It’s rather rare that we talk about what goes on inside the walls of Skookum. We have a number of rather exciting things we’re doing these days and it isn’t all about client feature development. One of these things is our Developer Working Groups.
I've spent the last three years in a startup environment. There are many preconceptions around “living the startup life,” some true, some fiction. I'll focus in on some of my biggest preconceptions and what morals I learned.
We've all heard it before, right? Just before the end of every year, family, friends and colleagues start to chant those four words. For many of them, that phrase fizzles out and fades away in a matter of days. Or weeks, depending on who says it.
Many of our teams have bought into React and the approach it brings to writing UIs and organizing our applications. Early on, a group of our teams made the decision to go with an AMD implementation using require.js, but we’ve since learned the great benefits that come when using common.js and the npm ecosystem instead.