Atomic Spin

Harnessing the Power of People Skills, One Interview at a Time


8 months ago by Elaine Ezekiel on Atomic Spin.
This is the story of how our first non-technical employee helped Atomic Object, slowly but surely, build a culture that insists on good people skills for...

Save Side Effects for Last


8 months ago by Chris Farber on Atomic Spin.
Over time, I’ve noticed a design heuristic that has helped me immensely over innumerable projects. It’s actually quite simple: You can think...

Working with Atomic After Our Initial Engagement – Three Options


8 months ago by Micah Alles on Atomic Spin.
So, your product development engagement with Atomic Object is nearing an end. At this point, we have finished and launched your MVP, worked through your...

PDF Snapshot Testing with Node and GraphicsMagick


8 months ago by Jordan Nelson on Atomic Spin.
The task I am working on this week involves generating downloadable PDF files for customer and supplier orders. We’d like to drive the implementation...

Design Thinking Toolkit, Activity 7 – Competitors & Complementors Map


8 months 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. The Competitors...

Three Ways to Improve Your Client Communication


8 months ago by Ryan Abel on Atomic Spin.
Effective client communication is the cornerstone of our success as a company. When handled correctly, communication builds client trust. More trust means...

Experiments in Purely Functional TypeScript


8 months ago by Tyler Hoffman on Atomic Spin.
Recently, I’ve been experimenting with using functional programming in my side projects. Today, I want to share some of what I’ve learned, focusing...

How to Get the Most Out of Your Side Projects without Going Crazy


8 months ago by William Shawn on Atomic Spin.
Lots of developers have side projects, but if you ask about them, they’ll probably say, “I’ve got a bunch of ideas and a few things in...

Why a No-moonlighting Guideline Benefits Employees


8 months ago by Matt Behrens on Atomic Spin.
I had an old employer reach out to me the other day asking if I’d like to do some contract work for them. As I have in all these situations, I recalled...

My Swift Tool Belt (Part 6): Extending UIFont


8 months ago by Mike Woelmer on Atomic Spin.
The sixth item in my Swift Tool Belt is an extension for UIFont. This extension will easily convert your font to be bold or italic. It can be useful if...