1. What happens when you extract a function anyway?

    Imagine you’ve got this snippet of code: (If this looks scary, try reading the original code from testdouble.js—I’ve made some changes to it here that make it a bit uglier)
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 28, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Kevin Baribeau
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    JavaScript
  2. I'm ashamed to say it.

    When I was in college and job searching, I had an interviewing experience that still haunts my nightmares. The process involved a series of onsite conversations and activities that was meant to last all day.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 22, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Brittany Moore
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    Miscellaneous
  3. Abusing Promises as a Locking Mechanism

    One of my favorite things about Promises in JavaScript is that they have a well-defined and narrow purpose: you ask for data and get a Promise that will give it to you asynchronously.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 14, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Neal Lindsay
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    JavaScript
  4. Debrief: Lead Dev New York 2019

    Last weekend I packed a head cold and a southern nonchalance towards weather preparation1, and flew northeast to attend The Lead Developer conference in New York. It wasn’t until I got there that it occurred to me I had bought my ticket based entirely on my experiences at the 2018 version of this conference in Austin, and had no idea who was going to be speaking at this one.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    May 6, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Brittany Moore
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    Miscellaneous
  5. Consulting like Cucumbers - Prescott's Pickle Principle

    At Test Double, we talk about pickles a lot. This isn’t because our company is home to a niche subculture of foodies, although that would be awesome. It’s also not related to Cucumber, Gherkin, or the other tasty-sounding testing tools that I often baffle my search engine with1.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    April 29, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Brittany Moore
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    Consulting
  6. Learning Go: A Diplomatic Approach

    Despite the fact that it’s been around longer than I’ve been a programmer, I feel like the buzz around the Go programming language has increased of late. This might be why, a few weeks ago, the company I’m working with announced their intention to start migrating portions of their Node microservices into Go.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    March 15, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Brittany Moore
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    Development
  7. Embracing NoOps

    In The Olden Days™ of web development, a single FTP server and a bash script were all that was necessary to deploy and serve an application. If it worked on your machine, it was good enough for the rest of the connected world.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    March 11, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Micah Adams
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    DevOps
  8. Running Node on Raspberry Pi

    Last Christmas I received a gift so diabolical it ruined many weekends and kept me up at night. It was a brand new Raspberry Pi Zero. The possibilities were too endless for my finite brain to handle, so I took the only obvious course of action.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    January 18, 2019
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Kaleb Lape
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    JavaScript
  9. The Problem with Paydown - and your team's happiness

    Your credit card debt is out. of. control. What do you do? Budget paydown! In software development, we try to apply that same idea of budgeting paydown to technical debt in our applications.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    December 7, 2018
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Sam Jones
    Category An icon of a paper organzier Categories
    Process
  10. My first talk in Spanish

    This was originally posted at https://juancaicedo.com/blog/first-talk-in-spanish My first talk in Spanish This week I’ll be giving a talk at NodeConf Argentina. It’s going to be my first time giving a talk in Spanish.
    Time An icon of a clock Publish Date
    October 23, 2018
    Person An icon of a human figure Authors
    Juan Caicedo
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    Speaking

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