How to build a smashing dashboard

An information dashboard is a way to visualize and share information within a team about things that are important. You can setup a big monitor showing live updates about build statuses, open jira issues, a sprint burndown graph, the health of your applications on production, and so on. Having this information visible is a way to keep it on the back of your head (out of sight, out of mind). It also shows to people outside your team what matters to you.

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GitHub badges

You may have noticed that a lot of GitHub projects have some badges in their homepage, showing for example the status of their latest build. For a node (JavaScript) project, you can use a few more badges to show the world that everything is in order. Continue reading GitHub badges