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The Case for the Camera: Tips for a More Productive Remote Team


3 months ago by Rachael Miller on Atomic Spin.
We know that a great deal of human communication is nonverbal in nature. We use our faces and bodies to express ideas and feelings that we just can&#8217...

Parsing Excel Files with Ruby


3 months ago by Matt Nedrich on Atomic Spin.
.supported-feature { color: green } .supported-feature a { color: green } .not-supported-feature { color: red } .not-supported-feature...

The True Cost of Hiring Your Own Developers


3 months ago by Carl Erickson on Atomic Spin.
I recently caught up with a technology entrepreneur whose startup had succeeded in creating innovative technology. He was justly proud of what they achieved...

Four Tips and Tools for iOS Testing in Swift


3 months ago by John Fisher on Atomic Spin.
Automated testing is an essential part of every development project we undertake at Atomic Object. In the past year, I have worked on multiple iOS applications...

Breaking the Cash Register (By Accident and Not for Profit)


3 months ago by Phil Kirkham on Atomic Spin.
This weekend, I managed to hang the terminal at the supermarket checkout. After entering my customer loyalty number, I had to enter my PIN and then press...

Reflecting on Single-Page Applications


3 months ago by Chris Farber on Atomic Spin.
Although I was an early adopter of client-side web applications, it’s hard to fully divorce yourself from all the tradeoffs that go into a system you’ve...

Factory.ts: A Factory Generator for Test Data Using TypeScript


3 months ago by Will Pleasant-Ryan on Atomic Spin.
I’ve been using TypeScript on a React/Redux project, and I’m really enjoying it. A year and a half ago, I tried to use TypeScript with an Angular...

Ancient Stoic Wisdom for Writing Better Software


4 months ago by Jaime Lightfoot on Atomic Spin.
My time at a software company has shown me how much focus there is on the new: new smartphone and laptop models, new revs, new development boards, new languages...

Three Tactics for Improving Your Social Awareness


4 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...

Three Benefits of Automating Development


4 months ago by Alex Zurek on Atomic Spin.
As software developers, one of the most common features we are asked to build is the automation of a predefined workflow. This benefits the client by increasing...