It's been a crazy couple of weeks. We were in Vegas all of last week for AWS Re:Invent - and hosted a secret party that was loads of fun 🍻🤫 To those of you new to the newsletter, welcome 👋 Just published: the end of life of Node 8.10 on AWS Lambda. Are you prepared? Cheers,
Roman Krivtsov explains how Travis first brought CI/CD to GitHub with YAML, what happened next, and the issues with this approach.
Running list of definitions of "as code" buzzwords.
Gergely Orosz of Uber shares his personal take on what good code reviews look like and how to make them even better at the team and organizational level.
They went to 3 to 2,300 engineers. How they did it: small teams of 10 people or less per team.
Jean Yang talks about some of the ways GDPR and CCPA can influence software and practical solutions to protecting data privacy and security.
"Many APIs today use JSON as a message format. It is simple, has parsers available for many programming languages, and is easy for humans to read and write. However, JSON only gets us part of the way to what I really would think of as self-describing messages." Jon Moore talks about JSON-LD for bringing additional conventions that add meaning to the content of your JSON.
git-subtrac is brought to you by the maker of git-subtree. It's similar, except it uses real git submodules.