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Case Study: Elegance Brands

Ricky Panzer, CEO

Mar. 05, 2021

How we gave Elegance Brands a web presence befitting their name.

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Gatsby vs. NextJS

Ricky Panzer, CEO

Jan. 22, 2021

How do NextJS and Gatsby compare? We look at them side-by-side under four categories.

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Why you should make your eCommerce site headless

Ricky Panzer, CEO

Dec. 24, 2020

Making your eCommerce site headless with frameworks like Gatsby and Nextjs has significant advantages over using Shopify's liquid templates. Here are the main ones.

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How Startups Should Build MVP Software Products

Mark Ferris, Engineer

Aug. 10, 2020

A minimum viable product has just enough features to satisfy a small selection of your customers and provides the opportunity to validate that there is a market for your idea.

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What I Learned In My First Year As A Junior Dev

Stacey Marks, Engineer

Mar. 19, 2020

The most important lessons I learned during my first year of working as a professional developer.

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Is offshore software development right for my startup?

Mark Ferris, Engineer

Mar. 10, 2020

Caveat emptor: for a startup, there are hidden costs and risks to an offshore development strategy that can quickly outweigh the savings that come from lower wages.

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Staying Productive As An All Remote Team

Stacey Marks, Engineer

Mar. 05, 2020

How Future Foundry stays productive as an entirely remote team.

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Stacey Marks, Engineer

Feb. 18, 2020

One-size definitely does not fit all when creating cross-browser, cross-platform compatible websites. After testing our site on different devices, we ran into an issue that led to a journey of self-discovery, patience, and a variety of browser hacks.

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Mongoose Middleware Gripes

Jesse Pledger, Senior Engineer

Feb. 17, 2020

One of the hardest initial hurdles using Mongoose was understanding the library's middleware or “hook” system which allows you to “hook” into the database transaction lifecycle to perform operations.

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First Impressions of Gatsby

Jesse Pledger, Senior Engineer

Jan. 28, 2020

Future Foundry rebranded recently and as part of that process designed a new marketing website. We initially planned to build the website using Create React App, having prior experience with it, but noticed a footnote in its documentation .