ShipIt Day XVI

Finishing our 16th occurrence of the series, our quarterly ShipIt Day hackathon invites the makers and innovators to come out and share new ways to think about our daily work here at Cerner. Whether it’s experimenting with new features or improving our developer workflows, ShipIt Day gives our engineers a …

Terra UI: A Health-Care Focused UI Component Library

Back in 2013, like most other companies, Cerner was heavily invested in building user interfaces with Twitter Bootstrap. Around that time, Dave Rupert wrote about the concept of Responsive Deliverables and touched on a key concept, creating “Tiny Bootstraps, for Every Client”. Along with this, Brad Frost had started promoting …

Introducing F-Twelve, an Open Source Dev Console

Many modern web browsers come with tools that can help developers debug their websites. If you are using Google Chrome or Firefox for example, try pressing F12. A new panel should open containing various tools. These tools provide a look “under the hood” for the current page. Common tools include …

Carbon Graphs: An Open Source Visualization API

We are pleased to announce Carbon Graphs as an open source code project! Carbon is a lightweight, vanilla JavaScript visualization API built with D3 that integrates well with any consumer’s tech stack. It provides a variety of graph types that are framework agnostic and responsive out of the box. Motivation …