Operations Recruiting and Interviewing

Recruiting, interviewing, and hiring are necessary evils of the HR and managerial side of the job. It becomes a very lengthy, time consuming process and in the end you always have some doubts about how the new employee will work out.

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iFrame Inception

Working with iFrames is often considered a dark, mysterious corner of web design. They are often used as a last ditch effort to integrate content that you otherwise don’t have a good way to pull into your website or application. However, the reality is that iFrames are just a tool like any other & they can have a role to play even in modern web applications. A lot of advice you’ll find online for working with iFrames is shrouded in mystery & misunderstanding about how they work and what you can do with them. This promotes the general sense of dread that developers have about using iFrames, that they are often uncontrollable & prone to unexpected failure.

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Supersearch Me

As the new Wombat UI evolves and grows, some components take such a large and important role that they are separated out of being a simple UI pattern within our styleguide and turned into a unique, “super” component worthy of its own sort of development process. “Supersearch” is one of these components.

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Distributed Cache Frameworks

I took some time not that long ago to compare some distributed caching frameworks in Java. In this blog post I’d like to go over some of those findings. I compared different features and ran them through a set of tests against the records in Wombats test database. These are my own opinions.

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Hi, I'm Tom!

I’m the newest member of the dev team working primarily in Ember.js. Although, I love working as an engineer, this wasn’t always my career path and it was a somewhat long journey to get to where I am today here at Wombat.

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