What is Medium?
Medium is a different kind of place on the internet. A place where the measure of success isn’t views, but viewpoints. Where the quality of the idea matters, not the author’s qualifications. A place where conversation pushes ideas forward.
Medium is a tool in the Hosted Blogging Platforms category of a tech stack.
Who uses Medium?
207 companies reportedly use Medium in their tech stacks, including Twitch, Lyft, and Figma.
539 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Medium.
Pros of Medium
Embedding videos, tweets, vines
Great mobile app
Simple, yet elegant and appealing UX
Easy to gain traction
Idealized media consumption
Inline Comments & Discussions
Beautiful design. great content, excellent experience
Nice UI and UX
Decisions about Medium
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Medium in their tech stack.
DeployBot seems to be the defacto choice for deploying Shopify Themes, but having lots of previous experience with CircleCI, it was trivial to configure deployments to a "staging" theme, and the "live" theme. Plus, CircleCI has a generous free tier. I intend on going into more detail over on Medium
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- Embedding videos, tweets, vines, etc
- Word counter
- Version history
- Embed Medium anywhere
- Custom domains
Medium Alternatives & Comparisons
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