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Emma Brillhart

Engineering Manager, Phoenix Lead, DevRel Lead

Since joining the Formidable team in 2016, Emma has worked extensively on enterprise-scale, consumer-facing projects for prominent clients. With a strong background in data visualization, Emma contributes to Formidable’s open source software, Victory. Emma also currently maintains Formidable’s Spectacle project, a React.js based library for creating sleek presentations. With a strong focus on front end development, Emma is well versed in technologies such as React, Redux, GraphQL, React Native and Node.js, and is highly skilled at working with designers to ensure that their vision is carried through the code. With a background in web development, politics, and international relations, Emma enjoys using critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to create effective software solutions for clients.

Meet Emma Brillhart

We'd like to introduce you to Emma Brillhart. Emma is a senior developer, engineering manager, experienced speaker, co-lead of our newest office in Ph ...

Lightweight Client-Side Tests with React-Testing-L ...

I have a confession to make: I usually dread writing tests. I especially dread writing them early on in a project, when components are still subject t ...

New Spectacle Lander

Formidable and the Spectacle team are excited to announce the launch of the new Spectacle lander on the Formidable website! We've updated the branding ...

Announcing Spectacle Boilerplate MDX

Formidable is thrilled to announce the release of Spectacle Boilerplate MDX. Now you can write your Spectacle presentations in markdown while seamless ...

Formidable is Now Mobile

Victory UI Explorer is now available for iOS and Android. Check out what you can do when you combine React Native and Victory, Formidable's charting l ...

Announcing the Release of Spectacle Editor

Formidable is pleased to announce the release of Spectacle Editor, an open souce presentation editor built with Electron on top of Spectacle, our libr ...

Introducing React Game Kit

React Game Kit is Formidable’s newest release, written by the one and only Ken Wheeler. Since Ken is busy killing it in Israel at ReactNext, I’m givin ...

Announcing Victory 0.10.2 and VictoryNative

It’s been a while since the release of Victory 0.9.0 back in June, so we’re excited to add several new features and bug fixes in order to continue mak ...

Being Formidable

Inside Formidable, we encourage collaboration and bold, well-researched ideas. Some ideas stick with you longer than others, and continue to inform yo ...

The Only Correct Script Loader Ever Made

A team here at Formidable was recently tasked with choosing a JavaScript loader in order to dynamically load scripts in the browser. After exhaustivel ...