Mapbox – Making better maps through better communities

Mapbox – Making better maps through better communities

If you’re like me, you’ve used a plethora of open source tools and have been immensely thankful to the community to recognizing a gap in the market and collectively solving that issue for everyone. Open Source is about tapping into the collective resources of the community and building products with a mutually beneficial function. I had always wondered who these good samaritans are and what drives them to deliver industry standard projects, pro-bono. I got an insight of this while attending the OpenStreet Maps Hackathon at Mapbox. Mapbox at its…

Hasura – Helping businesses to get Up and Running

Hasura – Helping businesses to get Up and Running

Startups are exploding everywhere. The environment is primed to breed new ideas and the infrastructure to see ideas through to a product stage is well established. The business of helping Startups get up and running is a massive industry in itself. This is where Hasura shines through.   Created out of frustration with non-compatibility between various languages, frameworks and technologies, Hasura aims to provide developers with a platform that does it all. To understand why this is important, we must examine how startups are built.   The race to get…