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#LifeOfDevs: Front-end Developer Mandy at P-Direkt

  • By: Jolanda Brandt
  • Posted on: 2017-06-22
  • Category: #lifeofdevs

In this #LifeOfDevs we meet our Front-end Developer Mandy– a great example demonstrating how a Competa internship can be stepping stone to a successful career. She started as an intern at Competa in 2015. Recently she started on her first project at P-Direkt – a government division of the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom […]

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#LifeOfDevs: Front-End Architect...

  • By: Jolanda Brandt
  • Posted on: 2017-06-14
  • Category: #lifeofdevs

In the #LifeOfDevs series we delve into the work lives of our Competa developers. To kick off this week’s interview, meet Bastiaan – our valued Front-end Architect and Senior Software Engineer. He has been working on-site at the EPO (European Patent Office) since 2010 and will tell us all about his exciting project.     […]

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#LifeOfDevs: Front-end Developer...

  • By: Jolanda Brandt
  • Posted on: 2017-06-07
  • Category: #lifeofdevs

Our talented Greek Front-end Developer Effie managed to navigate her way to Competa after settling in the Netherlands. She worked on several projects before landing her current gig at Nuon about 1,5 years ago. In this #LifeOfDevs interview she will enlighten us as to what it takes to be a Front-end Developer on such a […]

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Why I like the text editor Atom!

  • By: Mandy van Zetten
  • Posted on: 2017-06-01
  • Category: Front-end

What is Atom? Atom is a very modern text editor. It is easy to use , very approachable and you can hack it! Atom does not only let you hack its core features, it also lets you install packages with a build-in package manager where u can search for all the features you want to make it […]

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#LifeOfDevs: Front-end Developer...

  • By: Jolanda Brandt
  • Posted on: 2017-05-23
  • Category: #lifeofdevs

Today’s #LifeOfDevs spotlight is for our driven Front-end Developer Victoria. In this interview you will find out what she does at her T-Mobile project and how she got there in the first place. Ever since she started at Competa over two years ago, she made the leap from intern to trainee to full-time employee. Having […]

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Introduction to Shadow DOM part ...

  • By: Danny Cornelisse
  • Posted on: 2017-05-18
  • Category: Front-end HTML(5) JavaScript

Whenever you inspect a website you might find things that you never saw before. I noticed that a lot of website have this element called a #shadow-root. Wait, what is a shadow-root? Is is the same thing that lives under your bed? The shadow DOM No. Luckily, a shadow-root does not live under your bed. […]

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#LifeOfDevs: Front-end Developer...

  • By: Jolanda Brandt
  • Posted on: 2017-05-13
  • Category: #lifeofdevs

Our #LifeOfDevs series continues today – this time with an interview with our accomplished Front-end Developer Danny at his project at Meyn Food. Read on to find out about his interesting path that led him into front-end development and discover what his work life looks like right now.   How did you get started in […]

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ES6

JavaScript ES6: Proxy

  • By: Gaetano Violante
  • Posted on: 2017-05-09
  • Category: ES6

Proxies are a feature coming in ES6 which allow you to intercept object properties and methods being changed or deleted. Thanks to proxies you can create object constructors, implement a ‘watcher’ for objects, and more. In this short article I’m going to show you how to implement private properties using ES6 Proxy. Every object can have his own […]

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Custom media players with MediaE...

  • By: Kim Massaro
  • Posted on: 2017-05-09
  • Category: Front-end jQuery

As a Front-end developer with interest in design, I enjoy looking at different ways of styling elements. For a project I was playing around with the styling of a media player, which as you might know, can be quite frustrating when you want to make it browser compatible. This mainly because the controls are all […]

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