What Should I Write About?

It’s that time of the quarter again. Engineers are setting personal goals for the next few months, and as usual the topic of blog posts has come up. We at Redfin love reading blogs, and many people in engineering have expressed interest in contributing to our blog but often they don’t have a good sense… Read More

Design of Everyday Things at Redfin

“Rule of thumb: if you think something is clever and sophisticated beware-it is probably self-indulgence.” – Donald A. Norman   To supplement the Redfin new developer library (JS the good parts, Effective JS, Effective Java) I recently borrowed Donald Norman’s “The Design of Everyday Things” from Kevin, a UX designer on the Commerce Team.  This… Read More