Front-End

Dropping IE8 Support: Consequences for JavaScript

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When people hear about dropping support for a certain Internet Explorer version, they mostly think of all the CSS hacks and workarounds that could be removed as a consequence. However, dropping support for IE8 can have subtle, but profound effects on your JavaScript.

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Engineering Culture

Team Work Made Simple with Guilds

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How can we organize the collaboration of more than a hundred developers on a wide range of topics? How could they decide about good practices in the company? Those are some questions that drove trivago to give it a try on a different structure: the guilds.

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Front-End

Large Scale CSS Refactoring at trivago

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While our company and our application were constantly growing, we often ran into some consistency issues between code and design. Because we didn’t have a design/frontend system and development guidelines to follow, our UI became cluttered and unsustainable.

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Front-End

How to export a JavaScript module to multiple formats

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When publishing a JavaScript library, we usually want to make it available to as many people as possible to maximize the library’s usefulness and adoption. In that respect, it can be helpful to users to have the library available in their preferred module format - CommonJS, AMD, ES6, etc.

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Front-End

Speeding up webpack performance with parallel builds

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When using webpack to build your assets, it’s only a matter of time until you wish for targeted builds. Whether it’s the output of the library you’re working on (CJS, UMD, AMD, Var, etc.), or the specific feature set (IE8 support, no IE8 support). parallel-webpack can run those builds in parallel.

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Backend Monitoring

Elasticsearch and Kibana for Selenium Automation

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The advances and growth of our Selenium based automated testing infrastructure generated an unexpected number of test results to evaluate. We had to rethink our reporting systems. Combining the power of Selenium with Kibana’s graphing and filtering features totally changed our way of working.

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