On June 13, operations screeched to a halt here at Bocoup. The phones were ringing, but we didn’t answer them. Packages delivered to our door went ignored. Chicken eggs piled up. All hands were on keyboards, collaborating on the web-platform-tests project. We’ve been participating in WPT for years, largely in collaboration with the Chromium, Gecko […]

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I’m excited to share that our technical partnerships team has developed a deeper focus on graphics and interactive application programming, a focus area which we are affectionately calling Gaia. As of today, Technical Partnerships is now Graphics and Interactive Applications (Gaia for short). In many ways this is a reflection of what this team has […]

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We’re announcing some big changes to our teams and a new focus area for Bocoup. First, we have made the difficult decision to close our design and data visualization services in order to plant deeper roots as an open web engineering company. As a result, many of our teammates have moved on to pursue other […]

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To say that “Cowboy” Ben Alman has a knack for automation would be an understatement. For proof, look no further than his legendary “dotfiles” repository, meticulously crafted to initialize computers to his exact specifications. But this is really only half of the picture. For as long as we’ve known him, Ben has been generalizing those […]

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Adam Sontag came to Bocoup with a reputation for community support. Between his tireless commitment to newcomers in the #jquery IRC channel on freenode.net and his commanding presence on the yayQuery podcast, if you were learning jQuery in 2010, you probably got a tip or two from Adam. (We’d be remiss if we neglected to […]

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We are excited to announce that Matt Surabian, aka “Scorpion,” aka “I picked Scorpion as my own nickname at a company dinner,” is stepping up to lead our Web Applications team as Director. Matt joined Bocoup in 2014 as an Open Web Engineer and has also served as an Account Manager for some of his […]

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Free agency is just a reality of the modern NBA. We knew that when Jenn Schiffer brought her talents to Boston, and we know it today. That’s why we’re taking a moment to celebrate Jenn’s three years at Bocoup and congratulate her on her new role as Community Engineer at Fog Creek Software! During her […]

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Starting today, my long time collaborator Jory Burson becomes Bocoup’s new CEO. I am moving into a Research Director role to explore long-term open and inclusive technology development at Bocoup. Jory and Boaz in front of the Bocoup billboard, Spring 2014. Jory joined our team in 2011 to run education, transitioned to general operations in […]

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Much like the rest of the country, we’ve been mesmerized by the election and the coverage surrounding it. This election, more than any previous, has spurred conversations and challenges previously unseen, raising questions around political discourse and campaigning nationwide. We’ve been thinking a lot about those very questions, especially in the coming crescendo of election […]

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Ready your easels – we’re getting ready to paint a beautiful sales picture with our new VP of Sales, Mary Monat! Mary joins us from B-Stock Solutions and brings years of sales leadership and deep love of process to her new role here at Bocoup. We are thrilled to have her at the helm of […]

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