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Mitchell Hanberg (SEP Alumni)

Recent Articles

Conducting Good Retrospectives

Photo by Jametlene Reskp on Unsplash This article was originally posted on mitchellhanberg.com Your team has probably experienced moments of success or failure, moments of working like a well oiled machine or not being able to stand the sound of each other’s voices. What you’ve probably also done is pass these moments by without taking time […]
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Announcing PlanetEx: an open source blog aggregator written in Elixir

A long time ago, a few developers at SEP built a program to aggregate employee’s personal and internal SharePoint blogs. They called it Planet, after planet.rb, the Ruby gem they used to build it. Unfortunately, our old Planet met its inevitable demise after an upgrade to our SharePoint instance that broke some compatibility. I decided this […]
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How to Subscribe to SharePoint RSS Feeds Without NTLM Authentication

Save the Planet For the past couple of months, I have been rebuilding an internal tool we use at SEP called Planet. This tool aggregates blog posts from many sources, including our official SEP blog, personal blogs, and internal SharePoint blogs. After a recent upgrade to our SharePoint instance, Planet was in trouble! The SharePoint […]
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Building with Elm at SEP: Makes

Preface For the last few months, I’d been working on my side project Contact, a JSON REST API written with Elixir and Phoenix, designed to be the backend to an instant messaging platform. I thought that SEP’s semi-annual hackathon: SEP: Makes, would be the perfect time to make a front end application for Contact, but […]
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Integrate and Deploy React with Phoenix

Originally posted at mitchellhanberg.com You’ve just finished your lightning fast Phoenix JSON API, what’s next? Motivation My most recent side project, Contact, is a JSON REST API written with Elixir and Phoenix, designed to be the backend to an instant messaging application (e.g., Slack). There was a hackathon coming up at SEP, and I thought it’d be fun to make […]
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