An engineer pushes a small change and OkCupid goes up in flames.
“Someone launched a small, relatively innocuous change that did one of the millions of unexpected things it could have done, which then happened to break some part of the site, and then bring it all down—sometimes bring it down to the point where we couldn’t recover it for hours.”
Klim Type Foundry is an independent typeface design studio led by Kris Sowersby and is based in Wellington, New Zealand. We sell a wide range of fonts online and undertake custom typographic work for international clients.
Once you have grasped the basics of CSS Grid, you quickly discover how it enables many existing design patterns in a streamlined, elegant way. However, we shouldn’t see Grid in isolation. Understanding how other parts of CSS work together with Grid is key, in order to get the most out of our new abilities.
Lack of sleep is the culprit in plenty of unfortunate outcomes. How can you get to sleep faster when you need it? Would you believe that one of the steps is to say “don’t think, don’t think, don’t think” to yourself over and over for about 10 seconds?
Check out the full technique and let us know if it works for you.
The businesses that we work with are looking for transformation of the processes that keep them from reaching their full potential. We deliver more than mobile and web development. We deliver platform technology that results in true business development.
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