This post aims to serve as a starting point for people who want to start building Chrome Extensions. It will help you learn what they are, and why and how you may want to use them. It comes with a Chrome Extension Template to get you up and running.

This post also exists in presentation form, as an effort of GumGum's JavaScript Guild, a group of coworkers who get together to discuss and share all things JavaScript.

Code Duplication & Orthogonality -- eliminate one and focus on the other. In this episode of The Cat Ate My Source Code, Azam, Ben, and Collin cover the evils and benefits of these topics drawing their ideas from The Pragmatic Programmer and their experiences so far.

Migrating your vanilla Spring MVC project to Spring Boot

How to turn your old vanilla Spring MVC project to a Spring boot project with Spring version 5.x.x? This article will tell you why you should do it now, and what you need to modify in your old MVC project to make it Spring Boot-able.

Introducing Terraform at GumGum

At GumGum, we work completely with AWS and have more than 100+ services to build, automate, maintain, and secure.

We are used to automating most of our services using Ansible on AWS but the more services you need to manage, the harder it gets to automate everything.

Creating a Vision Solution in the Cloud - 101

A growing number of applications utilize cloud computing for execution of computer vision algorithms. In this presentation, we introduce the basics of creating a cloud-based vision service, based on GumGum's experience developing and deploying a computer vision-based service for enterprises. 

Performance matters and why you should care

The Web has evolved a lot this last decade. As developers, we have got accustomed to adding different libraries and packages to enrich our users' experience and complexity of applications. Let's dive deeper into the cost of these heavier sites, and how we can mitigate the impact.

Migrating a large Flux app to Redux without everything falling apart

This guide will help you gradually migrate a large React application from Flux to Redux without breaking any of the app's features.

Code Duplication & Orthogonality -- eliminate one and focus on the other. In this episode of The Cat Ate My Source Code, Azam, Ben, and Collin cover the evils and benefits of these topics drawing their ideas from The Pragmatic Programmer and their experiences so far.

Using Static Code Analysis to Improve Java APIs

In this blog, I detail my experience in utilizing various static code analysis tools as part of the build process for Sports API.

GumGum recently hosted Dr. Genquan Stone Duan and Andrew Pierno of WiZR at our LA Computer Vision Meetup. This presentation is an interactive exploration of WiZR's machine learning and computer vision infrastructure, which is used to provide real-time analytics for the purposes of security and surveillance.  Anyone interested in embedded machine learning and computer vision should check out this technical deep-dive. 

Ephemeral Development Environments

At GumGum we build alot of in-house web products. The development for these products follow a dev/stage/prod pipeline, but often times a single development environment is not enough. This post describes our migration to using traefik and drone to build out dynamically ephemeral preview development environments for our web products.

Code Duplication & Orthogonality -- eliminate one and focus on the other. In this episode of The Cat Ate My Source Code, Azam, Ben, and Collin cover the evils and benefits of these topics drawing their ideas from The Pragmatic Programmer and their experiences so far.

GUMGUM'S WOMEN WHO LUNCH EVENT

On Monday, April 23, GumGum held our first Women Who Lunch event. This recurring event was started to bring women from the tech industry into our office to share their story and answer questions from the women in tech here at GumGum.

K Means Clustering for Sports Images

GumGum Sports processes enormous amounts of media each day. They come from a variety of sources and forms, including social media posts and broadcast/streaming videos. Our goal is to identify media that is relevant to our clients to estimate the value of their sponsorships and placements

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