Dev Life

Tech Done Right Podcast: Livable Code with Sarah Mei

Chief Consultant Sarah Mei made a recent appearance on Table XI’s Tech Done Right podcast.  Mei discusses the concept of “livable code,” and explores how we might be able to apply the principals of architecture further when we talk about our codebases.  Think of a house.  Is this house cluttered like the set of a […]

MiniWorkouts for the Deskbound

By now, you’ve probably heard about all of the negative effects of sitting for long periods of time. Sedentary lifestyles have been linked to high blood pressure, body fat, and cholesterol, an increased risk of diabetes, generally feeling like absolute dumpster juice all the time*, and wanting to murder your coworkers, among other things. The […]

Sarah Mei featured on The Frontside Podcast

Our chief consultant, Sarah Mei, was a recent guest on the Frontside Podcast. The conversation is wide-ranging but centers around Sarah’s new theory of software teams. You can learn more about her ideas from her conference talk at Brighton Ruby last year. Spoiler alert: she shares her thoughts that software teams are a lot more […]

Create React App and Standard JS

(Note: An new post about setting up linting with Standard JS in your projects can be found here.) Here I’m going to show you how to set up Standard JS in your Create React App. In case you don’t know, Create React App is a fantastic way to get a React web application up and running […]

Dev & Design: A Perfect Pairing (part 2)

If you read the last post by Gigg on design and development teams pairing, you know that here at DevMynd, the developers have it easy. We take a design-focused approach to problem solving, which means a successful product has already been well crafted by our design team long before myself and the development team begin […]