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For women in tech, mentoring matters

Published: April 24, 2019
By Staff

When it comes to creating environments where women can thrive, there are a number of different factors, but a big one is access to mentors.

In this post, we take a look at some fantastic local programs we've been involved with.

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Ten Forward's New Community Outreach Project!

Published: April 22, 2019
By Victoria Guerrero

A debut of Ten Forward's new Community Outreach program! (Read more)

"The Office" comes to Ten Forward for April Fool's Day

Published: April 1, 2019
By Staff

A running joke at Ten Forward is that we're terrible at pranks.

We come up with great ideas, but are either too lazy to execute them or can't contain our glee and just tell the person instead of actually doing it.

Today, that all ended. (Read more)

PostgreSQL: The Foundation of the PRVN Stack

Published: March 21, 2019
By Fred Turkington

Why is a 30-year-old database the sudden darling of developers everywhere? (Read more)

A guide for junior devs: How to ask for help in 5 steps

Published: March 14, 2019
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

To make it easier for juniors to get the help they need, Brett and I came up with a list of the actions that should come before reaching out directly for assistance.

While targeted at programmers, most apply to non-coding roles, too.

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Our PRVN stack: it's not nice to be MEAN

Published: March 7, 2019
By Fred Turkington

All about the stable, reliable, efficient toolkit that supercharges our ability to make great web and mobile applications. We call it the PRVN stack - pronounced "proven." (Read more)

New Crew Member: Fred Turkington

Published: March 1, 2019
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Third of His Name and Advocate For Humanity (his unofficial title), Fred is taking the reins as our new director of operations (his official title). Learn more about his favorite sandwich, skill in photography and controversial opinions about "Star Wars." (Read more)

Ten Forward to speak at RailsConf 2019

Published: February 21, 2019
By Staff

We're going to learn ALL the things. (Read more)

Happy Galentine's Day from Ten Forward!

Published: February 13, 2019
By Staff

That most cherished of holidays, Galentine's Day, is upon us, and no celebration is complete without waffles, mimosas and punny valentines. (Read more)

New Crew Member: Elayne Juten

Published: February 7, 2019
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Our latest apprentice, Elayne Juten, is a cat-shirt-wearing Hufflepuff improviser with a master's in opera performance. (We couldn't make that up if we tried.) Learn more about this awesome new addition to team! (Read more)

Tech & Social Impact: What kind of volunteering is right for me?

Published: January 31, 2019
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

This is the second in a series of posts about how folks who work in tech can be superheroes of social impact in their own backyards. Here, we look at how to figure out what kind of volunteering is right for you. (Read more)

Thanks to everyone who attended our office-warming party!

Published: January 2, 2019
By Staff

Drinks, snacks and a photo booth, oh my! (Read more)

New Crew Member: Kyla Harper

Published: December 14, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Welcome to our new support engineer! Check out our interview with her to learn about samgyeopsal, competitive ballroom dancing and her ideal Sunday afternoon. (Read more)

Tech & Social Impact: Why should we volunteer?

Published: November 26, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

This is the first in a series of posts about how folks who work in tech can be superheroes of social impact in their own backyards. We'll examine why we should care about volunteering in this first post. (Read more)

How custom Slackbots can help foster inclusive office culture

Published: November 12, 2018
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Some Ten Forwarders asked for help with being more inclusive with their language; custom Slackbots to the rescue! (Read more)


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