This blog post is an extension to my previous blog posts on tools for good software design and tools for good software design, part II, as such I’m not giving it a full bump in the part number In the previous posts I mentioned six principles: “KISS” principle, and the importance of keeping things simple “Single Responsibility” that really helps […]

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This is the first part of a series of articles on asynchronous programming in JavaScript and it deals with mechanisms and constructs that make it possible. Later parts will talk about various paradigms, common pitfalls and best practices and discuss various code examples. Why? JavaScript has been around for a long time. The last half-a-decade […]

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Along with the company’s awesome decision to “move from Ruby to Node.js”, we (the almighty DevOps) were introduced to a great challenge: create a full CI process. Within that process we had to implement an easy to use deployment tool, we then decided to use: GitHub is a web-based Git repository hosting service Jenkins is an automation […]

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This is the second part of me putting in ink (well, digital ink) a list of tools/rules/principles I’m utilizing over and over again in my job as a software engineer, designer and architect. In the previous post, I mentioned four principles: the “KISS” principle – and the importance of keeping things simple, the “Single Responsibility” principle […]

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Representations of business logics is the earliest challenge of any front end testing project. Testing infrastructures need to represent business logic from an end user perspective to faithfully mirror user stories. The Page Object design pattern is the most commonly used for testing web and app pages. It is used to embody the business functionality […]

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As a web developer, Chrome Dev Tools help you debug your application. Knowing how to use Chrome Dev Tools will help you track down issues. There is some useful advanced options in the Dev Tools that are less known, learning them can improve your workflow in order to track your issues. This post will presents 14 tips […]

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In the micro-services architecture, when we persist data, sometimes we keep referenced entities ids to another micro service’s DB. This can be considered as side effect of the architecture.  lets describe a scenario. Service S1 has collection C1 with a referenced id to Service S2 on collection C2. We want to find all documents that has a referenced […]

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