Jose Valim (the creator of Elixir) recently asked developers from all programming languages to contribute a solution to a short coding challenge based on a real world use case that I had come up while building an Elixir application. Here’s what happened.
Nick does a great job with these videos. If you’ve never given Turbolinks a serious look, this would be 20 minutes well spent. We’ve been using Turbolinks for 4+ years now with great success.
Nick Janetakis joins Jerod backstage to talk shop. We discuss how Nick is using the Changelog.com source code as a guide to build his video course platform, coding practices we’ve developed over the years, how to balance between shipping features and creating content, newsletters as the new social network, how Nick makes his videos, and a whole lot more.
Nick Janetakis has been using Vim for just over a month, but he’s gotten up to speed pretty quickly and is ready to help you do the same:
I think it’s worth writing posts like this while you’re still a semi-beginner because once you’ve been using something for a really long time, it’s easy to forget the details of what helped you out early on.
Nick Janetakis takes on the most common argument against 80 chars per line:
If that’s what you’re thinking, definitely give this a read. He makes a strong case. One thing is for sure, you don’t want to end up like this guy… 😆
Let’s talk about when it might be a good or bad idea to start using microservices. SPOILER ALERT: it’s not the same for every project.
Yes. This is what we’re hearing as well. Break off a piece or part of your app that needs a different level of scale, language, or other to solve the problem better and make it a service.