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Saving the world with Umbraco and GraphQL

GraphQL is a powerful tool for querying data for use in your client-side applications, allowing the client-side to define the data it needs from the server. Laura shows us how to use GraphQL with Umbraco to get bespoke data alongside Umbraco content from a custom dashboard, and does so to build a tool to track her own carbon footprint as part of her efforts to help contribute to saving the world.

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The Double Negative (Programmer)

As a woman from Aruba, Natasha faces two challenges in the tech industry in the Netherlands as part of a male-dominated career and as a foreigner who didn't speak Dutch as her first language. Now part of the team at Perplex, she discusses the difficulty of her "double negative", and how those became positive traits in an industry that benefits from diverse voices.