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RailsConf2017: Watch videos from our favorite talks (including the one we gave!)

Published: July 7, 2017
By Staff

Ten Forward president Brian Samson and software dev Hilary Stohs-Krause made their way to gloriously hot Phoenix this past April for RailsConf. While there, we saw a ton of great talks; check some of them out here. (Read more)

Finding my version of "developer happiness" through Write/Speak/Code

Published: May 2, 2017
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

If you're a woman or gender non-binary person in tech, you should make every effort to attend Write/Speak/Code. Here's why. (Read more)

Recap: Midwest PHP 2017

Published: April 6, 2017
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

I recently attended and spoke at a conference in Minneapolis, giving my talk on basic UX for non-designers. It was my first time at Midwest PHP, and I had a great time (despite not being a PHP developer). These are my big takeaways. (Read more)

Ten Forward has a busy spring ahead

Published: March 10, 2017
By Staff

Ten Forwarders are moving and shaking this spring, from Madison to Phoenix to San Francisco. (Read more)

How to Make Your Websites Not Ugly

Published: February 13, 2017
By Staff

Ten Forward developer Hilary Stohs-Krause recently gave her talk on basic UX for a Madison Women in Tech/Codecinella joint event. Watch it here! (Read more)

Repost: "2016 Recap: The Madison Startup Scene"

Published: January 25, 2017
By Staff

Capital Entrepreneurs looks back at the growth and expansion of Madison's startup community in 2016 - everything from employment to funding to office space. (Read more)

New Crew Member: Charielle McMullan

Published: January 4, 2017
By Staff

Our newest intern takes the time to answer crucial questions, such as "Cats or dogs?" (Read more)

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad(works) world

Published: December 13, 2016
By Staff

After idling away the time in a temporary office for the last few months, Ten Forward is back in the newly remodeled, even more awesome space at Madworks Coworking! (Read more)

CSS responsive trick: "ellipsify" class

Published: December 6, 2016
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Tables aren't known for being particularly responsive, but at times, using them is unavoidable; when that's the case, sometimes all it takes is a little CSS to make a big difference. (Read more)

Earth's mechanical graveyard: Ten Forward to sponsor talk on "space junk" on Dec. 1st

Published: November 23, 2016
By Staff

On Thursday, Dec. 1, Ten Forward will welcome the Madison Women in Tech community group into our "space" ... as they host a presentation from Dr. Lisa Rand on all the broken satellites and spacecraft circling the earth. (Read more)

What I've learned during my first year as a full-time software developer

Published: October 25, 2016
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

It's far too much to include in a single list, but these are a few of my big takeaways. (Read more)

New Crew Member: Jennifer Gurske

Published: September 29, 2016
By Staff

Our newest intern takes the time to answer crucial questions, like "Favorite emoji?" (Read more)

Madison teens race against time at community coding competition

Published: September 27, 2016
By Staff

Ten Forward recently volunteered at an event mixing entrepreneurship and programming for Madison-area teens, helping them create unique websites in just two hours. (Read more)

How to write a good bug report

Published: September 23, 2016
By Brian Samson

Even if you have a technical background, it can be hard to find the words to accurately describe a bug or error. If you're able to provide a thorough account of the issue at the beginning, however, we as developers can in turn provide a much better solution, and much faster.  With that in mind, we've compiled the following tips on how to write a solid bug report, including several examples. (Read more)

Slack's Meme-Bot: A review, with examples. (Lots of examples.)

Published: July 25, 2016
By Hilary Stohs-Krause

Memes for all! (Read more)


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