Engineering Driven Culture – InRhythm’s Code Lounge

25. April 2017 1
Engineering Driven Culture – InRhythm’s Code Lounge
  Last week, driven by the feedback from our engineering leadership team, we held InRhythm U’s first-ever Code Lounge, inviting everyone from across the company and a few external guests to learn new skills, brush up on existing ones, or just get help on a personal project. Code Lounge featured technical “stations” for Angular, React, ...

How To Debug an Angular 1 Application via DevTools

27. March 2017 4
The browser provides powerful tools for debugging web applications, including those built with Angular 1. I’ll list a few important concepts, but for an in-depth tutorial on debugging JavaScript in the console I highly recommend reading through the DevTools documentation on developers.google.com. Commonly, you might set breakpoints to explore the code and check the value ...

Code Challenge Accepted (And Answered)

11. July 2016 0
Code Challenge Accepted (And Answered)
One of engineers challenged our entire team with the following task:   Code challenge (in js, obvi). Write a one-liner that outputs (int) 10 using only the following symbols: “+”, “[” and “]” Oh, and you have to explain your answer. Extra credit: Same restrictions, output (string) 20. Now if you want to play around ...

March Meetup Video – Converting a Project from ES5 to ES2015

17. March 2016 0
March Meetup Video – Converting a Project from ES5 to ES2015
For our March Meetup we all gathered at IRHQ with Glenn Hinks to discuss switching a project over from ES5 to ES2015. Glenn has been writing software since 1981 and is a full time node developer working at a live video sports streaming startup. We are excited to have exclusive full video footage for you ...

February Meetup Roundup – Reactive Layout for User Interfaces

22. February 2016 0
Let’s take a moment to think about how we interact with interfaces. I am willing to bet that about half of you think “point and click” while the other half considers “point and move”. At our most recent Meetup, David Valdman covered the topic of Reactive Layout for User Interfaces. Sounds cool, but what does that mean? ...

Oh What a Night – Node.js Meetup Recap

21. July 2015 0
Oh What a Night – Node.js Meetup Recap
Last week our Engineers gathered together for an instruction on Node.js with Sandro Pasquali, author of Mastering Node.js. It was a great night filled with study, hands-on coding and creative exploration. All our participants walked away having built a customer service platform upon an SMS messaging layer; a full application in about 120 minutes. Beyond Node, we made ...

Web Assembly – Addressing Javascript’s Fatal Flaw

06. July 2015 0
Web Assembly – Addressing Javascript’s Fatal Flaw
Javascript is a necessary evil. Well, not exactly, but this is a belief held by some software engineers in various circles. The claims vary, but they attack the same basic underpinnings of the language: As an interpreted, compiled-at-runtime, dynamic language, Javascript lacks even the ‘ability’ to execute operations at a speed that is commensurate with ...