Open Source is a great idea for benefitting from the publicly available shared efforts of others, but what about sharing private code within your organisation? We call this "Inner Source", and we have a strategy and mentality (our "Ecosystem") that we've been refining over the past few years to make it work and have Inner Source deliver benefits to Compare the Market.
Software development is challenging, and cognitive overload is an enemy of productivity. We [software developers] probably spend more time in our IDE than we'd like to admit. We have the skills and ability to make our own lives better through technology, so why aren't we spending more time making our tools work better for us? In this session I'll talk about some of the ways we're making our own lives better through better tooling.
React helps encapsulate Front End tech into components, but how do you go about sharing those components across your organisation - for everyone to use, as easily as they would open-source components? In this talk I’m going to speak about how we build and share our React component library internally at ComparetheMarket, the tools we use to assist us, and how we make it worth the effort.