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.
Posts about User Experience
What’s the point in downloading the app from the store when you can do the same thing in the browser? I’m a product designer at trivago, and would like to share some insights into one of our biggest projects we tackled in the last period. Designing trivago’s new mobile app!
Filtering is an important way to find what you’re really looking for, so why should we be okay with some users not being able to access them? We’re not, so we did something about it.
How accessibility came from being neglected to being an important part of what we do at trivago
Running Cucumber scenarios in parallel can be tricky, especially when a custom test runner is used. That’s why we created Cucable - a Maven plugin to split test scenarios into smaller chunks that can be run at the same time.
At trivago we are building and using a Pattern Library which is based on Brad Frost’s Pattern Lab adapted to our needs; our patterns are written in Twig. This Pattern Lab is based around Brad’s Atomic Design, which is also something that we are embracing.
Tackling hard problems is like going on an adventure. Solving a technical challenge feels like finding a hidden treasure. Want to go treasure hunting with us?View all current job openings