In my experience, “full-stack developers” always translates to “programmers who can do frontend code because they have to and it’s ‘easy’.” It’s never the other way around. The term “full-stack developer” implies that a developer is equally adept at both frontend code and backend code, but I’ve never in my personal experience witnessed anyone who truly fits that description.
Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Monday, September 11th, 2017
An organisation has formed here in the UK as a response to the increasing threats to the web:
We are called to come together in response to growing political and social uncertainty, direct threats to the profession, and a lack of vocal and proactive representation to organise as a representative, independent, and politically responsible industry body.
I like their manifesto; let’s put it to the test-o.
Friday, October 21st, 2016
Alla looks at a few different ways of organising the contents of a pattern library, based on her experience with the FutureLearn team.
Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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The important point was the organization emphasised team-working and open knowledge sharing where it was needed, and demarcation and specialisation where it was most appropriate.
This reminds of another extraordinary place, also displaying remarkable levels of collaboration, that has an unusual lack of traditional hierarchies and structure: CERN.
Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Want a Science Hack Day where you live? Make it so!
Friday, July 13th, 2012
We’ll tell you what you really want: Mobile context, top tasks, and organization-centric thinking | Sara Wachter-Boettcher, Content Strategist
An excellent follow-up to the recent posts on the myth of mobile context.
You often hear about cutting content to cut clutter. I support this—if you’re cutting the clutter from everywhere, not just a mobile experience.
Maybe the answer isn’t cutting. Maybe it’s learning better skills for designing and structuring complex information to be usable and enjoyable in small spaces.
Thursday, July 12th, 2012
This is a really good initiative—a list of minimum expectations from conference organisers (although there’s clearly some differences between cheaper grassroots events and larger industry affairs).
Wednesday, November 16th, 2011
Some thoughts on structuring your CSS for responsive designs.