Posts by Caroline Shaw

A Developer’s Guide to Designing

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Recently at WonderProxy, we started developing a new product that leverages our network of proxy servers. Using the technology of the Where’s It Up API, we started to build out a monitoring service called observ.io. The WonderProxy team first decided to buy some domain names, register our official t…

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Design

User Feedback & UI Animations

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When you're just getting started in your career as a web developer, you just want to get the code right. Desperately. At some point down the line, when you've learned the JavaScripts, you get the looping-things, and maybe you even remember to do input validation, you'll finally have the energy to f…

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Remote Life at WonderProxy: Coworking

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It’s a little known fact that we WonderMinions are scattered across North America and work together remotely. Some of you out there might be wondering: would working remotely be a good fit for me? Would I go crazy due to lack of human contact? Can I work from home or should I find a coworking space?…

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Working Remotely

React Component Lifecycle

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In my last blog post, I wrote about migrating our Global Ping Statistics interactive table from jQuery to ReactJS. As my first foray into React, I couldn’t have asked for a simpler task: building React components that are all contained within one view is the simplest way to become acquainted with Re…

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Transitioning Global Ping Statistics from jQuery to React

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The Global Pings Statistics data is generated with Unix command line tool ping, executing pings from each of the WonderNetwork servers. As WonderProxy's first full-time front-end developer (yahoo!) I was tasked recently with updating the UI that showcases our ping data. I sought to improve the UI wh…

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React Design