The Data Freshener

code.flickr.com


So fresh

Change

You may have noticed some changes in Flickr a couple months back. Like, half the site changed. 95% even, by some metrics. Some say CHANGE IT BACK! while others welcome change. Whatever your thoughts, the changes are here, and they mean things. For example, they mean new visual design and better usability. They mean a faster site. Unfortunately, up until recently, they also meant more stale data. Yuck.


Change

Why? What? Well…here’s the deal. We have a new-ish frontend stack we’ve been using for the past couple years now. It’s an isomorphicsingle-page application, runs on node.js, and is generally awesome. We call it Reboot.


Reboot

In the World of Reboot, we treat data with kid gloves. We ❤ data. We never want to give it up, never want to let it down. Once we pull data from our APIs, we store the fetched data…

View original post 1,687 more words

Advertisements

About odinwallace

Graphic, Web, and Social Media Design View all posts by odinwallace

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: