Category: Blog
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
16 Jul, 2019

Let’s loop – for…in vs for…of

These two alternatives to for loops are wonderful, but they do different things. Let's understand them better!
Ryan Van Fleet
Ryan Van Fleet
11 Jul, 2019

Data Identification and Persistence – Extract Transform and Load Part 5

The final two steps, identification and persistence, can make or break the data chain. Identification handles the deduplication of data and informs the system of it should be persistence. Understanding how data will be used by the system informs if the data is Single, Submitter, Transaction Source. Once data...
Jason Mao
Jason Mao
10 Jul, 2019

AWS Re:Inforce After Action Report

Two weeks ago I took a whirlwind trip to Boston to attend AWS Re:Inforce – the inaugural security focused AWS conference. Being the first of its kind, the AWS event planning team definitely has some kinks to iron out. Overall this two-day conference is just about right in duration,...
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
10 Jul, 2019

5 Uses for the Spread Operator

JavaScript has a bunch of syntax that aims to make your life easier as a developer. The spread operator is a particularly popular option, so let's see what you can do with it!
Frank Oelschlager
Frank Oelschlager
09 Jul, 2019

Congrats, New Lead Engineer! Now What?

Congratulations, you just got promoted to Lead Engineer. You’ve been working with your team for 2 or 3 years and your talents have been recognized by company leadership, or perhaps you made the jump to a new gig for the career advancement. Either way, you’ve got a whole new...
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
03 Jul, 2019

Frank Oelschlager Shares a Technical Debt Case Study

Gábor Zöld of Coding Sans has written an excellent piece on technical debt: Technical Debt: Everything You Need To Know, And How To Manage It In it, Frank recounts a particularly harrowing case of how the accretion of short cuts and outmoded practices shut productivity down. “ had...
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
02 Jul, 2019

Introducing Object.fromEntries

We're learning about ES2019 and this entry is all about understanding the Object.fromEntries function.
Jeff Adams
Jeff Adams
26 Jun, 2019

AWS SAM API with Cognito

It’s official! AWS has decided that Lambdas are our hammer, and we’re all wandering around looking for nails. AWS Lambda is a serverless computer service that lives in a container and runs in response to an event. AWS orchestrates that container for you and exposes it to the world...
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
25 Jun, 2019

Understanding Array.prototype.flatMap

ES2019 added a new function called flatMap for manipulating arrays. In this post we're going to learn all about it.
Bill Lenoir
Bill Lenoir
19 Jun, 2019

The User Experience for Experienced Users

The trouble with experienced users is that they think they know everything. The problem is, they do! They might even know your product better than you do. But then that leads them to make assumptions that can trip them up when they encounter an unusual use case. So while...