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Tech Stack

An inside look at HEADLINE INC’s tech stack. This page is broken down into two sections, the frontend and the backend. Unlike the commonly accepted definition of front and backend (in regards to an app or operating system), HEADLINE is using these terms to refer to the tools to build products (frontend) and the tools to build a company (backend).

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HEADLINE uses several code bases, frameworks, design systems, and compression programs to build the apps/projects that face end-users. The following list is non-exhaustive, focusing on some of the relevant tools being used right now.

Open Source

React JS

React is a free and open-source front-end JavaScript library for building user interfaces or UI components. It is maintained by Facebook and a community of individual developers and companies. React can be used as a base in the development of single-page or mobile applications.


A React-based, GraphQL powered, static site generator. Gatsby weaves together the best parts of React, webpack, react-router, GraphQL, and other frontend tools into one very enjoyable developer experience

Carbon Design

A free and open-source design system and library created by IBM, which implements the IBM Design Language, and is licensed under Apache License 2.0. Its public development initially started on June 10, 2015


WordPress is a free and open-source content management system written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database.


AMP is an open-source HTML framework developed by the AMP Open Source Project.


The HEADLINE backend comprises the utility tools and enterprise platforms that we rely on for project management and day-to-day operations.

Efficient solutions

True efficiency in project management is only possible with a rock-solid intranet of things—networks capable of not only handling massive data flow, but also making the entire iteration process exciting.


Before BaseCamp: Projects feel scattered, things slip, it’s tough to see where things stand, and people are stressed. After BaseCamp: Everything’s organized in one place, you’re on top of things, progress is clear, and a sense of calm sets in.


With Mailchimp, you get the tools you need to sell your products, reach new customers, and take your business to the next level.


A social media dashboard application for management of Twitter accounts.


A vector graphics editor and prototyping tool which is primarily web-based, with additional offline features enabled by desktop applications for macOS and Windows.


A proprietary business communication platform developed by American software company Slack Technologies and owned by Salesforce from 2021.

Adobe Creative Cloud

A set of applications and services from Adobe Inc. that gives users access to a collection of software used for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography, along with a set of mobile applications and also some optional cloud services.

Google Workspace

Google Workspace is a collection of cloud computing, productivity tools, collaboration tools, software, and products developed and marketed by Google.


Gitpod streamlines developer workflows by providing prebuilt, collaborative development environments in your browser - powered by VS Code.