Tag : Nanigans engineering

Startup Engineer Jobs: Work Smart, Play Hard

That was the question one of my friends asked when I described Nanigans to him a few weeks after I started here as a user interface engineer last July, describing some of the perks and culture. Nanigans is a company that brings out employees’ creativity by being just a little silly. We have some absolutely brilliant people working on some complicated technology with a taxidermied squirrel butt hanging on the wall and an inflatable zombie shark staring from a stand-up […]


How to Create a Table That Can Display One Million Records

If you were to create a PHP script that creates a plain HTML table with one million rows, you’ll immediately run into a few problems trying to load it in a browser: It requires downloading hundreds of megabytes (depending on row size) The browser will create millions and millions of DOM elements and run out of memory As a result, it will freeze and crash. Developers have known that this is a foolish thing to do for a long time.  […]