- Best Practices Around Production Ready Web Apps with Docker Compose
1 Jun 2021
Here’s a few patterns I’ve picked up based on using Docker since 2014. I’ve extracted these from doing a bunch of freelance work.
- Measuring potential complexity in popular Open Source projects
Complexity surrounds software everywhere. I’ll show you what to watch out for in popular open source projects.
- The Modern World vs. The Traditional World
Dmitri Kyle Brereton
We know that the world we live in now is very different from the one our ancestors lived in, but how can we articulate those differences?
- Why Prefetch Is Broken
27 May 2021
When coding a webpage, sometimes you know something is very likely to be needed, even if it’s not needed yet. You can give the browser a hint: <link rel=prefetch href=url> The browser will take a note, and then when it doesn’t have anything more important to do it might request url. Later o…
- The dream of end-to-end typesafety
In the mid-2010s, the pendulum of web development swung massively in the direction of increased type safety. First, we all switched back to relational DBs after recovering from an embarrassingly long collective delusion that NoSQL was cool. Then TypeScript started its meteoric rise after years of quiet development. Shortly thereafter GraphQL was announced and quickly became the de facto way to implement typesafe APIs.
- Your Product is Not Their Problem
21 May 2021
There are no facts inside your building, so get the heck outside I just had a call with Lorenz, a former business school student who started a job at a biotech startup making bacteria to take CO2 o…