Responsive React

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Tricks to keep your React site Mobile Friendly.

React provides to your Frontend a Simple, Stateless & Declarative Component architecture that keeps your app easy to understand and extend as it grows from 20 to 20,000+ lines of code. Like with any other new web technology, a couple basics you have picked along the way (Media...

Building an “Oracle” for an Ethereum contract

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What is an Oracle?

Smart contracts, by their nature, are able to run algorithmic calculations and store and retrieve data. Because every node runs every calculation, it’s not practical (and presently impossible) to make arbitrary network requests from an Ethereum contract. Oracles fill this void by watching the blockchain for events...

Developing our first Ethereum app (DApp)

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And the trials and tribulations thereof


Bitcoin grabbed our attention by providing anonymous, decentralized, and independently verifiable transactions using a currency that can’t be forged or destroyed.

As amazing as that was, the real killer app that bitcoin ushered in was the “Blockchain”. Smart folks quickly realized...

When everyone is on the blockchain

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Participation is hard now, but soon, it will be everywhere

Blockchains can be a little overwhelming for those of us that aren’t cryptography nerds, so this article is assembled approximately as follows and you are encouraged the jump in wherever you feel comfortable.

  • A brief history of cryptocurrencies
  • An explanation of blockchain...

Service discovery and load balancing with Hashicorp’s Nomad

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In our last post, navigating the Kubernetes/Mesos/Docker Swarm Jungle, we discussed a young contender, Nomad. This week we’re diving into Nomad in more detail. As with most things from Hashicorp, it’s based on the latest research and the APIs are very well-designed. There is still some assembly required, and load balancing is one of...

A Handy Guide to the Mesos-Kubernetes-Swarm Jungle

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How to choose the best container orchestrator for you

Like Marc Andreesen said, “Software is eating the world” so now all companies regardless of their age, size, or industry are transitioning into software companies.

As these company’s software organizations mature, they will need to change the way they think about their Software...

Why Must Win

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We’re Engineers, Designers and Consultants Delivering Winning Technology

I Founded & Own 50% of a Multi-Million Dollar Company, but 9 Years Ago I was Homeless.

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The first night I slept in my car, I couldn’t sleep at all. It was cold, I was in a strange place, I had no money, and I didn’t know what I was going to do. I had never felt so worthless in my life. I wanted to die.

I came to San Francisco on December 31, 2006. I had been inspired by the new Web 2.0 scene in San Francisco. There was a...

Winning as a developer

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This post was originally written for Must Win developers. It outlines the traits we look at to identify and promote Winners within our organization. It’s based on traits we’ve identified in our best developers.
Despite being oriented at Must Win employees, embodying these principals will help developers in any real world workplace to...

YOU are an Account Manager

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Everyone is an account manager. I say this because everyone has someone they report to. It could be shareholders, business partners, clients, a regular boss, or even your spouse. Everyone has to manage people at some level. The best account managers make their accounts trust in the manager and their team’s ability to resolve whatever...