2 seconds build time with ESbuild (bye Webpack)

ForewordLike so many applications out there, our WebApp MVP was initially generated with the popular create-react-app command-line tool. It makes things very easy at first: no need to think about how to set up a local server, a bundler, a compiler, typescript config, how to support multiple content types,… and…

Hello Tech Time, Goodbye Tech Debt

At ToolTime, like in every engineering organisation, we have a lot to do: build new features, scale existing ones, tidy existing code, improve architectures, fix bugs, update tools, research new solutions, imagine the future, et cetera, et cetera… With this many responsibilities, and the backlog endlessly full of new potential…

Separation of concerns in React Apps

If your React application is difficult to maintain it might be due to the lack of separation of concerns, ToolTime's Apps were encountering such difficulties a year ago.‌‌ The newly hired Engineering Team decided to transform an experimental MVP application, which was mixing concerns and therefor hard to maintain, into…