We are a group of humble, but amazing developers with one thing in common: we're all west of somewhere else. Where we differ from similar sites: we talk to each other! Often. At conferences, via email, and on Slack. From Docker to Canadian politics to feature toggles to smoked meat, we're never at a loss for words. We blog, talk, write, and present. Thanks for stopping by.

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SEP
20
Windows Subsystem for Linux is Cool. No really, it is.
David Wesst
With the Fall Creators update of Windows 10, you can go to the Windows Store and install Linux. Yeah, that's a thing now and it's pretty cool.
SEP
19
Sonar, the Linter I Never Knew I Wanted
David Wesst
Meet Nellie the Narwhal, the official mascot for Sonar, the linting tool for the web. Nellie represents a tool that is long-overdue. It provides any web application the ability to verify they are meeting a high level of quality when it comes to their web applications, and not miss any common mistakes.
SEP
18
Service Workers and PWAs are Super Cool
David Wesst
One of the core items highlighted by the Microsoft Edge team, along with many others who were just web professionals, was the importance of Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). I started out thinking they were something that could be interesting one day, but left the conference convinced that this will change the way we think of the web.
SEP
10
Podcast: Is there still a place for the server-side web?
In a leaner half-hour podcast, we discuss whether we should still be rendering web pages on the server
AUG
23
Awareness, Acknowledgement, and Adjustment
Damian Brady
There's a common pattern in IT that frequently leads to new buzzwords: Awareness, Acknowledgement, and Adjustment. Make it work for you!

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Is there still a place for the server-side web?
SEP 10 - In a leaner half-hour podcast, we discuss whether we should still be rendering web pages on the server

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