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Building Speakeasy
Best practices, advice, and the progress of building Speakeasy.

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Idiomatic SDKs for OpenAPI
Comparing the new Speakeasy SDK generator with OpenAPI tooling
Tristan Cartledge
December 6, 2022
Product Updates
Building Speakeasy
How to Handle Auth for Embedded React Components
Learn how to handle Auth for products that are being delivered as react embeds.
Nolan Sullivan
Nolan Sullivan
October 20, 2022
Building Speakeasy
Nivo vs Recharts - Which should you use?
Which React Charting Library should you use: Nivo or Recharts?
Chase Crumbaugh
Chase Crumbaugh
October 11, 2022
Building Speakeasy
A New Approach to Hiring A Founding Team
If you follow the standard hiring process for engineers, you’ll gauge technical competency but fail to assess the vital attributes of a founding engineer: comfort with ambiguity, strong product instincts, and a sense of ownership/agency.
Anuraag Nalluri
Anuraag Nalluri
August 18, 2022
Building Speakeasy
Speakeasy Branding Process: How we decided on Look & Feel, Logo, and a Mascot
Branding can be an opaque process. That’s why we wanted to give people a window-in to the process we went through to update Speakeasy's branding; hopefully it gives people a reference point we wished we’d had when we'd started.
Nolan Sullivan
Nolan Sullivan
July 19, 2022
Building Speakeasy
Dev Experience
SASS vs CSS Modules vs CSS-In-JS: how to choose?
While building our UI, we are debating many of the fundamental front end architecture decisions that will shape our UI development for years to come. One of the biggest debates thus far was whether we would use SASS or CSS-as-JS for our styling.
Nolan Sullivan
July 14, 2022
Building Speakeasy
Using Loom for Remote Collaboration
We've found a good remote work practice has been posting short Loom videos for dev updates in our slack. In this one we get the team familiar with Pulumi for managing infra.
Anuraag Nalluri
Anuraag Nalluri
July 6, 2022
Building Speakeasy