Atomic Spin

Lazy Sequences with ECMAScript 6 Generators


4 months ago by William Shawn on Atomic Spin.
Generators are an ES6 feature that started receiving a lot of attention a few years ago because of their potential to ease some of the pain associated with...

Diagrams as Software Documentation – When a Picture Says it Best


4 months ago by Greg Williams on Atomic Spin.
Software documentation is all too frequently overlooked or becomes irrelevant, lost in the inevitable wave of change. Accurate documentation requires not...

Turbocharge Your Coding with Snippets


4 months ago by Ross Patterson on Atomic Spin.
Hi. I’m Ross, and I’m a software developer who doesn’t really like typing. It’s not that I’m bad at it—I actually think I...

A UIStackView Hack for Stacking Child Views Compactly


4 months ago by Mike Woelmer on Atomic Spin.
Before I developed for iOS, I did a lot of Microsoft WPF programming. One of the layouts available on that platform was a WrapPanel. Microsoft’s...

One Month at Atomic Object: Musings of a Corporate Defector


4 months ago by Jordan Nelson on Atomic Spin.
My on-boarding process at Atomic Object was almost a year in the making. While I was on assignment for GE Aviation to their joint venture company in Shanghai...

Clojure Development in Spacemacs


4 months ago by Dan Kelch on Atomic Spin.
I’ve recently been doing some basic Clojure development, and it’s been a huge blast. I’ve played around with it in the past, but never...

More Robust Browser-Side Networking


4 months ago by Jason Porritt on Atomic Spin.
What happens to your web application when used over a flaky network connection? Does it swallow errors and stop responding? Does it bounce users immediately...

Is Your MVP Minimal Enough?


4 months ago by Bobby Kilpatrick on Atomic Spin.
“If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” – Reid Hoffman, Co-Founder of LinkedIn Selling Shoes...

Build an Offline Demo of your Ember App with Ember CLI Mirage


4 months ago by John Ruble on Atomic Spin.
Our client wanted a demo version of their Ember app to take to trade shows, use for sales demos, etc. Ideally, it would run on a laptop with no internet...

Five Things I Wish I’d Known As a Design Student


5 months ago by Sarah Brockett on Atomic Spin.
I was recently asked to serve on an internship/job panel for design students at a local university. Upon reflecting on my post-graduation life, I realized...