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Lauren Eastridge

Director of Open Source

Lauren joined Formidable in 2013, leaving behind a career as a research scientist in analytical chemistry. Lauren continued to leverage this analytical background at Formidable, building data-viz heavy apps, and authoring Victory, a popular charting library for React and React Native. Today, Lauren serves as the Director of Open Source, and is responsible for building and running the programs that support and encourage Open Source work at Formidable.

Building a Feature-Rich CMS with Open Source Softw ...

We recently created a feature-rich CMS that allows users to create new pages from scratch and preview their changes in real time using the same compon ...

Progress Towards OSS Sustainability

Open source sustainability has been an increasingly visible problem in recent years. The problem is too big for any one person, or any one company to ...

OSS Maintenance Levels

As Formidable has grown, we have continuously added projects to our portfolio, and today we have more than 70 open source projects that are downloaded ...

Victory is Turning 30

Victory is making the change to major versions with the release of victory@30.0.0! This is an unusual version bump, and a major milestone for the proj ...

Screenshot Testing with Chromatic

Is this bubble chart correct? Answering this question with unit tests requires breaking it down into several smaller questions: Is the method responsi ...

Flexible Charting in React with Victory (and Intro ...

Victory: React charts tailored to your data Charting directly with d3 can be difficult, but other libraries are often too simplistic. Enter Victory: R ...

Victory 0.12.0: The One True Tooltip

We are pleased to announce that the latest release of Victory finally includes tooltips! This feature has been in demand for a while, but nailing down ...

Victory.js

I’m not a designer. I’m a JavaScript developer. When I write CSS it takes me longer than it should, and often ends with someone more talented indulgen ...