Don’t test in production? Test in production!
By Ann Marie Fred
We’re taught to separate our dev, test and staging environments with thousand-meter-tall walls, and never ever ever test software in production. That’s correct… about five years ago. Enjoy this run through modern SRE techniques.
The matter of time
By Sergey Tselovalnikov
Developers tend to assume the clocks that we have access to in our favorite languages behave like wall clocks (admit it, you’ve at least at some point assumed that they’re monotonic). That’s not correct - check out how badly we’re all mistaken.
Microfrontends: the good, the bad, and the ugly
You’ve definitely heard about micro services. But micro front ends? Well, that’s a thing now, and it’s a very similar concept, just applied to front end work.
You might not need Redux (but you can’t replace it with hooks)
By Mike Green
Yes we have useReducer now. And as cool as it is - no, it’s not a replacement for Redux. A great in-depth explanation and a recommended read.
Learn React Hooks by writing your first Hook
By Rafael Quintanilha
And if you haven’t had the chance to play around with Hooks yet, here’s a step by step guide from Rafael at ButterCMS. Short and sweet, just how we like it.
Bonus! It’s a long weekend around here, so here’s something off this geek’s personal reading list - a little something on video game level design.