"First came a commitment to writing high-quality code. That required our programmers to think like minimalists. After that we moved to what the industry calls continuous deployment, or non-stop micro-product releases of new features, updates, maintenance and more. Real-time and comprehensive QA are also part of the process. Gone is that enterprise tech ethos of drumroll-release dates that are many months if not years apart. For the PWA, our journalists needed to stretch themselves beyond a century-old reliance on the 800-word story."