Posts we tagged 'development'

How do you migrate from Backbone/ERB to React?

BugHerd has survived for nine years as a successful SaaS product built using Backbone, jQuery and Rails. Over that time, it's been relatively easy to ignore new technology in favour of stability (and there was a period of inactive development)...

Tools that make BugHerd better

There are some products, that are exceptional at helping us build our software and do our jobs more effectively. These are some of the products we absolutely love, recommend and want to encourage others to try. Our visual feedback tool wouldn’t be what it is today without them....

How to submit the perfect bug report

“Our website is broken! Please fix it right away, we’re losing business!” I’m sure that every Dev or Designer has had a client or PM who has asked them to set everything aside to fix their ‘broken website’ . “It’s...

How to market to Developers

I consider myself a pretty lucky Marketer. I get to work with the people who also just happen to be my direct target audience, developers and designers. This comes with both pros and cons. On the upside I get to...

CSS: Why we need localized constants

There’s become a growing concern that, in general, CSS is broken. While it hasn’t been something that’s prohibited me from work, it’s becoming more apparent the more complex our application gets. Scoped CSS is something quite a few projects are...

Meet Alan: Macropod Co-Founder & CEO

We’d like you to meet our fearless leader, co-founder and Macropod CEO Alan! He’s not the only Alan to work for Macropod, but since he was the first to, he gets dibs on all the usernames and handles. It could...

Meet Jesse: Macropod Backend Dev

Jesse is one of the vital linchpins to our fabulously talented Developer team. Self attested man of few words, when Jesse adds to a discussion he adds a depth of understanding that make others shut-up and pay attention. Quietly calm,...

Meet Conrad: Macropod Backend Dev

Conrad joined the team at the same time we were picking up our office and shifting location from the east to the west. We’re lucky he decided to move his own home to the west, to be closer to the...

Meet James: Macropod Frontend Dev

James is a frontend developer who started with us almost 2 years ago (that’s like 14 in dev years!). Since we’re all about equal opportunity, James managed to land the job despite a lack of beard. This is very strange and...

Meet Alan: Macropod Backend Dev

Alan joined the Macropod team in October 2014. With a wealth of experience working with many large corporates and various SMBs and startups, Alan knows his way around various programming languages and frameworks. An avid cyclist, Alan commutes to work...