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Get traction with interaction: modeling interactive content with React and Contentful's rich text editor

A year ago, Clue relaunched its website as an encyclopedia for women and people with cycles. Clue's first product is a period tracker app, which is used by over 10 million people to track their symptoms and learn about patterns in their reproductive health.

Lately, we’ve been thinking that our readers might be better served by interactive content that does more showing and less telling.

Jesse Pinho, on May 31, 2019

How a support engineer makes your life easier

There's a common joke that working as a support engineer is a bit like riding a bike. Except the bike on fire, you are on fire and everything around you is also on fire. While support engineers are no strangers to crisis, our job isn't just putting out fires. Our work often starts before anything has the chance to go wrong. We’re the first line of support from the moment you choose to work with Contentful.

Fajri Hanny, on May 24, 2019

Building a better podcast with Contentful and Sinatra

Have you ever noticed that developers tend to be a musically inclined bunch? I dare you to find a team without a single guitarist, drummer, producer or a DJ in their midst. When the enthusiasm for both music and programming converges, Contentful provides a solid foundation for those all-important passion projects.

Teemu Tammela, on May 22, 2019

Configuring automatic backups for Contentful

In this tutorial I will explain how to set up automatic backups for your Contentful Space(s) using an AWS Lambda Function and CloudWatch for scheduling.

Edwin Maldonado, on May 15, 2019

Ramp up your productivity and host a hackathon. Here's how to do it.

Hackathons don’t have to be about losing sleep to create products or features that never go to market. Just weeks after hosting a two-day hackathon with the employees of Contentful, we’re releasing five new native and extensibility features that significantly improve our customer experience.

Kevin Barnett & Darren Duarte , on May 8, 2019

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