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How Cognitive Complexity Can Improve Your AI-Generated Code

Learn one way we ensure that the speed of AI-assisted coding does not compromise the quality of our code.

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Danya Jeyabalan

May 17, 2024

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Frontend Tapas: A Closer Look at HTMX

HTMX is here to shake things up in the JavaScript space. Learn more about the library that allows you to access modern browser features directly from HTML using attributes.

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Danya Jeyabalan

December 26, 2023

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Frontend Tapas: All About Astro

Astro’s goal is to make it “nearly impossible to build a slow website” – here’s a quick rundown on what Astro is, how they’re achieving this, and how they’re performing.

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Danya Jeyabalan

December 26, 2023

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Frontend Tapas: Bun Basics and Beyond

Learn more about the all-in-one toolkit for JavaScript and TypeScript apps with over 60k stars on GitHub.

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Danya Jeyabalan

November 20, 2023

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Two Ways We Use Cloud Tasks

Learn how Cloud Tasks aggregates notifications to prevent user overload and automates tedious content import processes, improving efficiency and user experience.

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Lena Zhou

March 23, 2023

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Improving on the GitHub code review comment experience

How we’re improving on the Github code review experience with our in-house tool that focuses on great review comment functionality.

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Dylan Trotter

July 05, 2022

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Meet plz.review!

A tool for easier and faster code review workflows and UX.

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Dylan Trotter

May 26, 2022

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The Non-Coder's Guide to Software Testing

The most common kinds of tests you will need to ensure the quality of your software, and a model for thinking and balancing the tradeoffs.

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Dylan Trotter

June 15, 2020

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Lessons from YouTube and Thumbtack: How to Invest in Software Infrastructure

A framework that you can apply when making decisions about investments in software infrastructure.

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Dylan Trotter

June 01, 2020

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New Beginnings

Why we started Bit Complete after a decade of building software in Silicon Valley at Google, YouTube, and Slack.

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Dylan Trotter

May 12, 2020