Microservices are quickly becoming a preferred pattern for modern software applications. And while the pattern certainly has clear benefits for some use-cases, it’s not always the best choice.
If you’re a leader of an engineering team, you’ve likely had this survey from HackerRank thrown into your inbox. And, if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably ignored it every time it’s been shared with you.
Today, I'm pleased to announce the first major release of Zappa - a system for running "serverless" Python web applications using AWS Lambda and AWS API Gateway. Zappa handles all of the configuration and deployment automatically - now, you can deploy an infinitely scalable application to the cloud with a single command - all for a minute fraction of the cost of a traditional web server.
Putting Down the Tools, Avoiding the #1 Mistake All New Software Company Owners Make in a Crisis
You sat down to work today and see *Find an iOS Developer* staring back at you from the top of your to do list. This isn’t a straightforward task like “complete expense report”, “buy new coffee filters” or “fire Ralph” - this will take time, technique, and steady effort to complete.
Hello Fellow Developers! As we trek along deeper into the computing wilderness and climb to the higher rungs of development, we become keenly aware of the unfullfilled needs of the development community. These needs tend to be sated by brave souls who endeavor to author APIs. Some quintessential examples of this courage are jQuery, D3, and OpenLayers, just to name few.