How to maintain engineering velocity as you scale
Faire’s engineering team grew from five to over 100 engineers in three years. Throughout this growth, we were able to sustain our pace of engineering execution by adhering to four guiding principles.
How to Use Responsive Images
by Marcelo Cortes4/28/2017
In the world of responsive web design one core, yet complicated, spec can netyou substantial reductions in page size across the device spectrum. In this postI’ll demystify the complexity in the responsive images spec so you can use thesepowerful HTML attributes on your site. In part 2 you will learn how to buildyour own responsive image workflow, with a code demo that distills our responsiveimage stack into a single file.
Data Packages for Fast, Reproducible Python Analysis
by Aneesh Karve4/25/2017
The tragedy of data science is that 79% of an analyst’s time goes to data preparation. Data preparation is not only tedious, it steals timefrom analysis.A data package is an abstraction that encapsulates and automates datapreparation. More specifically, a data package is a tree of serialized datawrapped in a Python module.
How GetAccept Achieved 100% Uptime
by Jonas Blanck4/21/2017
GetAccept (YC W16) is an e-signature tool withdocument tracking and smart sales automation. Before launching our platform atthe end of 2015 we spent months researching and working to configure the perfecthosting environment for our SaaS application and would like to share it withyou.
From edge2cat to edge2anything with TensorFlow
by Dan Whitenack4/14/2017
Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the past few months, you havelikely seen Christopher Hesse’s demo of image-to-image translation (a Tensorflow port of pix2pix by Isola et al. ). In caseyou missed it, search for edge2cat , and awhole new world of cat-infused artificial intelligence will be opened to you.