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

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 ...

Jetpack: trace your way to faster and smaller Serv ...

Want faster-than-ever-before packaging speeds combined with the smallest possible bundle size for your Serverless Framework application? Come meet the ...

Working Remotely: The Ups, Downs, and Sideways

Formidable, by design, is a distributed global company uniquely suited for remote work. Most of us choose to work remotely part of the time, and more ...

Managing Remote Teams

There is a lot of great information being shared right now on how to work from home and how to manage a team working from home. Managing a completely ...

A New Generation For Spectacle

At Formidable we spent the last five months working on a rewrite of Spectacle. We started with some clear goals to set Spectacle up well for the futur ...

Fixture-first Development

When you hear the word "Storybook", you probably think UI libraries. Tools like Storybook and Cosmos have been around for a few years now and do a pre ...

How to urql, Part 2: Authentication & Multiple Use ...

In the last blog-post we covered the basics on how to query and mutate our data; in real-world applications, there's more to it. In this post, we'll c ...

How to urql, Part 1

When picking a GraphQL client for React, many default to using Apollo or Relay, but now there’s a new kid on the block rising in popularity over the l ...

Reflections on Renature

In this final post in our three-part series on renature, Parker looks back on how this whole thing started, what we accomplished in the six weeks, and ...

Our Newest Office is Now Open In Phoenix/Tempe

A year ago at Formidable we began to consider a new expansion city beyond Seattle, Denver, and London. Today we're celebrating the official launch of ...

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