Blog / Neil van Beinum

Roundup: Zero day MacOS vulnerability and robots that behave like b...
January 5, 2018
Roundup: Rebuilding Slack, Chrome and .dev, Flexbox and CSS grids, ...
December 15, 2017
Roundup: Go concurrency, dumpster diving, Destiny 2 netcode, and fa...
November 24, 2017
Roundup: email markup, handling documentation, global warming, spot...
November 10, 2017
Roundup: GTA graphics, flying robots and frontend skillsets
October 27, 2017
Roundup: sustainable food, hackers paradise, and ruby app servers o...
October 13, 2017
Roundup: unnecessary words, how React is like Windows 1.0, a long b...
September 28, 2017
Roundup: lego garden, screenless programming, travel tips, and pred...
September 1, 2017
Roundup: healthcare systems views, naming things, Fjord trends repo...
August 18, 2017
Roundup: emerging industries, good reads, one pedal driving, quitti...
July 28, 2017
Roundup: programmer distractions, style arguments, go-pry, programm...
July 21, 2017
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Brighton Ruby 2017
July 11, 2017
On Friday 7th July, a small crowd of developers from Unboxed made their way south to the coastal town of Brighton for its fourth annual Ruby conference: Brighton Ruby 2017. Presentations at this one day, single track conference covered a broad ...
Roundup: mirror flips, CSS grid, and 10x developers
July 6, 2017
Roundup: ASCII diagrams, tube cooling, extraterrestrial maps, space...
June 23, 2017
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 5th June 2017
June 9, 2017
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 22nd May 2017
May 26, 2017
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 8th May 2017
May 12, 2017
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 24th April 2017
April 28, 2017
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 10th April 2017
April 13, 2017
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 3rd April 2017
April 7, 2017
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 27th March 2017
March 31, 2017
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 20th March 2017
March 24, 2017
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 13th March 2017
March 17, 2017
Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 6th March 2017
March 10, 2017
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Faster than Lightning: November's Developer Event
November 30, 2016
Interesting code snippets, insightful discussion, story sharing and good company - it’s November’s ‘Faster than Lightning’ developer talks at Unboxed. Here’s a selection of the submissions from this month: Charlie Interestingly; it’s p...
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Faster than Lightning: September's Developer Event
September 30, 2016
This month we hosted our regular ‘Faster than Lightning’ developer talks, where Unboxed developers get together to discuss code that we’ve been working with, and share stories about these with each other. The idea is to get together an...
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Faster than Lightning: July’s Developer Event
August 12, 2016
We regularly host “Faster than Lightning” code talks where our developers get together and submit a snippet of code that they found interesting - Ruby, CSS, JS, test code, server config or anything else. It’s an opportunity to learn a little about...
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Faster than Lightning: May’s monthly developer event
June 9, 2016
Each month, we host a Dev Event which is an opportunity for our developers to get together, share ideas, or just catch up with each other. May’s developer event This May we hosted “Faster than Lightning” code talks. For this event, each d...
jQuery UK 2015
April 3, 2015

On the first Friday of March, I jumped onto an early train from Paddington, got out at Oxford and followed the trail of blue ‘j’s painted on a path along the Thames. I was led to the King’s Centre with about 700 others for the 2015 jQuery UK confe...

Diving Into the Front End
October 10, 2014

I recently completed my first stretch on a project as a front end developer here at Unboxed. In this article I’ll share some basic principles and tools that I’ve learnt about along the way with the help of Tom and Alex in particular. ...