Don’t Panic Labs Employees Buy Full Interest in Company

Don’t Panic Labs Employees Buy Full Interest in Company

Software product and design company Don’t Panic Labs is proud to announce that it has completed the purchase of investment fund Nebraska Global’s interest in the company. “This is a red-letter day in the history of Don’t Panic Labs,” said Doug Durham, CEO and...
FU It

FU It

The future isn’t certain, but my decisions today will impact tomorrow. We had agency in the past, we have agency in the present, and that agency will impact our future. Sometimes we joke that a particular problem is for “Future Us”. Sometimes we shorten it to...
Postman Tests

Postman Tests

Postman is a tool we use to test our APIs while building them. Its UI helps make this stage in development quick and easy. But a lot of the work we do in Postman is often single-use. We write the tests, but why can’t we keep them? Actually, we can keep them....
CouchDB Views

CouchDB Views

CouchDB is a pretty amazing technology, but it is a little unique. With many data stores, you just query data. You can do that with CouchDB’s Mango queries, but CouchDB’s primary way to query data is by using views. Views are pre-created, much like...
Caddy

Caddy

A lot of the software we build involves hosting some part of it on a web server. Today, most of what we host is hosted in the cloud PaaS (Platform as a Service). This means we don’t have to look into some more classic hosting options such as Apache or IIS; the...
Designing for On-Prem

Designing for On-Prem

We all build everything for the cloud, right? Sometimes we get very focused on a small world, often believing that all software is some cloud-focused startup. But that isn’t accurate. Much of software development isn’t geared toward the cloud; it is geared...
Primitiveness

Primitiveness

“Sufficiency, completeness, and primitiveness – Achieving sufficiency and completeness means ensuring that a software component captures all the important characteristics of an abstraction and nothing more. Primitive- ness means the design should be based on...