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piggybank and node.js

How Piggybank uses Node, Geddy Model, and Restify

Piggybank was started by Adam and I (hi, this is Oscar). We’re both front-end devs and JavaScript was our strong point, so when we went out looking for backend tools and frameworks we started with Node. Node has been proven by other financial companies such as Paypal so we decided to use it for our […]

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Creating a radio input component with React.js

Let’s just get it out of the way. React is hawt. Still. This made us skeptical to try it, but since being released only two years ago, the front-end framework from Facebook has been adopted by tech monsters including Dropbox, Instagram, Netflix, and Reddit, among many others. I had never used it before working on […]

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Give us a drum roll please!

So many amazing things have been happening over here in our neck of the Silicon Forest. You know, things like Piggybank and our unstoppable momentum. We are learning and growing and coding and growing and sometimes even eating and breathing. Today, we are celebrating, again. Now, I don’t want you to get the wrong impression […]

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We couldn’t have done it without you…

Thinking back, thinking back to taking notes and seeking approval, thinking back to nervously navigating strange conference rooms, to being the youngest with a “big kid job”, to turning beet red when there was a question to answer or a comment worth a mention; I am thinking back to leadership training. Conflict resolution? Difficult conversations? […]

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Is everybody working for the weekend?

What are you up to this weekend? Any plans this weekend? What’s going on this weekend? Anything fun planned for this weekend? It’s the small talk of choice for Friday afternoon checkouts and service counters, second only to the weather, and I wonder sometimes if people are really listening. BUT listen to this: Piggybank has […]

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It takes a village to raise a startup

I know, I know, it’s “Child,” but if you think about it, this little tech startup is our baby. Piggybank would not be where it is today without the help of quite a few people; people for which we are extremely thankful. After creating an early beta of the Piggybank application we sought out some […]

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