or: How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the DOM   Clean, attractive user interfaces and effective user experience have always been pillars of Mixpanel’s products. Over the years, as our data visualization UIs have introduced richer interactions and more advanced capabilities, a central concern of ours has been managing ever-increasing front-end complexity, driving …

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This was originally posted on High Scalability. Building data products is not easy. Many people are uncomfortable with numbers, and even more don’t really understand statistics. It’s very, very easy to overwhelm people with numbers, charts, and tables – and yet numbers are more important than ever. The trend toward running companies in a data-driven …

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This post is a follow up to We’re moving. Goodbye Rackspace. Cloud computing is often positioned as a solution to scalability problems. In fact, it seems like almost every day I read a blog post about a company moving infrastructure to the cloud. At Mixpanel, we did the opposite. I’m writing this post to explain …

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