Software Development

Jul
15
Scaling is hard

Scaling is hard

Money makes the world go round, and money maths and flow drive more than we realize. Two posts, 10 years apart, shine a light on why scaling is hard.
3 min read
Apr
27
Hate cookie banners? Want more privacy? Me too!

Hate cookie banners? Want more privacy? Me too!

Metrics without cookies is possible (and easy), trends and targeting can be done with privacy in mind. So let's do it.
6 min read
Apr
23
API testing in the browser?

API testing in the browser?

With Cypress.io you /CAN/ test APIs via the browser, but it's not great - we made it better.
4 min read
Mar
11
#NoEstimates?

#NoEstimates?

Some people think you don't need to estimate software development work. I am not so sure.
6 min read
Mar
08
Code Metrics

Code Metrics

Q: "How can we measure a software development teams performance?" A: "Metrics!"
5 min read
Oct
03
Make Your React Components Pretty  - WalmartLabs

Make Your React Components Pretty - WalmartLabs

Make Your React Components Pretty 💅 – WalmartLabsSome nice tips in here, i disagree with some (e.g. we don’t
Sep
28
Oh, shit, git!

Oh, shit, git!

Oh, shit, git!Because every now and then… you mess up - luckly git got your back.
Sep
23
Mob Programming - All the brilliant people working on the same thing,...

Mob Programming - All the brilliant people working on the same thing,...

Mob Programming – All the brilliant people working on the same thing, at the same time, in the same space, and
Sep
22
React Storybook

React Storybook

React StorybookWe’ve been using this at work - its so much more than it seems. Try it. The
Sep
19

On DRY and the cost of wrongful abstractions

On DRY and the cost of wrongful abstractionsCould not agree more developers spend 10:1 reading vs writing code. Optimist