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Debugging Techniques: #1 Break the System into Small Pieces


6 months ago by Job Vranish on Atomic Spin.
My PC wouldn’t boot, didn’t even make a sound. I traced the problem down to a particular mounting screw, but there was nothing to indicate that this screw...

Atomic Welcomes Three New Developers


6 months ago by Lisa Tjapkes on Atomic Spin.
In the past few months, three new developers have joined our molecule—two in Ann Arbor and one in Grand Rapids. I asked each of them to tell me a little...

UIStackView Tricks: Proportional Custom UIViews with ‘Fill Proportionally’


7 months ago by John Fisher on Atomic Spin.
In iOS 9, Apple introduced a very handy new UI concept: the UIStackView. Stack views help us quickly compose sequential “stacks” of views without...

Security Hygiene for Software Professionals


7 months ago by Matt Behrens on Atomic Spin.
As software makers, we face a unique threat model. The computers or accounts we use to develop and deliver software are of more value to an attacker than...

Active Record Aggregate Fields via Sub-Selecting Scopes


7 months ago by Shawn Anderson on Atomic Spin.
I was recently working on a piece of code from a legacy Rails application. An unusually large number of queries being run on a particular page let me know...

Atomic’s Curriculum for Teaching Young Developers about Design


7 months ago by Brittany Hunter on Atomic Spin.
Created for recent Computer Science grads, Atomic’s Accelerator program is designed to supplement their development training and get them up-to-speed fast...

A Guide to Interacting with iBeacons in iOS using Swift


7 months ago by Matt Nedrich on Atomic Spin.
I’ve recently been working on an iOS project that uses iBeacons. In this post, I’ll provide a comprehensive guide for working with iBeacons...

A Guide to Interacting with iBeacon using Swift


7 months ago by Matt Nedrich on Atomic Spin.
I’ve recently been working on an iOS project that uses iBeacons. In this post, I’ll provide a comprehensive guide for working with iBeacons...

More Than a Policy – What Dealing with Workplace Harassment Looks Like


7 months ago by Rachael Miller on Atomic Spin.
Atomic does a great job of cultivating a healthy work environment within our own building. We’ve got strong core values, great people, and high expectations...

More Than a Policy – What Dealing with Workplace Sexism Looks Like


7 months ago by Rachael Miller on Atomic Spin.
Atomic does a great job of cultivating a healthy work environment within our own building. We’ve got strong core values, great people, and high expectations...