We are not delivering code, but user experiences. Code is just means to an end, and React allows us to focus less on the code and more on what it is supposed to do.
The other day I stumbled upon a funny Onion fake news report of the local man whose one-beer plan went terribly awry. Knowing how I professed undying love to ReactJS in the previous article, and extrapolating from life that after every night on the town comes the morning of reckoning, it is time to revisitContinue reading “ReactJS: The Day After”
Following the fruitful series of open source contributions that include Kraken.js, PayPal has done it again with react-engine that brings true isomorphism to modern Web apps.
It is better to be the one creating the new work than fighting over it.
I am moving on to Cloud Data Analytics. If you are in Toronto and like areas such as Node.js micro-services, front-end Web UIs, REST APIs, come and join me.
There are many worthy ideas in the Spotify engineering model. Some of them are a refinement of the matrixed models from the past. Most can be used without all the gaming jargon.
Any attempts at nano-services, trying to deploy micro-services manually, using them because they are trendy without real need, or re-using them between multiple systems will result in a disappointment we don’t really need at the moment.
Whether you are a guy at a reclaimed wood desk overlooking San Francisco’s Mission district, or a girl in Africa at a reclaimed computer in a school built by a humanitarian mission, we are approaching the time when what we will only be limited by our creativity, and by our ability to dream and build great apps.
When I was a kid, I went to the movies to watch Mel Brooks’ “History of The World, Part I”. I had a great time and could not wait for the sequel (that featured, among other things, Hitler on ice, a Viking funeral and laser-shooting rabbis in ‘Jews in Space’ teaser). Alas, ‘Part II’ never came.Continue reading “Isomorphic Apps Part 2: Node, React.js, and Socket.io”
Update: I have received a ton of feedback on this post, and some of the well meaning criticism is concerned with the term ‘dysfunctional’, considering it a bit ‘judgy’ from somebody that is supposed to help these same teams. Apart from yielding a catchy title, Hacker News reader was spot on when he declared myContinue reading “Micro-Services for Dysfunctional Teams”