Bendyworks’ Blog

We ♥ Progressive Web Apps

This fall, we’ve had the great fortune to learn and speak about Progressive Web Apps at conferences around the world. We think PWAs are pretty PWAsome! In this post we’ll tell you why, and in a future missive we’ll delve into the technical features...

The Bendyworks Conference Roadshow

The fall is always a busy time of year. Visiting family, pressing cider, eating pie. Here at Bendyworks we are rapidly rolling into full conference season. Check out these presentations coming to conferences near you.

TL;DR: 4 Bendyworkers giving...

August Bendynews!

It seems like Bendyworkers are always out and about doing amazing things in the Madison community and beyond. I thought I’d start sharing what we’re up to and where we’ve been. It’s exciting stuff!

This has been a busy couple of weeks: it was Madison...

Meetings and You

Chris Wilson sent out a short missive back when he was a Bendyworker titled “Meetings and You.” In it, he offers a “refresher on Meetings 101.” In the interest of improving meetings everywhere, here it is reproduced (with permission) in its entirety...

A tale of two selectors in HTML and CSS

In the course of normal web development we're used to encountering weird quirks of various browsers, but this one left us flabbergasted. The root of the problem was using document.querySelectors for HTML elements with ids that had leading numbers....

Rails Enum is a Sharp Knife

When we say something "is a sharp knife," we mean that it is eminently valuable if used correctly, and exceptionally hazardous when wielded incorrectly or without effective training. It's similar to the Principle of Least Astonishment, but with a harmful...

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