The uptake of our free TinyMCE Cloud service has been overwhelming. We’re approaching 10,000 developers on the platform. In less than 10-weeks since launch. With a thousand developers joining us every week, we receive a lot of queries about setting up the API key. If that’s you, five minutes is all it takes. You’ll need your API key…
The techniques and philosophies behind Functional Programming are considered the “bread-and-butter” within the Ephox Engineering team. Developer Dylan Just continues his two-part series on sharing the influential talks in FP that have been critical to the team’s success. In this post, he dives into the mathematical theory that underlies a lot of the core concepts functional programming, Category Theory.
It’s no longer enough for WordPress developers and agencies to build great websites for their clients. In this post we’ll give you 3 simple ways to use content tools to win your clients over.
Toptal developer Juan Manuel Varela decided to reinvent the wheel and create his own grid system. He says he was was “surprised by how easy it turned out to be”. Read on to see how he did it.
React has fundamentally changed the way front-end developers build their web apps, making them faster and more efficient than ever before. Yet underneath all the magic, some React apps still tend to perform poorly. Toptal guest author William Wang covers how to avoid common pitfalls in setting up components and best practices for creating a more performant web application in React.
In this post, guest Toptal author and Android Developer Emran Bajrami walks through a sneak peek at Xamarin for cross-platform application development. Learn about the different features and mechanisms behind Xamarin to help you save time (and money) developing for your mobile project.
I recently stumbled on a remarkable TED talk by Elise Roy called, “When we design for disability we all benefit.” If you are a product designer, you should watch it. In the talk, she put forth a personal and universally applicable premise: Designers who take into account users’ disabilities almost invariably improve their project. Designing for…
If you write CSS, you might have tried your hand at CSS Custom Properties. Using CSS variables are a great way help save time and use less code when referencing a specific value to be reused throughout a document. Toptal Guest blogger Nicolás Engler writes about how to use CSS custom properties to make your stylesheets more dynamic, as well as a brief walk-through of the syntax behind it.
TinyMCE 4.6 marks a significant update to the project since our last major release, and the many minor releases since. The majority of our work focused on restructuring the TinyMCE core, as we look to continuous delivery of editor updates, and a mobile future. But there’s one big update for users. Read on to learn more.
Github Pages and Cloudflare are great tools for web developers. They can help save time while helping a client scale their website. Toptal guest blogger Amin Shah Gilani goes into the various aspects of deploying each, and how to make the most of what Github Pages and Cloudflare have to offer.
What makes an agile software development project successful? It’s all in the leadership and processes in which you manage your team. Toptal guest blogger Demir Selmanovic explores how to visually organize your tasks using tools like Kanban and Trello to help you save time, stay on track, and keep your customers happy.
Whether you’re attracted to the control and granularity of the SDK, or enticed by the automation and convenience of having your editor instance in the Cloud, here’s an infographic to help you decide the right TinyMCE deployment option that’s right for your business.
A good understanding of version control is the key to success for any developer. Toptal Engineer Ursula Clarke shares this Advanced guide to Git along with a few tips and tricks you can try with it, whether you’re a newbie or an experienced developer.
Work on the new WordPress Gutenberg editor plugin has shifted into high gear with block types rolling out daily. In this post, we describe the TinyMCE block type that we are contributing to the community. What is TinyMCE block? The TinyMCE block will allow complex document constructs inside a single Gutenberg-style block. TinyMCE block will…
Earlier this year, we joined forces with Automatic and began working on the future editor of WordPress.org as a part of Project Gutenberg. This is the story of how we rose to the design challenge and what we learned along the way.