Thoughts worth sharing

Diary of a Trineo Intern

The Trineo Student Summer Intern Extraordinaire Experience™️ is drawing to a close. Along the way I have met many many incredibly talented people, and have been exposed to a company culture I never really thought could exist.

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What Could Go Wrong?

For people who make things, what could go wrong? Daniel Fone presented a funny, compelling talk at RubyConf Australia. Whether you’re parenting or pushing to production, Daniel explains how to ask this question more critically.

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Pics or It Didn't Happen (TrineoCon 2018)

TrineoCon isn’t just a Christmas party. It’s an end of year reward for the work that Trineos have done; it’s an indulgence, a celebration, a surprise and a kickstarter for the coming year. 2018 saw the Sydney Trineos head to the beautiful Wolgan Valley.

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How to Load Test on Heroku

This is a practical guide to load testing on Heroku for App Dev teams, based on my experience building and deploying a product purchasing app that needed to handle 10x the volume of customer orders of the prior app.

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A Lego Game for Choosing a Summer Student

To watch how our summer worker candidates interacted in natural situations, we gave them a Lego exercise. The objective: put them in a pressured situation that was fun and not too intense. Here’s how it worked.

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AWS Lambdas & Serverless with Shopify

Recently, Trineo took on a project in which we integrated Shopify with our client’s existing systems and SSO functionality using the AWS Serverless Framework. Here is what we learned, in case you encounter a similar challenge.

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Tips from a Dreamforce Veteran

This year marks my 10th straight Dreamforce conference. Over the last decade Dreamforce has changed a lot! In this post, I'll share the tricks I’ve discovered to make the conference easier.

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Modern App Dev @ Dreamforce 2018

To help you plan your best four days at Dreamforce, I stepped into the shoes of VP of Engineering who wants to leverage her company’s Salesforce investment by building products on Heroku and delivering innovative user experiences. Here's what I recommend.

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Using COPY in Postgres

Faced with importing a million-line, 750 MB CSV file into Postgres for a Rails app, Daniel Fone did what most Ruby developers would do. But that solution would take 16 hours. Here's what he did instead.

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Dan Fowlie 2018 E&Y Finalist

We’re very excited to announce that Dan Fowlie, Trineo Co-founder and COO, is a finalist for the 2018 E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Go Dan!

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Choosing and Changing Design Frameworks

As a developer working with a UX team, you might be facing some tough choices. Full-stack developer Ben Tillman describes his team’s decision to switch from the Bootstrap to the Material UI Framework and shares seven tips for project success.

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Implementing SSO at amaysim

Trineo Director John Masson wrote an exceptional post about how Trineo delivered SSO at amaysim. His post, published on amaysim’s blog, illustrates the process of scaling SSO from one service to four.

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