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

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 ...

The New React Native Architecture Explained

In this first post in a four-part series, we discuss the aspect of the React Native re-architecture that will actually affect the code you may write—t ...

By
Lorenzo Sciandra

Lorenzo Sciandra

Locking down AWS Serverless applications, the righ ...

Backend services built with the Serverless Framework on AWS Lambda are enormously popular and powerful, but unfortunately often difficult to secure in ...

Upgrading styled-components from v3 to v4

The v4 release of styled-components comes with a lot of features and perfomance wins that we were excited about. If you're like me, you might look at ...

Blazing Fast Testing in Node with MongoDB

MongoDB is a document-based NoSQL database, and is a popular choice for applications in the Node ecosystem. This post is about testing in Node with Mo ...

By
Steven Musumeche

Steven Musumeche

Observation as a prerequisite for design

Observation as a discipline is difficult to summarize, and sometimes even harder to express— it is a talent that takes practice. When performed well, ...

Your 2019 JavaScript Reading List

The internet can be a veritable treasure trove of resources IF you know where to look. We asked our staff to share some of their go-to sites for help, ...

Real-World Performance Wins: an E-Commerce Case St ...

Some of my favorite projects are website performance audits. Hunting for opportunities to make an application faster and leaner can be exciting. Recen ...

Implementing a Distributed Lock State Machine

A complex distributed computing problem application developers may encounter is controlling access to a resource or entity in a multi-user, concurrent ...

Nuka Carousel Gets Accessibility Updates, New Feat ...

Over the past couple of months, we have made some exciting new changes to Nuka Carousel. Along with fixing several overdue issues, we are most excited ...

Moving with Intention: One Dancer's Journey to Jav ...

Anyone with passion can become a programmer. That same level of dedication, sacrifice, and intent is what’s needed to be successful. If you surround y ...

By
Elrey Belmonti

Elrey Belmonti

YesNo: Better HTTP Testing

YesNo is a new library for Node.js that simplifies how we write tests asserting the actual behavior of our HTTP requests.

By
Ian Walker-Sperber

Ian Walker-Sperber

Finding and fixing duplicates in webpack with Insp ...

Needlessly duplicated dependencies produce larger, slower web applications. Let's embark on a deep dive into how npm and webpack work, see how ineffic ...

Hooked

We're very excited about what we learned at React Conf and we wanted to share our take on React Hooks, a new React API that gives React functional com ...

By
Jani Eväkallio

Jani Eväkallio

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