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React Europe and GraphQL

Recently myself plus a few of the Red Badger team packed our hair curlers and rolled out to Paris on the EuroStar for the React Europe conference hosted in Paris.

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Product Hunt Hackathon

Last weekend Product Hunt decided to host a global hackathon opening up their API to the community for consumption.  Budding developers got together over at YCombinator on-site for a two day hackathon to come up with and deliver a new product idea.…

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Sprint efficiently with GitHub

As with everything we do here at Red Badger we try and iterate and improve each of our disciplines during an application's or project’s life cycle. One of the items that we have been exploring is the use of GitHub and what it can bring to the table…

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Retrospective, Firestarter Event – Day Two

So as day one closed we were ready to get our heads down into hacking some code and try to produce something we could release.  We broke up the responsibilities for UX, creative and technical tasks to the relevant roles.  As I mentioned in day one…

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Jam.js and Bower

Over the last few months of last year we have been crafting away and exploring many new exciting frameworks and technologies.  So many to mention...... but our core stack as of late has mostly consisted of node.js.  As people of node.js know the npm

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Retrospective, Firestarter Event - Day One

So it has been a little while since I last talked about the Firestarter event that I proposed and successfully ran on the 31st January, finally I have managed to get around to giving you a cheeky flavour of what it was like along with what did and…

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Firestarter Events

Before last year closed out and we headed off for festivities and copious amounts of booze I mentioned a new idea to introduce Red Badger employees the opportunity to use their training budget (£2,000 each year) to invest in our own ideas.  I am…

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Inside red-badger.com

Here at our (currently) sunny workshop in Clerkenwell, myself and the fellow badgers have being busy carefully crafting this, the new red-badger.com website and blog. Internal projects here are run with an ethos of allowing software engineers to…