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.
An enterprise service bus (ESB) is a software architecture that allows for the integration of enterprise applications and services.
Since an enterprise service bus is a middle layer communication tool there are a number of great features that might exist.
In this article, we talk about how to map over a NodeList.
Aurora is part of Amazon Web Service’s Relational Database Service. Aurora is a MySQL or PostgreSQL compatible database build for the cloud.
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.
AWS CloudWatch is a monitoring solution that’s provided by Amazon Web Services. It’s really a big service that contains a large collection of monitoring tools.
Deleting node_modules on Windows 7 and Windows 10 can be a frustrating experience if you try to do it from Windows Explorer or Command-Line because the file path names tend to get really long.
The pay per use pricing model of function as a service makes it appear to be really cheap. For a lot of workloads, it is really a lot cheaper and maybe even free. There’s a lot of costs that can quickly add up and surprise businesses.
Up until recently, if you were building websites you pretty much always used jQuery. jQuery really simplified working with the browser document object model (DOM) and doing really custom animations.
In this blog post, we go through how to jQuery with the Lightning Locker Service turned on.
It’s not secret that the cloud can be a lot cheaper than running hardware in our own data center. Unfortunately, a lot of AWS accounts spend a lot of money they don’t need to because of automation or things not getting shut off. In this blog post, we’ll cover some of the ways to reducing Cloud Costs in AWS.
As you may have noticed, fetch doesn’t work in Node.js.
The fetch API isn’t implemented in Node, so you need to use a package that implements it and then use that.
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.
Over the years, I’ve worked on a number of projects where we deal with user or company provided images which are often very large resolutions which take a long time to download on mobile phones or or poor internet connections.
This is a simple script that can be used to compress images and avoid potential costs of a service like Kraken.io
The Lightning Data Service really simplifies our development within Aura and within Lightning Web Components.
Implementing caching within Salesforce Lightning is really easy!