Bekk Christmas

I’ve always been blown away by the talented people I work with here at Bekk. If I’m ever stuck with some coding challenge, I can always count on receiving a thorough explanation within minutes on our company chat. At every one of our three yearly company gatherings, I’m blown away by the all-Bekk speaker roster, incredible creativity and seamless execution. We have been a very visible company at conferences all over the world, with talks about everything from Elm to Continuous Design 👨‍🎨. We got this blog, of course, where we share stuff like weekly React newsletters and how you can battle that pesky performance anxiety 😱. We’ve made art, designed awards, and won them, too. I invited all of my colleagues to join me in spreading the love and show that our culture of sharing is infused in the DNA of our company — and the response was nothing short of extraordinary. We’re incredibly excited, scared, and downright proud to introduce not just one or two, or four, but twelve different Christmas calendars, each covering a topic we’re really, really passionate about. Twelve different Christmas calendars, each covering a topic we’re really, really passionate about The rapid evolvement and widespread adoption of the public cloud has made a grand impact on how we write code, how we architect our systems, and even how we think about process. At Bekk we’ve been working with the three major providers for a number of years (sorry, Alibaba Cloud). In this 24-part blog extravaganza we will share some of our knowledge, thoughts and failures! I hope you’re as enthusiastic reading them as we are writing them! CSS is becoming more fun every day. New features are added, and browsers are becoming more standards compliant, too! This makes it such a pleasure to work with styling web sites these days. This article will focus on tips and tricks to improve your CSS workflow, and make even nicer looking sites! FP is the hottest programming paradigm right now, and it’s probably thanks to languages like F#, Kotlin and Elm making it more accessible. We’ve been nerding out over functional programming for ages in Bekk, and we have a lot of cool articles for you to nerd out to, too. Bekk has been working on some of the heaviest Java backends our country has to offer. That means we’ve seen some things, and learned a bit as well. This calendar will give you 24 ways to improve your Java-fu in 24 days. JavaScript is the most popular language in the world right now, and for good reason. It’s fun, weird and fantastic — all at the same time. This calendar contains a lot of cool tips, and even a few interviews! After Kotlin blew up in 2017, we’ve been using this amazing programming language extensively on a lot of projects. Some places, we even started migrating old Java-code to Kotlin! This calendar is written by some of the greatest Kotlin-programmers in Norway — you have a lot to look forward to! 🤖 Machine Learning at Each day until Christmas we will give you a brief introduction into a topic related to the exciting field of machine learning and data science. Although there will be some deep dives into statistics and mathematics, everyone should be able to understand the content of this calendar. Whether you are an experienced data scientist, an aspiring novice or just curious about data science — this is the Christmas calendar for you. We use open source software every single day. A lot of us even contribute back, with bug fixes, documentation…

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