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  1. Work according to your scope of influence
  2. Balancing feature development with stewardship
  3. Coffee club or committee meeting?
  4. Do you have a 'Front-End Chapter'?
  5. The important part of the Spotify Model
  6. Are browser support policies dead?
  7. Support browser support by supporting your browser
  8. Grabbing the lead
  9. Why I no longer believe in the web
  10. Dealing with the arriviste problem
  11. Behold! An arriviste appears
  12. Stop it with the handoffs
  13. My preciousss code
  14. Which mode are you in?
  15. My employer's principles aren't my values
  16. Principle background checks
  17. Web software design principles: The Principle of Least Power
  18. Dialogue or monologue?
  19. Design principles before fancy patterns
  20. Collective capabilities over individual expertise
  21. Netflix's low-hanging fruit
  22. Take the foot off the pedal to go faster
  23. Ninja rockstar bottlenecks
  24. Conway's Law goes deeper than your org chart
  25. Conway's Law is no joke
  26. Side project gardening
  27. The side project shuffle
  28. Front end devs are now big borrowers
  29. The build, borrow or buy fractal
  30. What should a full-stack developer focus on?
  31. Frustration-driven development
  32. Webworker
  33. A maturity model for front end development?
  34. Are little rewrites better than refactoring?
  35. Why discovery testing helps component-based UI development
  36. Are you Detroit- or London-school?
  37. Pyramids, ice cream cones, crumbs, pancakes and trophies
  38. TDD: ugh, right?
  39. Drifting into a test-averse culture
  40. Do you need a second brain?
  41. T-shaped knowledge is hokum
  42. Slicing and dicing the curate's egg
  43. Front-end channel on Rands Slack
  44. My own brush with the 'Spotify Model'
  45. Peter is out of the squad on principle
  46. Lean delegation
  47. Robotic front-end web jockeys
  48. You wouldn't let a marketing contractor fly an airliner
  49. Awkward stacks
  50. Managing long-term, part-time migrations
  51. A chance to be vulnerable
  52. A question for front-end engineering leaders
  53. Peering in through the window
  54. Hot takes! Any hot takes?
  55. A misty-eyed journey into the boring old days
  56. PWA super starters
  57. Marvin Minsky's opinions about CSS-in-JS
  58. Get some Webhint in your toolchain
  59. What's the web really good at?
  60. MVPs are not (always) Mini Versions of the Product
  61. The prototype gamut
  62. Walking skeletons and tracer bullets
  63. The runaway proof of concept
  64. Prototypes, proofs of concept, walking skeletons and MVPs, oh my!
  65. Chesterton's fence is not yours to remove
  66. Failing safely
  67. Sometimes, you *are* Google (maybe)
  68. Other words for 'rewrite'
  69. When refactoring isn't
  70. How GitHub switched from jQuery to, well, nothing
  71. Tog's Law of Commuting and you
  72. Tesler's Law
  73. Fundamentals schmundamentals
  74. 20,000 enemies
  75. Mindful code reviews
  76. E pluribus unum
  77. Video: How to Survive the Single Page App-ocalypse
  78. Embrace the experiment
  79. Product and agency work isn't so different
  80. Who has your back?
  81. Start with yourself
  82. Dealing with negative product feedback
  83. Small and big discomforts
  84. Rational technology choice doesn't exist
  85. Did we back the wrong horse?
  86. Movements and complications
  87. Reluctant scrum mastery
  88. A product manager stepped on my toe
  89. Over to you. Got a question about front end leadership?
  90. Are static sites the new static site?
  91. Wilful educated ignorance
  92. Hey, where's all the front-end stuff?
  93. How to create a lead time ladder
  94. Spot waste with value stream mapping
  95. Trimming your 無駄
  96. 1000 ways of testing
  97. Constructive snark?
  98. Clean me
  99. What 'make the business case' really means
  100. Software NIMBYs
  101. Developer happiness considered harmful (sometimes)
  102. How to win every argument
  103. Software archaeology and anthropology
  104. Hidden foundations
  105. Hollow artifacts
  106. UI foundations on a shoestring
  107. Platform and Foundation
  108. Ceci n'est pas un job
  109. Full stack developer? Software engineer? Rockstar Ninja Hacker?
  110. Full Yack Shaver
  111. Full-stack jacket
  112. How many full-stack developers does it take to change a light bulb?
  113. You really do have to get out of the building
  114. The trust multiplier
  115. Your role as an amigo
  116. The accidental lead
  117. Starting with why...
  118. Positioning for front-end developers
  119. Everybody wants to be (internet) famous