GlueStick: A Command Line Interface for Building Universal Web Applications

An Experimental CLI for Universal React Applications Todd Williams 6 min read December 25, 2015
  • GlueStick: A Command Line Interface for Building Universal Web Applications TrueCar values transparency and strives to give back to the developer community at large. Given this generosity of spirit, we thought the world would like to see what our awesome dev teams are up to. We are releasing a new tool, but doing so a little early (rough edges and all) so people can see... Todd Williams 6 min read December 25, 2015
  • Building ImageProcessor using MapReduce, HBase, Kafka Arguably, good images drive dynamic and engaging service-based web content. Managing those images properly by ensuring a good load rate, clarity and more can be the difference between a frustrating web experience and a rewarding one for consumers. After joining TrueCar, my first project was to replace an ImageProcessor that was disrupting the user experience.... Anil Gupta 4 min read October 9, 2015
  • How TrueCar Uses Kafka for High Volume Logging Part 1 Introduction Technology companies often struggle under the weight of production logs. Usually, their infrastructure is built up in the datacenter to transport, store, and process logs. At TrueCar, we faced similar issues in building, scaling, supporting, and maintaining this infrastructure. In this series of articles, I will describe how we pieced together open source software... Regis Wilson 8 min read October 9, 2015
  • TrueVision, The Intern Story This past summer, TrueCar undertook a bold experiment. We brought in around 40 bright, motivated interns from top California universities and let them loose on our data and codebases. The hypothesis was that, given unfettered access, a dedicated group of interns could build the foundation for new products at TrueCar. The experiment worked. I was... Justin Slaten 4 min read October 6, 2015
  • Summer Intern Program: A Cornerstone Strategy At TrueCar, we have always said that people are our most important technology and our most valuable asset. In keeping with this principle, this past summer, we launched our first, large-scale summer internship program.  As with all things TrueCar, our approach was bold and broad. It was our goal to not just create an average... David Giffin 5 min read September 30, 2015
  • Building Email Templates with Gulp, Part 3 Sending Test Emails The first installment offered a brief introduction to Node.js, NPM and Gulp, while Part 2 detailed out a Gulp build process for email template creation. In this final post, I will describe how to create a simple script to send out test emails containing your rendered progress template to any email address,... Peter Morawiec 3 min read September 4, 2015
  • Building Email Templates with Gulp, Part 2 Gulpfile.js With all the housekeeping out of the way (see the first post), we can finally focus on the fun… gulpfile.js. In the interest of brevity, I’ll summarize the concepts, then follow up with a complete and commented code listing. At the top of the file, you first need to include your modules (and your... Peter Morawiec 5 min read August 6, 2015
  • Building Email Templates with Gulp Introduction This series of posts is intended for front-end developers interested in learning Gulp to automate their workflow, specifically in the area of email template creation. The proposed solution utilizes Gulp to allow email styling with Sass, automatic CSS inlining, data templating, live preview of the final template, and an easy sender script for testing.... Peter Morawiec 6 min read July 14, 2015
  • Beyond The Checkbox: TrueCar Security Truth and transparency are two things that we take very seriously here at TrueCar. In many organizations, these principles may seem unrelated to security initiatives. However, we see security as a company-wide effort that requires both of those principles to be effective. Along with constantly working to expand our programs, we are always thinking of... Justin Slaten 5 min read June 20, 2015
  • Hadoop Summit Talk: Russell Foltz-Smith Check out this fabulous talk by our own Russell Foltz-Smith at the Hadoop Summit: TrueCar – The Intelligent Data Platform for the Automotive Industry David Giffin 0 min read June 15, 2015