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How To Create a Single-Page Application Using React

Aug 09, 2018 | by Zach Bodensteiner, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

If you have been involved with web development recently, you have most likely heard about single-page applications (SPA).  SPAs are typically javascript and run entirely in your browser.  As you interact with the elements on the screen, the application requests any data it needs from APIs and rewrites the current page.  Since the application is not having to request each page from the server, the request times are shorter, and the data transferred is significantly smaller than that of a non-SPA web application. 

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Playing Around With Mobile Apps

Aug 02, 2018 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Mobile App Development

Last night the fourth summer of the 9-week ISE Coding Garage program came to a close with 9 students presenting their mobile apps for a chance at $500. In early June, the program started with 13 self-driven students working on their own apps and ended yesterday as 6 apps were presented for judging. 

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Meet Our Team: Caleb Koch

Jul 26, 2018 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team Q&A series. My name is Daniela Williams, Project Manager at ISE, and I’ll be asking ISE team members questions to help give insight into what makes us tick. 

Today I'm interviewing Caleb Koch, Software Engineer and one of our more recent additions to the ISE team. 

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Observability in Distributed Systems

Jul 19, 2018 | by Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer | Tags: Cloud

Whether you’re working with a single-instance application or a complex deployment of dozens of orchestrated microservices, it is important to know that the code is working the way it should, and how people and outside systems are interacting with it. I’ve written before about instrumentation of applications and even showed a toy example using amazon X-Ray, but I thought I should devote some space to observability and why it is important.

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