In this video, Rob Richard (Senior Director, Front-end Engineering) discusses the @defer directive in GraphQL (starts at 36:20) and Tim Whidden (VP, Engineering) discuss 1stdibs’s front-end architecture and how to mock it in development. The talk took place in Vilnius, Lithuania on March 14th, 2019. Find links to the slides below: 1stdibs’s Front-End Architecture Streaming… post continues
What is data masking and why should you care about it? Our Director, Front-end Engineering, Rob Richard lays it out in his concise talk at GraphQL Europe! Find the video below, @rob_richard with any comments.
My name’s Aaron Horton, I’m a front-end engineer at 1stdibs and I’m really excited about emails! If this sounds like a contradiction to you, you’re not wrong; developing email templates is, generally, not the most thrilling task for a front-end engineer. Email clients aren’t up-to-date with the newest rendering engines so CSS support is relegated… post continues
It’s not news how popular React has become over the past few years. Many developers have praised such benefits as the speed that comes from the virtual DOM, the ease of developing an app as a set of reusable components and one-way data flow. What hasn’t been as clear-cut is which frameworks people have chosen… post continues
The front-end engineering team at 1stdibs used Backbone extensively starting in 2012 through 2015. When React began to rise in popularity we saw the benefits of React Components over Backbone views. Pretty soon we were using React exclusively for new code, and rewriting old Backbone views in React as needed. A year later, many parts… post continues