Schema and TypeScript


9 months ago by Drew Colthorp on Atomic Spin.
One super common problem on TypeScript projects is figuring out how to validate data from external sources and tie that validated data to TypeScript types...

Review: End-to-End Encrypted Notes with Standard Notes


9 months ago by Matt Behrens on Atomic Spin.
I’ve been looking for a software solution I can trust for writing, journaling, and taking notes securely. Many options exist, but they never quite...

Four Keys to Effective Pair Programming


9 months ago by William Shawn on Atomic Spin.
Pair programming has become popular as companies embrace the Agile approach, and everyone’s full of anecdotes and opinions about whether or not it...