Tag: App development
A deeper dive into WebAssembly, the new executable format for the web
Posted on November 15, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
How to add Playwright tests to your pull request CI with GitHub Actions
Posted on November 14, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
If you're like me, you really appreciate a test automation step as part of your pull request (PR) CI for that added confidence before merging code. I want to show you how to add Playwright tests to your PRs and how to tie it all together with a GitHub Actions CI workflow. By Liran Tal.
Scala Toolkit makes Scala powerful straight out of the box
Posted on November 13, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Scala Toolkit is an ongoing effort by Scala Center and VirtusLab to compose a set of approachable libraries to solve everyday problems. These libraries will be made easily accessible as a precomposed package. This package will be available for each Scala release. By Szymon Rodziewicz.
Faster MQTT data collection with InfluxDB
Posted on November 11, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Native MQTT eliminates the need to write custom code, orchestrate additional technology layers or incorporate additional hosting services. By By Jason Myers.
The ultimate guide to redirects: URL redirections explained
Posted on November 10, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
Redirects send users from one URL to another. The first URL is the one the user clicked, typed in, or otherwise requested. The second is the new destination URL. By Kelly Lyons, senior blog editor @ Semrush.
Using Watir to automate web browsers with Ruby
Posted on November 9, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Browser automation describes the process of programmatically performing certain actions in the browser (or handing these actions over to robots) that might otherwise be quite tedious or repetitive to be performed manually by a human. By Jude Ero.
Building a secure SaaS application with Amazon API Gateway and Auth0 by Okta
Posted on November 8, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
Most applications require a form of identity service to manage, authenticate, and authorize users. In software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, multi-tenancy adds specific challenges to this task that are important aspects to consider when designing a multi-tenant identity management service. By Humberto Somensi.
What is green computing?
Posted on November 7, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Green computing, also called sustainable computing, aims to maximize energy efficiency and minimize environmental impact in the ways computer chips, systems and software are designed and used. By Rick Merritt.
The future is serverless
Posted on November 6, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Why serverless computing is the future of all cloud computing. Since the introduction of cloud computing, the field experienced a series of back-and-forth evolutions, partly driven by cost factors that repeated themselves in various guises. However, in recent years, a new motivating factor might help cement the next evolution of cloud computing. By Michael Maximilien, David Hadas, Angelo Danducci II, Simon Moser.
Message routing and topics, thought shift
Posted on November 3, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
A lot has changed - Memory, Storage, and CPU are cheaper and available on demand. Cloud technologies have also disrupted this domain; we now have Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) - Scaling, Load Balancing, and DR responsibilities have been delegated to the Cloud service providers. By Giri Venkatesan.
What to consider when modernizing APIs with GraphQL on AWS
Posted on November 2, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length intermediate
In the next few years, companies will build over 500 million new applications, more than has been developed in the previous 40 years combined (see IDC article). API operations enable innovation. By Lewis Tang.
How to improve your cloud cost forecasting
Posted on November 1, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Since technology usage is often an organization's highest expenditure after personnel costs, effectively forecasting cloud spend is vital to planning, negotiating, and achieving sustainable economies of scale as you grow and mature your business on the cloud. So, what can you can do to more accurately predict future cloud costs? In particular, how can you forecast your AWS spend for the next month, quarter, or year? By John Klacynski.