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Django Girls workshop in NZ - for the first time!

Clare Everett, 16 November 2016

Springload were proud to be hosting the first ever New Zealand Django Girls workshop. Its goal to empower and help women enter the world of technology

Killing it at the 2016 Best Awards

Alan Doak, 19 October 2016

Springload picked up two silvers at the 2016 Best Awards for the Festival website and for Flagpost.

A company with a conscience

Clare Everett, 07 October 2016

Springload has a number of socially conscious efforts. We aim to be the best company we can be by being aware of the impact of our actions beyond the office.

Springload and carbon offsetting

Clare Everett, 22 September 2016

We’ve been offsetting our carbon emissions for eight years now. We do it because we don’t want the work that we do to negatively impact the environment.

Being pragmatic about accessibility

Sam Sanders, 06 July 2016

We want our work to be accessible and usable for everyone so we put together a list of principles on accessibility tasks that should be carried out on any project

Blurring the line between web and desktop apps

Thibaud Colas, 30 May 2016

Projects like Atom and Electron changed the way we think about the frontier between desktop and web apps. Let’s consider what these frameworks make possible.

Hosting the first NZ Wagtail meetup

04 May 2016

Two years ago Wagtail and Django became fundamental to our technology stack. We recently organised the first Wagtail meetup in NZ to spread the word.

An introduction to Pattern Libraries

08 April 2016

Pattern libraries are integral to the way we develop our websites like Kiwibank, NZTA and NZ Red Cross. It is a reference for designers and developers alike.

Wagtail: Cape Town Sprint

07 March 2016

February 2016. Springload attends a Wagtail Sprint in Cape Town, South Africa. Josh writes of what we learned and achieved during our time in the Fair Cape.

A stable front-end stack for 2016

Thibaud Colas, 22 February 2016

Springload's favourite front-end tools and libraries that we have trialled over 2015 just for you! All of these are available in our front-end starter kit.