Why Sharing Code is Benevolent and Sustainable

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Shared libraries offer quick access to solutions for common development problems. Incorporating shared libraries vetted by the developer community makes your entire codebase easier for other developers to understand and, ultimately, more sustainable. Why do the developers at Mightybyes use shared libraries whenever we can? Read More ›

How Enabling Caching Speeds Up Your Website

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Lots of things happen on the back end of a website that many non-technical website managers and business owners don't realize contribute to slow page load times and bad user experience. One of the biggest culprits when it comes to slow page load times is caching. Without caching enabled, a visitor's browser has to make lots of individual requests for assets like images, CSS and JavaScript files. Not only does this slow down your website, it sucks up energy and increases your site's carbon footprint. Here, we'll explain how to cache your assets in the browser by using HTTP headers and caching software. Read More ›

How to Streamline Bug Reports

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When a newly redesigned website launches, stakeholders are likely to come across elements of the site that aren’t functioning correctly. In order to fix these bugs, as they're called, you’ll need to report them to a developer who can fix them. For a bug to get fixed expediently, it’s helpful to file your report in a way that a developer can easily understand, diagnose, and remedy the problem. Read More ›