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Thoughts from our team on current events, new techniques and tools, trends we're seeing, and our unique Formidable culture.

Say Hello to Charlie

Charlie is a full-stack engineer with a broad range of experience leading large and small teams. Today he explains what he does at Formidable and why ...

Is the Future of Web Design Polymorphic?

In this article, we will be looking at how layout on the web went from fixed to fluid, and fluid to responsive, asking ourselves: What's next? We will ...

Best Practices for Making (super duper) Useful Das ...

Dashboards are a tool to support decision making, monitoring, or solving a problem. Each component of the dashboard needs to have a clear reason why i ...

How to urql, Part 3: The Normalized Cache

In our first blog post we talked about exchanges and how by default we're using a document-based cache. This is the cache that comes out of the box wi ...

Adapting Team Dynamics in Response to Change

Team dynamics are definitively more of an art than a science, however they are crucial to collaborative and organisational success. In this post I loo ...

Distributed Locking in DynamoDB

This article will discuss transactions in DynamoDB, their limitations, and a proposed solution involving distributing locking, replete with details.

An Open Source Maintainer's Guide to Publishing np ...

This how-to guide covers many pitfalls and gotchas people encounter when they want to publish npm packages.

Getting a Browser Extension Through Review

Whether you're publishing your first browser extension or already have one listed, it's worth making sure your submissions are prepared for a rigorous ...

Introducing VictoryHistogram

We've recently released VictoryHistogram, a new charting component we've added to our Victory library, that allows you to create histogram charts in R ...

Building a Feature-Rich CMS with Open Source Softw ...

We recently created a feature-rich CMS that allows users to create new pages from scratch and preview their changes in real time using the same compon ...

Retail in the Time of Coronavirus: Today and Beyon ...

Current pandemic conditions have rapidly accelerated the rate of adoption of digital products in the retail industry. What happens when the shops reop ...

Introducing the New Formidable Brand

Formidable has experienced extraordinary growth in the past few years. Yet, our overall brand was not able to keep up with the increasing burden of ou ...

urql Devtools: The Road to V1

In June 2019 we (the urql team) decided to set an adventurous goal of creating fully-featured developer tool for our GraphQL client. 10+ months, 10+ ...

The Many Benefits of Good Pull Request Description ...

Submitting pull requests (PR) is a key part of our jobs as software engineers. When we take time to write a good PR description we're improving our co ...

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