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October 31, 2021

October 27, 2021

Next.js 12

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 Teklinks No comments

Update today by running npm i next@latest. We want to make every Next.js application build faster for production, and get instant feedback in local development. Next.js 12 includes a brand new Rust compiler that takes advantage of native compilation.

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October 26, 2021

Engineering Principles ⭐

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Teklinks No comments

Autonomy — the desire to be self-directed. We get motivation and joy by having control over our life. Mastery — the desire to improve our craft. We get satisfaction by getting better at what we do.

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SRE Doesn’t Scale

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 Teklinks No comments

We encounter a lot of organizations talking about or attempting to implement SRE as part of our consulting at Real Kinetic. We’ve even discussed and debated ourselves, ad nauseam, how we can apply it at our own product company, Witful.

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October 25, 2021

October 24, 2021

Write Professional Emails the Right Way

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Writing professional emails is a fine art. You want them to stand out and have a clear message. I have many years of experience writing emails for clients, coworkers, volunteers, marketing lists, and more. Here, I share what I’ve found works best.

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Automating Data Protection at Scale, Part 1

Sunday, October 24, 2021 Teklinks No comments

Part one of a series on how we provide powerful, automated, and scalable data privacy and security engineering capabilities at Airbnb. Our community of hosts and guests trust that we will keep their data safe and honor their privacy rights.

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October 20, 2021

What’s new in Web Payments

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Teklinks No comments

It’s been a while since my previous post, but Web Payments team at Google including myself have been commited to work on improving it. Some may wonder what’s giong on with it, so let me share my talk at an online event called “web.

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October 19, 2021

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October 12, 2021

Should engineering managers be technical?

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Teklinks No comments

They continued, ‘Like, shouldn’t we be able to hire people into these engineering management roles if they have management skills, but not necessarily any software engineering skills? Why do we treat one skillset as non-negotiable, and the other as easily learnable? And since we’re always tell

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Scalable logging for microservices

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Teklinks No comments

A scalable and feature-rich log management and exploration platform is imperative for the successful operations of any medium to large backend engineering team. It is one of the most important, but often neglected tool for infrastructure observability.

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JavaScript Object Immutability

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 Teklinks No comments

Object immutability is an important concept in any programming language. It restricts object modifications and prevents unwanted changes. In this article, I will discuss how we can implement object immutability in JavaScript using freeze() and seal() methods.

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October 10, 2021

Penetration and Security in JavaScript

Sunday, October 10, 2021 Teklinks No comments

Are you sure you are ensuring your code to be used as intended? Are you preventing it from beeing used in a malicious way? If what comes your way is putting guards in your functions, this post will open up a world for you as this one was for me. Using checks is not enough.

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October 5, 2021

How We Build Micro Frontends With Lattice

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Written by Michael Possumato, Nick Tomlin, Jordan Andree, Andrew Shim, and Rahul Pilani. As we continue to grow here at Netflix, the needs of Revenue and Growth Engineering are rapidly evolving; and our tools must also evolve just as rapidly.

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How to handle Time Zones in JavaScript

Tuesday, October 05, 2021 Teklinks No comments

When building web applications, we typically consider two types of time zones. The most common one is server time, which act’s as the reference for date and time tracking, which is pretty straightforward. However, there are instances where we need to track the end user’s date and time.

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October 4, 2021