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triversity - An Interview with two trivago Tech Camp Participants

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Gyumin Lee and Eunae Jang were participants in this year’s trivago Tech Camp. We did an interview with them to learn about their experiences and get some insights into the project development of triversity - a project management tool for university collaboration. Can you quickly introduce yourselves? Hi! My name is Eunae Jang and I’m completing a Bachelor’s in Computer Science at RWTH Aachen University. I will start my Master’s in CS from next semester.

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Monitoring Frontend User Experience

The Web Performance Impact Of Lossy Network Conditions

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tl;dr: continuously monitor your CDN and origin servers on layer 3 with tools like MTR. Layer 3 issues on external middleware can have a significant impact on layer 7 web performance. In a recent rollout of a new cloud service, we monitored the impact of this service on web performance, UX and business metrics. For all cloud regions and origin servers, we had Synthetic and Real User Monitoring for our site in place.

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Engineering Culture Frontend

Kyle Simpson Teams up with trivago to create a JS Developer Excellence program

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We have all seen the job ads that look for a “developer with at least 8 years of experience and a Computer Science degree”, a “JavaScript rockstar”, or somebody with “excellent command of technologies A, B, C, D, and E”. They are annoying in two ways. First, they are unrealistic. In today’s software developer job market, somebody fitting the above descriptions usually does not have to look for a job. Rather, the job has to find them.

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Presenting babel-plugin-cloudinary

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I’m happy to let you know that we are releasing trivago/babel-plugin-cloudinary to the open source community! Throughout this article I will explain to you the motivation behind this project and how it works in detail. At trivago, we use images to a large degree to enable our users to get a visual impression of the accommodations that they’re interested in. We all want to see beautiful and good quality pictures so we can have a better feeling about the place where we are going to.

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Frontend Engineering Culture

My Journey to trivago

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Sometimes, when I look back over the time I have spent working at trivago, I see how it changed my life and how lucky I have been to get the chance to work among this amazing community, to live and to learn with them. I look back and see a younger version of myself looking desperately for something different and, by just sheer luck, getting it.

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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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