Building beampipe part II: frontend

Alex
Alex
Aug 21, 2020 · 5 min read

Hello again 👋 and welcome to part two of this series talking about how we build beampipe.io, a privacy-conscious and fun alternative to Google Analytics.

In part one we talked about backend so naturally it’s now time for us to turn to frontend. I’ll start with a confession — I am not by skill or by inclination a frontend developer. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve written a lot of frontend code over the years (perhaps I’m just in denial) but it’s normally been about getting something built rather than more careful crafting. I’d say that’s changed a little in the last few…