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Frontend First API Mocking

Great API mocking can make testing easier and reveal UI and UX problems early in a project. Because we weren’t happy with current services and libraries, we’ve built a new service to fulfil our needs. You can check it out over here – it’s called FakeQL.

Recipe for successful software development

How can Scrum values such as cross-functionality, self-organization or iteration improve not only software quality but also teamwork? In this article Oliver Burkhalter gives an insight into his experiences with Scrum & Co.

A look into the past, present and future, by a frontend developer

The discipline of frontend development has undergone rapid change in recent years. In this post, Fredi Bach, Frontend Developer at Unic presents his personal view about the importance and development perspectives of frontend development.

The Miracle of Generators

"But can't we just use async/await?" In short. Yes. But don't you want to know what is going on behind the scenes?

This was the only question that followed an hour-long, mind-bending talk from Bodil Stokke where she explained and demonstrated the power of ES2016's iterator and generator features.

Always put yourself in the position of your users

Sarah Semark’s keynote title «Empathy for Introverts» at the Frontend Conference really appealed to me – not so much because I consider myself to be a very introverted person but rather because I find it very important to be an emphatic person in my job as designer.

Virtual DOM and a predictable state

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Virtual DOM based libraries where you work with a declarative UI, using components and not direct DOM access like in the past, and Flux libraries that gave us a predictable state to work with, are arguably the two most important innovations of recent years in frontend app development.