By Steve Nord on 11 November 2019
Recall a meeting where multiple individuals of a team started getting into a heated discussion. As it escalated, you envisioned ways you could escape unscathed. Maybe you were someone who was strong in their beliefs and became frustrated when others didn’t see your point. Perhaps, it started as a brainstorming session with a ton of ideas thrown out but no solution was agreed upon. Regardless of the situation, we have all been a part of the dreaded “unproductive” meeting.
By Daniel Timko on 07 November 2019
About 4 months ago, I was given the opportunity to architect a greenfield react project with staggering amounts of complexity. I had only heard of hooks in passing before this project, but knew they were the new hotness in the world of front-end react development. Hooks could purportedly remove the need for redux as a state management tool, cut boilerplate code in half, and improve performance significantly. I thought to myself, "These claims are obviously exaggerated. Surely a production grade application with a feature rich front-end needs class components, right?"
By Drew Kincius on 05 November 2019
By Michael Burchett on 22 October 2019
In a previous post I talked about Agile frameworks, what they are, and why you should use one. The next question you should ask is “which one”, and the purpose of this series is to explain each of the most popular frameworks in a non-biased way, in an effort to answer this question. In this post, we will explore the Agile methodology of “Lean".
By Shelly Valentine on 18 October 2019
In 2017, there were 8 billion connected devices to the internet globally; by the end of 2020, there will be over 30 billion connected devices to the internet. This exponential increase is powering the phenomena that is The Internet of Things (IoT). IoT leverages network connections that facilitate communication between devices and systems. With all kinds of devices now being able to connect to the internet, IoT provides businesses with untapped opportunities.
By Tim Giblin on 17 October 2019
Serverless is one of the latest buzzwords flying around in technology circles. It's hard to keep up with what it means and, more importantly, how it can be used. I spent the last few days at Serverless Conf 19 in NYC and here are some important takeaways.