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Behind the design system: Forma 36

An interview with the team that developed Contentful's open-source design system, Forma 36.

Sara Kalinoski, on Jan 6, 2020
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Your 2019 Contentful wrap-up, filled with holiday cheer (and a few good puns)

We've had an exciting year, and we didn't want 2019 to end without celebrating the highlights. Here's a very merry holiday card, from our Contentful family to yours.

Jo Fraser, on Dec 30, 2019
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Black Friday runs on Contentful

For many people, Black Friday is about finding the perfect present for that hard-to-buy-for relative. And by “many people,” I mean millions of people. Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year: Online shopping alone hit a record of $5.4 billion in sales this year. Contentful kept hundreds of those ecommerce sites running without a hitch. Here’s how.

Chris Schagen, on Dec 23, 2019
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Building stable software in shifting space with APIs, extensions and webhooks

The International Space Station is never really finished, and that’s intentional. It’s designed to be modular so that all components are maintainable, replaceable and extensible. The designers and engineers planned for uncertainty. While we aren’t rocket scientists, we are designing a platform for an uncertain future. Contentful’s stable APIs, transformable webhooks, and extensibility features let us — and our customers — prepare for what’s next.

Frederik Lölhöffel, on Dec 19, 2019
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Don’t just donate this season; make an impact

If you were walking past a shallow pond and saw a child drowning, would you jump in and save them? Of course you would. If you knew you’d have to pay $100 to dry clean your clothes after you jump in the water, would you still save the drowning child? There’s a good chance you still would. Did you know that you could keep 100 people from dying from malaria for three to four years by donating $100 to the Against Malaria Foundation? These questions form the basis of the effective altruism movement.

Kiersten Thamm, on Dec 17, 2019

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