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Load Fonts Fast

Load Fonts Fast

3 min read

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At Buffer, we’re constantly experimenting with ways we can improve our products and try out new ideas. We recently launched Start Page [https://buffer.com/start-page], a beautiful, flexible, mobile-friendly landing page that you can build in minutes and update in seconds. As a Software Engineer on Buffer’s

Juliana Gomez
Juliana Gomez Software Engineer @ Buffer
Migrating our component library to the Material Button

Migrating our component library to the Material Button

4 min read

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Header Photo byPearse O’Halloran [https://unsplash.com/@pearseoh?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] onUnsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/button?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] For our Android clients we have a small component library [https://github.com/bufferapp/android-components] which

Joe Birch
Joe Birch Senior Engineer @ Buffer
Selectively running Android modularized unit tests on your CI server

Selectively running Android modularized unit tests on your CI server

8 min read

Header Photo by Icons8 Team [https://unsplash.com/@icons8?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] on Unsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/time?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Modularizing your Android projects can bring a number of different advantages to your team.

Joe Birch
Joe Birch Senior Engineer @ Buffer
Tainting and Labeling Kubernetes Nodes to Run Special Workload — A quick guide that is finally NOT confusing

Tainting and Labeling Kubernetes Nodes to Run Special Workload — A quick guide that is finally NOT confusing

3 min read

All right folks, I intend to keep this one short and that’s what I will do. I mean, it’s supposed to be easy but the official documentation(1 [https://kubernetes.io/docs/concepts/configuration/taint-and-toleration/], 2 [https://kubernetes.io/docs/tasks/configure-pod-container/assign-pods-nodes/#add-a-label-to-a-node] ) makes it unnecessarily confusing.

Steven Cheng Team Buffer

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