Badger Digest - February 2016

Badger Digest February 2016 Badger Digest February 2016

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There are plenty of action going on inside our internal Slack. As of moment of writing we have 100+ channels. This digest is meant to surface some of the most discussed links and topics. Everything is split by relevant channel names. Enjoy!


  • ShellJS - Unix shell commands for Node.js
  • VorpalJS - a framework that makes it easy to build mature, immersive command-line applications in JavaScript.
  • DailyWTF on Authorised Users
  • iTerm2 version 3 beta release
  • - API design stack for prototyping, implementing, documenting and stubbing RESTful endpoints
  • Supercharged - highly educational series of videos where Chrome devtools developers investigate performance issues on webpages
  • Haikro - A tool to make + deploy node apps as self contained tarballs to Heroku
  • I Know What Websites You Are Logged-In To (Login-Detection via CSRF)
  • Dreamfactory - DreamFactory is an open source REST API backend for mobile, web, and IoT applications
  • - framework that makes responsive-email easy
  • Introducing the B3 JIT Compiler by WebKit
  • The Anatomy of a Frame - What's involved in shipping pixels to screen
  • Webpack Analyse tool


  • Craft by InVision LABS - a free suite of tools for Sketch and Photoshop that let you design with real data in mind
  • Project Comet by Adobe - the first all-in-one solution for UX designers - though all UXD badgers are strangely quiet about this
  • Sketch - current graphic app of choice
  • Typeform & Usability Hub - user survey apps
  • Why flexible 12 col grid makes sense - and why some designers are resilient to the idea (and we will probably write a blog about this)
  • Colour perceptions - how each colour is associated with certain meaning in different cultures. Conversation started with this article about designing book cover.
  • Design Thinking - now IBM jumping on the bandwagon
  • Marvel & Mockingbird - clickable prototype apps


  • EnhanceConf - a one day, single track conference covering the state of the art in progressive enhancement
  • Thinking Digital London - a gripping, communal journey for those curious about “what’s next?”
  • HashiConf 2016 - 3 full days of training, technical talks, discussions, networking, and access to HashiCorp's expert engineers
  • Container Camp SF 2016 - community conference on the future of container technology





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