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A Guide to Effective Pairing in Tech: Junior Pair Edition

Published: November 5, 2019
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

A Guide to Effective Pairing in Tech: Senior Pair Edition

Published: September 16, 2019
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Ten Forward will be doing ALL the things at Forward Fest this year

Published: August 15, 2019
By Staff

Forward Fest is almost here! Wisconsin's largest tech and entrepreneurship festival starts Aug. 22nd and runs through Aug. 29th, and Ten Forwarders will be in the thick of it learning, sharing, experiencing and encouraging. Here's a sampling of events we're involved with. (Read more)

How we solved the LaTeX caching problem that never ended

Published: August 1, 2019
By Staff

Caching and hex digests and LaTeX ... oh my! (Read more)

Tech & Social Impact: What specific opportunities are there?

Published: July 18, 2019
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

This is the final post in a series about how folks who work in tech can be superheroes of social impact in their own backyards. Here, we look at a list of specific opportunities for tech-oriented volunteering. (Read more)

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.

(Read more)

Talking UX and design in Honolulu

Published: March 7, 2019
By Staff

Last month, Ten Forward software developer Hilary Stohs-Krause gave a talk address at the inaugural JSConf Hawai'i on how to make websites not ugly (we know, her life is so hard). (Read more)

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)


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