How content is structured and stored is not going to directly solve any high level problems; however, it indirectly impacts most technical questions in the media space. This is an overview of one critical aspect of content structure and the Post's take on it.
Building and maintaining a site that has millions of unique of pages, works well across all platforms, and evolves many times daily is a complex problem. PageBuilder is our platform for distributing the Post's content on the web, in any format, at scale.
The Washington Post Engineering team held their first Developer Day event on October 27, 2015.
At the Post as we evolve how we tell stories online our interactive graphics must be integrated with great writing and awesome photography. How can we do that without making our graphics team hack a template to death or inject raw code into the CMS? Gulp provides an answer.
Crashes suck and one good measure of the health of your code is your test coverage and test suite. Hopefully in this post I can show you some strategies to decouple your code and your tests, making it easier to write healthier apps.