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Write tests. Not too many. Mostly integration.

Write tests. Not too many. Mostly integration.

Kent C. Dodds - kentcdodds.com
Guillermo Rauch tweeted this a while back. Let's take a dive into what it means.
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Don't use Actors for concurrency

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Don't use actors for concurrency. Instead, use actors for state and use futures for concurrency. A common practice I've seen in scala code is to use actors for concurrency. This is encouraged by Akka and a lot of writing about Scala, the documentation of which is highly actor-centric. I assert …
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Introduction to the Actor Model for Concurrent Computation: Tech Talks @ AppNexus

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In this tech talk, John Murray, Senior Software Engineer at AppNexus, serves up an introduction to Actor Model principals and concepts and gives a look at ho...
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AWS reInvent 2021 Key Takeaways for Software Architects | by Ankur Kumar | Vedcraft | Medium

AWS reInvent 2021 Key Takeaways for Software Architects | by Ankur Kumar | Vedcraft | Medium

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AWS re:Invent 2021 (Nov 29 — Dec 3, 2021) has been the key highlight in the technology community particularly after the pandemic. As an in-person attendee, it was a great opportunity to learn…
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Terraform vs. Cloudformation vs. AWS CDK | by Pavle Djuric | Dec, 2021 | AWS Tip

Terraform vs. Cloudformation vs. AWS CDK | by Pavle Djuric | Dec, 2021 | AWS Tip

Pavle Djuric - awstip.com
Infrastructure as Code has become a hot topic in cloud computing lately. The idea is to document all of your cloud infrastructure in files, so that you can: If you are using any cloud provider for…
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Streamline: A super-efficient branching and CI strategy | by Joe Brady | Medium

Streamline: A super-efficient branching and CI strategy | by Joe Brady | Medium

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Streamline is a combined approach for branching, continuous integration, and (optionally) continuous deployment. It starts small to get development teams up and running as fast as possible, and can…
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How to scale a database without sharding

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Scaling a relational database can be a complex task, but it doesn’t need to be. A Distributed SQL database, such as CockroachDB, delivers completely automate...
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7 Features of Blazor That Make It an Outstanding Framework for Web Development

7 Features of Blazor That Make It an Outstanding Framework for Web Development

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This article explains the 7 features of Blazor that prove it to be an outstanding framework for web application development.
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Running Distributed Queries in Microservices | by Fabricio Pautasso | Level Up Coding

Running Distributed Queries in Microservices | by Fabricio Pautasso | Level Up Coding

Fabricio Pautasso - levelup.gitconnected.com
When we have an application architected using microservices, there are several data strategies that can be used. One of the recommended approaches is to have each microservice owns its data store…
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Run a Postgres instance for cheap in Google Cloud | by Jonathan ES Lin | JonCloudGeek | Medium

Run a Postgres instance for cheap in Google Cloud | by Jonathan ES Lin | JonCloudGeek | Medium

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In this blog post, I will explore running a Postgres instance in a container within Compute Engine for a fraction of what it costs to run in Cloud SQL. For toy project or production projects that…
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