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"A look inside MX's flat organizational structure"

By Steve Jensen on Dec 4, 2018 9:27:24 AM

The MX Engineering team was featured in a detailed video presentation shown at the Gartner Catalyst 2018 conference -- explaining the uniqueness of MX's flat organizational structure in engineering. 

TechTarget Associate Site Editor Brian Holak wrote about that feature presentation in "A look inside MX's flat organizational structure," 31 Aug 2018, SearchCIO. 

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Ryan Moore, MX engineer, to speak at React Rally

By Steve Jensen on Aug 9, 2018 4:14:55 PM

One of our MX senior engineers, Ryan Moore, will be a featured speaker at React Rally, Aug. 16-17 in Salt Lake City, a two day single track conference for developers of all backgrounds using Facebook's React.js, React Native, and related tools.

Ryan will be speaking about a core application programming interface (API) of the React Library -- Component Lifecycle Methods. In addition to discussing best practices, Ryan will be debuting an original experimental music composition that serves as a live “musicalization” of a real-time React component’s life cycle!

Other speakers at the rally will cover topics such as React Native, Flux, ES6, isomorphic universal JavaScript, and more. Says the React Rally website: "Whether you're a seasoned developer who has been using React since before it was cool, or a newcomer to the scene, React Rally has something for everyone!"

More more information about React, visit www.reactrally.com.

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MX QA Engineer Mara Behles Dean talks about learning to use JavaScript

By Steve Jensen on Jun 29, 2018 8:46:33 PM

MX Quality Assurance Engineer Mara Behles Dean, in an email interview with women-learning-to-code website Skillcrush (same site that interviewed Rosie Thomas in May), explains how she learned to use JavaScript, and she offers tips.

Is JavaScript a Hard Programming Language to Learn? Skillcrush , June 27
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MX engineer Rosie Thomas talks about Ruby on Rails

By Steve Jensen on May 24, 2018 8:57:44 AM

MX engineer Rosie Thomas was quoted in an article in Skillcrush: The Hard Refresh: "4 Key Things You Need to Know About Ruby on Rails" 

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MX hosting Utah Ruby Users Group (URUG) Meetup - May 8

By Steve Jensen on May 7, 2018 2:35:34 PM

The Utah Ruby Users Group will be holding a Meetup at the offices of MX on Tuesday, May 8 from 7 to 9 pm Mountain. The group will listen to a couple of  short presentations and have plenty of time for socializing!  via   Sign up here
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Passion Meets Purpose

By Alyssa Call on Feb 15, 2016 10:24:11 AM

 

Pick a job you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life. What might sound like a quote from a commencement speech or something from an inspirational calendar actually rings true for School of Information Technology alum Brandon Dewitt ’05.

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MX Sponsors BYU Roomba Event

By Alyssa Call on Feb 11, 2016 8:45:00 AM

Last week a small MX team headed down to local university, Brigham Young University, for a coding event for students. Our MX team was able to interact with a small group of students from the Computer Science program. Our MX Engineering team spent a few hours with students talking through process  for an event that will surely leave a lasting impression. With pizza for fuel, the students went to work writing a program to drive the Roomba. With many worthy attempts by the students, we had five winners take home prizes! 

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MX's Newest Apprentice

By Alyssa Call on Feb 10, 2016 4:55:13 PM

Meet Luke Schunk, our new front-end apprentice. Luke was born and raised in SLC and studied neuroscience at the USC in Los Angeles. After graduation he worked for an ad agency in Downtown LA doing graphic design. He recently moved back to Utah after deciding to pursue development which is what led him to MX. We are excited to have him on the MX team!

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My MX Apprenticeship: Two Months In

By Alyssa Call on Nov 10, 2015 4:58:06 PM

The first two weeks of my apprenticeship at MX were like getting in a car that I'd never been in before. The last two months have been like someone pushed the 'little red button.' Ever seen Men in Black?

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My MX Apprenticeship: The First Two Weeks

By Alyssa Call on Oct 29, 2015 9:06:00 AM

I can't remember the last time I wanted something this badly. A company that I had my eye on for a long time, MX, was offering a brand-new program geared towards newer engineers: an apprenticeship. I currently working as a developer for another company, but I knew that working with MX would help me take my skills to another level. I had to apply.

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