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When to Use Pair Design + Four Techniques to Try Today


30 days ago by Mirabella Olszewski on Atomic Spin.
As I explained yesterday, pair design is a valuable tool for designers. However, you may be wondering what pair design looks like and when it is appropriate...

6 Benefits of Pair Design for Software Designers


~1 month ago by Mirabella Olszewski on Atomic Spin.
There have been numerous articles, and even a Wikipedia page, written about the value of pair programming in the Agile process. As the adage goes, two heads...

Atomic Launches Leadership Fundamentals Course


~1 month ago by Jesse Hill on Atomic Spin.
If you’ve thought about joining Atomic as a developer, now is a great time to apply. We’re kicking off a new 12-month Leadership Fundamentals...

Should You Use React Storybook?


~1 month ago by Matt Nedrich on Atomic Spin.
Our team recently started using React Storybook for a large React app that we have been building. In this post, I’ll share what we learned and hopefully...

Android ConstraintLayout vs. iOS AutoLayout


~1 month ago by Brian Vanderwal on Atomic Spin.
Having worked on an app with both native iOS and Android versions, it’s been interesting to compare and contrast the layout approaches of both platforms...

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


~1 month 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 month 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


~1 month 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


~1 month 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


~1 month 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...