Atomic Spin

Atomic Welcomes Two Designers and a Developer


20 days ago by Elaine Ezekiel on Atomic Spin.
Since August, Atomic’s offices have gained a designer in Grand Rapids and a designer and a developer in Ann Arbor. Now that they’ve settled...

Using Game Titles to Estimate Testing Scope


21 days ago by Phil Kirkham on Atomic Spin.
At Atomic, we have multiple projects happening at once, with team sizes ranging from a solo maker to teams of six and up. The teams are also working on...

Building Concurrent Primitives in Ruby without a Queue


23 days ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
The number-one, easiest way to make Ruby threads communicate and synchronize is to use the built-in Queue class. You can even see this in the Ruby docs...

Building Concurrent Primatives in Ruby without a Queue


23 days ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
The number-one, easiest way to make Ruby threads communicate and synchronize is to use the built-in Queue class. You can even see this in the Ruby docs...

A Tale of Two Approaches to Innovation – IxD vs. Proto/Test


23 days ago by Jonah Bailey on Atomic Spin.
“So you can’t go out and ask people, you know, ‘What’s the next big thing?’ There’s a great quote by Henry Ford, right? He said...

Hexagonal Architecture in Action


24 days ago by Will Pleasant-Ryan on Atomic Spin.
I’ve been an advocate of the single-responsibility principle for a long time. I’ve used it effectively on several projects to make sure that...

A Simple Way to Implement Timers and Timeouts in Redux


25 days ago by Job Vranish on Atomic Spin.
Managing timers in React Redux is often tricky. While trying to implement some features that required a lot of timeouts and time measurement of user interactions...

Five Reasons to Use Storybook Tests


25 days ago by Jaime Lightfoot on Atomic Spin.
My latest project has given me the opportunity to dip my toes into the world of React/Redux. React makes it easy to build user interfaces through modular...

How Not To Lose Your Mind on a Conference Call


26 days ago by Avery Williamson on Atomic Spin.
It seems as though the conference call is unavoidable in the modern office. Whether you’re presenting new ideas or troubleshooting an issue, there will...

Getting Started with NSTouchBar for macOS using Storyboards


27 days ago by Molly Alger on Atomic Spin.
With the addition of the Touch Bar comes the ability to customize it for your own applications. From simply adding buttons to incorporating sliders or...