Today Rails Girls happened again in Oulu – I got to join as a coach and helped a group of 30 women from all sorts of backgrounds to learn programming.
This is not an opinion piece, just me realizing that people actually do use the stuff I put up on GitHub. And that my open-source contributions have real, tangible impact.
I am a big user of Trello. For todolists, waterfall projects, kanban boards, all the things. I particularly love its flexibility – there are a thousand ways to structure your work with it. This can be overwhelming if you’re not familiar with it though.
At Springload, we took one of the competing tools, Waffle, for a spin. Here are my notes.
I have been using React at work and personally for more than a year now. It’s been a great experience overall, and this library seems to be having a profound impact on front-end development (in good and bad ways). There is a lot of FUD around React’s PATENTS file. I’m no lawyer, so this blog post is just a list to the resources I have gathered over time on the topic.
I’ve been a big fan of NodeSchool for a while. Now is the time to start a new chapter!