Tag: short notes

  • Short notes on tech 31/2022

    Software development How to explain technical architecture with a natty little videoSome thoughts on explaining architecture through diagraming, in particular the advantage of scrappy videos to show diagramming step-by-step. (from DevOps Weekly) What Are Vanity Metrics and How to Stop Using ThemMeasurement and metrics are an important part of devops practices, but establishing metrics always…

  • Short notes on tech 25/2022

    Tools CyberChefSimple, intuitive web app for analysing and decoding data without having to deal with complex tools or programming languages. CyberChef encourages both technical and non-technical people to explore data formats, encryption and compression. Software development The Art of Code CommentsSarah Drasner talked at JSConf Hawaii 2020 about how commenting code is a more nuanced…

  • Short notes on tech 22/2022

    Worklife GitLab’s Guide to All-RemoteGood writeup of remote work in GitLab, i.a. it’s benefits and drawbacks and tips to better remote. DevOps Honeycomb’s O’Reilly Book Observability Engineering“Achieving Production Excellence by Charity Majors, Liz Fong-Jones, and George Miranda” Set up a Terraform Pipeline with GitHub Actions and GitHub OIDC for AWSA walkthrough of a Terraform pipeline…

  • Short notes on tech 15/2022

    Week 15 of 2022 Before leaving for a short Easter holiday here are some links to go through. Security Top10 CI/CD Security Risks Automagically Auditing GitHub (Actions) Security using OpenSSF Scorecards “How to use the OpenSSF Scorecards GitHub Action to audit your GitHub and GitHub Actions configuration, and a breakdown of some of the issues…

  • Short notes on tech 13/2022

    Learning Personal Goal Setting Playbook“Setting personal goals can be used in many contexts to help people achieve tasks, objectives or improvements of any kind, big or small.” Design A Designer’s Guide to Documenting Accessibility & User Interactions Understanding Figma’s interactive components feature (from WDRL) Backend How to design better APIs15 language-agnostic, actionable tips on REST…

  • Short notes on tech 10/2022

    Week 10 of 2022 Web development The State of JavaScript 2021 Survey Results“69% use TypeScript; React held the top spot for 6 years; Vue.js is on track to overtake Angular as the second place framework; 2021 has been the year of Vite with 98% satisfaction.” (from WDW) The baseline for web development in 2022“Now that…

  • Short notes on tech 7/2022

    Short notes on tech, week 7 of 2022 Software development Frontend Predictions for 2022The return of micro-frontends, functional JavaScript & the death of Jamstack as we know it. (from Web Design Weekly) Cloud AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) Review“If you are considering going with EKS, understand you are going to need to spend a lot…

  • Short notes on tech 5/2022

    Software development How to tame the devDependencies of your project?tl;dr; Use mrm. trpc“tRPC allows you to easily build & consume fully typesafe APIs, without schemas or code generation.” Cypress vs Selenium vs Playwright vs Puppeteer speed comparisontl;dr; Playwright is faster vs. Cypress. There’s a good thread of Playwright vs.… Jatka lukemista →

  • Short notes on tech 2/2022

    Week 2 of 2022 JavaScript for impatient programmers“This book makes JavaScript less challenging to learn for newcomers, by offering a modern view that is as consistent as possible.” Software architecture patternsTake a deep dive into several common software architecture patterns. Checklist DesignA collection of the best design practices.… Jatka lukemista →

  • Short notes on tech 50/2021

    Week 50 of 2021 Developer Tools secrets that shouldn’t be secretsWrite-up of a talk at CityJS covering i.a. console.log and VS Code. (from Web Design Weekly) 2021 Design Tools SurveyOverview of the most used design tools during 2021 Meet The Man Who Shoots At Birds All Day To Keep Them Off A Toxic Pit“If migrating…