We code for those who create
We’re engineering a two-sided marketplace to let millions create anything they can imagine, just the way they want.
Making this a reality poses some large engineering challenges to tackle – regardless of whether you’re into eCommerce, Big Data, Machine Learning, Front End Engineering, Mobile, Platform Automation, or DevOps. Check out our engineering blog, Sawdust Software, to learn more.
Written by Mike Salguero | Sawdust Software
Published October 29, 2013
I have been an Obama fan for years, and generally have given him the benefit of the doubt on a lot of hard decisions he has made during his tenure as president… Recently, however, I have been surprised (horrified) by the administration’s approach to the launch of Healthcare.gov. There has been an attitude of “Obama [...]
Written by Wes Childs | Sawdust Software
Published September 19, 2013
CustomMade needed a way to simplify deployments and let non-engineers deploy to our staging environments. After hearing lots of great things about chatops from Github, and Brendan, one of our tech leads, finding a great article from Matt Pegler, we knew combining hipchat, hubot and fabric was the key to solving our issue. Luckily we [...]
Written by Mali | Sawdust Software
Published August 12, 2013
Simpleflake does exactly what it’s called: provide a very simple way to generate unique IDs across distributed shards (or even multiple systems). It’s simplicity is great for us: a startup engineering team with no DBAs–and a very small, very busy DevOps engineer.
Written by Mike H & Wes | Sawdust Software
Published July 9, 2013
Disredis is a Redis client implementation which can be used to automatically handle sharding and fail-over for a Redis store through Sentinels.
Written by Jim | Sawdust Software
Published June 16, 2013
Combing Backbone.js with HTML5 enabled us to create a 100% mobile web experience that emulates the speed and interaction of a native mobile app experience.