Category: Engineering

How FloQast Is Scaling Our Micro-Frontend Architecture

Almost one year ago we described how FloQast was working to dismantle our front-end monolith in favor of independent micro-frontends...

Engineering 1-on-1s: Ideas and topics to zhuzh it up!

There are some common best practices for 1-on-1s that I often see pop up: ✅ Hold them regularly ✅ They're not for...

Integrating Into a Micro Front-End Architecture With React

At FloQast, as we move towards evolving our micro front end, teams were tasked with integrating their existing clients into...

Writing Engineering Requirements Documents – ERDs

What is an ERD? At FloQast we have a constant backlog of work and ideas flowing from the Product team to...

Incident Management Through the Years at FloQast

I have been lucky enough to see our incident management process evolve at FloQast over the years. When I began working...

Fuzzing and Parsing Securely

Here at FloQast, we do quite a bit of parsing, especially of the language of accountants known as xlsx. As...

Migrating the Google Drive API from v2 to v3

When integrating an application with external data sources, developers need to be conscious of how an API request may impact...

Increasing Predictability for Software Estimations

In any software engineering department, a common question will be, "Is it technically feasible to [do this thing]?" The follow...

MongoDB Queues – Why and How We Use Them at FloQast

Platform teams vary from company to company. At FloQast, the Platform team's mission is to enable product teams to deliver...

CSS Variables: How we use them for theming at FloQast

In a previous post, J.C. talked about how we're migrating to decoupled micro-frontends here at FloQast. We're also working on...