With almost everyone developing on a microservices architecture, HTTP clients are one of the most used libraries in projects. So while developing a service which calls another service, a question arose - "What if I do an http request without an await in Node.js?" Is there such a t ... More...


You are working on a TypeScript project and everything feels right, the code is neat, not only it is working you also feel that it is correct. As you code increases, one day you encounter this monstrosity -

import { calculateMultiplier, roundToTwo } from '../../../utils'

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With everything moving to TypeScript and even Python + Ruby looking at adding some sort of types one could assume that strong typing is winning the battle against dynamic typing. ... More...


Rails 5.1 introduced a feature that I like a lot - encrypted secrets. To secure sensitive data like passwords or tokens, Rails allows you to write them in encrypted configuration file. With an encryption key we are able to read those secrets like a normal configuration file, but w ... More...


While I strongly believe that Rail/Node/Elixir provide great development speed (and feature set) with good performance sometimes companies or developers really love the JVM and type safety. I personally like the JVM but I am not a big fan of Java's verbosity (or Scala's complexity) so I tend to av ... More...


Introduction

Back in the day running side projects was easier, we bought a server, then installed Ruby and Postgres on it and boom the server was ready for deployment. Then we used good old Capistrano to push the newer versions of the application to the server somehow. Tro ... More...