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How We Helped Career Fair Plus Transform Their Native Mobile App for the Responsive Web

How We Helped Career Fair Plus Transform Their Native Mobile App for the Responsive Web

"Code Hangar has been fantastic to work with from design to development. They are organized, knowledgeable and great at communicating. On top of that, Code Hangar’s work output is top notch." -David Nicol, Founder and CEO of Career Fair Plus When it comes to developing the best mobile applications, it's vital that they work across any device, browser, or form-factor. User needs are changing, and native iOS and Android apps aren’t always enough. That’s why when we were approached by Career Fair Plus to develop their native mobile apps into a fully-optimized, responsive web app, we were...

How to Build Your Own Slack Bot Integration with Node.js

How to Build Your Own Slack Bot Integration with Node.js

It’s always nice to have a friend who can help you out once in a while. It’s even nicer to have a friend who can help you out 24 hours a day, who never gets tired or bored or sick, who is focused 100% on helping you do what you need to do. Slackbots can be such friends for you. Setting up a slackbot is easy, and we will show you how to build your own helpful slackbot in 7 simple steps: Get your Slack API Key Add a New “Bot User” Setup Your Project Import Dependencies Handle...

How to Fix Your First Bug in an Existing React/Redux Project

How to Fix Your First Bug in an Existing React/Redux Project

When you first join a new dev team or contribute to a new open source project, getting started can be a little daunting. Often times, familiarizing yourself with an existing code base can feel like being thrown right into the deep end of a pool. Your team might give you a brief tour of the project, and you might have some background knowledge to put to use too, but you still won't really know your way around until you actually dig in for yourself. In this post I'll candidly describe my experience fixing my first bug in an existing project...

Technology in the Age of Trump’s Anti-Immigration

Technology in the Age of Trump’s Anti-Immigration

What role does immigration play in the technology community? In what ways can it be harmful? How can it be helpful? With the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, immigration has become one of the foremost issues in American politics today. His staunch anti-immigration stance has not been met with universal support from the technology community - in fact, the world’s largest tech companies - such as Apple, Google, and Microsoft - seem to think that immigration is good for them. When Trump issued an executive order banning all immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries, 97...

ReQLPro 0.1.1 Release Notes - Now with RethinkDB SSL Connection Support

ReQLPro is a desktop RethinkDB GUI Client for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux. If you’re not sure what RethinkDB is, check out their website to learn more about what makes it “the open-source database for the realtime web.” Download ReQLPro What’s New in this Release? Connect with SSL Certificate This was a pretty light update, with the most notable feature in ReQLPro version 0.1.1 being RethinkDB SSL Connections. Adding a connection now has a field to enter your ssl certificate, and an option to reject unauthorized. These fields will map to r.connect(connectionInfo) as...