Development

Should you be providing AMP pages?

On a few of our recent projects we took the step to implement Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). Therefore we thought it would be good to talk about the pros and…

Macy.js v2: the long-awaited update

When I first released Macy.js, over two years ago, I never expected it to become as popular as it has, with over 15,000 downloads on npm to date. Since the…

Introducing The Organized Home

Earlier this year we were thrilled to announce the relaunch of the Remodelista and Gardenista brands. With a powerful combination of intelligent search, product integration, and interactive travel maps, we…

Polling with Redux

For the past few months we’ve been working on the LiveBlog WordPress plugin by Automattic to update the UI to use React + Redux. The LiveBlog plugin uses polling to…

Launching RSSUnify

Earlier this year we took on the task of redesigning and relaunching a number of RSS MailChimp email newsletters for one of our clients Remodelista to help bring their email…

Scalable WordPress with Google App Engine

It’s important when developing a site that it’s not specifically tied to one hosting platform. Here at Big Bite we use a range of services. Perhaps a small site might…

Metro UK app launches cross-platform with React Native

We recently launched our first commercial app in collaboration with Metro newspaper, 11versus11, offering football fans personalised football news for the teams they follow. Each edition of 11 targeted articles…

Scalable WordPress with AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Since releasing Suzie, I’ve been asked the same question a lot — “How do I use Suzie with AWS/Elastic Beanstalk to make a scalable WordPress site?”. With Suzie I purposely…