Release notes are usually written in the present tense and provide details about any changes in a new software version.
Cloud computing is basically using servers whether they be for databases, storage, application or something else through the internet.
Cloud computing’s inherent strengths are elasticity, ability to automate infrastructure management, enhanced reliability and reduced cost.
In my everyday life as technology leader (“tech lead”) and full stack developer I run into a lot of problems that need to be solved every day.
TDD is a lot more than vanity metrics like the percentage of code covered by tests. Test Driven Development (TDD) is a development process that consists of the tests being designed and written before most of the code is written.
Excel is a really commonly used spreadsheet program that lots of companies use to transmit data. Finding a really good library that doesn’t require Excel to exist on the server can be really hard.
Developing locally makes a lot more sense than deploying to a dev environment consistently because it helps save time, save some cloud costs, and avoids obvious embarrassment. 🙂
A business plan is a long formal written document that talks about the founders or executive team’s vision for the company and how they plan to achieve that vision. Business plans are a huge amount of effort for a startup company that isn’t really selling to customers yet, might not even have a product, and…
There’s no point to putting time, effort, and money into a product that no one would buy or use. So many startups are launched with a great idea, but no results end up being developed. …
Prettier is a code formatter that can automatically format code when save is pressed. I like using prettier to format my code because it saves me a lot of time and a lot of energy.
A code review is having someone other than the author check someone else’s code for errors or mistakes. Code Reviews are a great time to share knowledge, and learn from one another. I find that often code reviews have a lot of really common mistakes that make them a less effective.
Martin Fowler defines refactoring as “Refactoring is the process of changing a software system in such a way that it does not alter the external behaviour of the code yet improve its internal structure.” I like to define it as “Refactoring is a systematic process of improving code without adding or taking away functionality…
Dealing with technical debt is one of the greatest frustrations and demotivaters to development teams. Technical debt is accumulated through out the software development lifecycle. Over time, the code becomes less and less clean which results in making changes more and more difficult.
As a developer and technology manager, I like to set really high standards to ensure that code is easy to read (understandable), simple enough for the task, and commented well enough that almost anybody could understand what is going on.
I don’t think jQuery is dead at this point, but it’s growth seems to be slowing.
A product manager is the person responsible for the creation of a particular product for a company or organization.
After ten years or so of working in technology, I thought it was time to put together some thoughts.
There’s a lot of things that matter as a technologist, but writing code is only one of many.
SR&ED stands for Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED). SR&ED is a tax incentive for completing scientific research and experimental development.
If you don’t do the upfront work and create the needed systems to document time, failures, and learnings you will have a very difficult time making a good claim and a really difficult time standing in front of a CRA auditor.
Arrays are usually used to store a list of elements that need to be accessed by a single variable.
When trying to invoke any of your lambda functions if you are getting an error that says “lambda is not a function” the problem is likely that the handler is misspelled in the serverless.yml file OR you aren’t exporting modules.exports.handler and are instead exporting something else.