How data feeds into our product’s front-end architecture via GraphQL queries

Hootsuite Inbox is a product that allows customers to engage with their audiences through several various social media platforms: all in one consolidated place. Every day, Inbox handles around 20k inbound and outbound messages across a set of different social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. To manage such large flows of data, we maintain what we call a data-driven approach that leverages GraphQL queries to communicate with and power our React front-end. …


Branding and design direction for a first-iteration hackathon

This past March, we welcomed cmd-f: Vancouver’s first all-female* hackathon. Held at the University of British Columbia, this 24-hour event sought to establish a stronger sense of community for passionate and curious women* in tech. Learn more about what went down during the weekend of cmd-f by reading this article.

The cmd-f team would like to acknowledge that “female” or “women” is not an accurate description for many people and it may make some feel unwelcome. We use * to specifically and intentionally include cis and trans women, as well as non-binary, agender and intersex people.

Last fall, I was…

Jessica Wu

CS @ UBC | Designer & Developer

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