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JavaScript Workshop with Kyle Simpson

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It has been a couple of months since Kyle, author of the “You Don’t Know JS” series, visited our trivago headquarters and gave us a wonderful JavaScript workshop. It was such an enjoyable week, being able to meet Kyle in person and walk through his thinking behind the materials. trivago hosts internal workshops and meetups regularly and offers numerous learning opportunities to the employees throughout the year. This time, we decided to do it a little differently.

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Python Hackathon at trivago

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Hackathons! That’s where you feel super excited about creating something interesting, or useful, or just entertaining. They are a great way to encourage creativity and teamwork. Recently, trivago hosted a Python Hackathon in collaboration with the Python Usergroup Düsseldorf. The event was a full success!

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trivago Tech Camp 2017

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At the end of August 2017, ten students set foot in the trivago headquarters in Düsseldorf to be part of the first ever trivago Tech Camp. Two weeks were packed with real-world challenges, guest lectures, Q&A sessions, and tons of other opportunities to learn. In the end, a lot of working software was delivered.

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Code Review: Best Practices and Common Pitfalls

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At trivago we have been using code reviews as a part of our process for a good while now. In the beginning they weren’t used by many teams but as word of their positive impact spread, more and more teams started adopting this practice, benefiting every day from its many advantages. Like any new practice it has been a learning process from the start. In this blog post I will cover why code reviews are incredibly beneficial when done right and will share what we have learned and which best practices we employ.

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