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Software & Data Architecture: Part 1

The definitions of ‘information architecture’ and ‘data architecture’ are, unfortunately, pretty broad. They cover many areas of systems engineering and are applicable across several disciplines, including the design of business processes, user experiences, and software implementations. Every concept you can find in any accepted definition for the terms has value.

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Software & Data Architecture: Part 1

The definitions of ‘information architecture’ and ‘data architecture’ are, unfortunately, pretty broad. They cover many areas of systems engineering and are applicable across several disciplines, including the design of business processes, user experiences, and software implementations. Every concept you can find in any accepted definition for the terms has value.

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The State of Machine Learning 2023

2022 increased the public spotlight on AI like no other year with the virality of image generation tools like DALL-E and Midjourney, text compositions from ChatGPT, and the increasing sophistication of humanoid robots.

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Intro to tRPC

The benefits of TypeScript are numerous, from strong type safety, code maintenance to refactoring, and more. It’s also not uncommon today for web developers to be responsible for both the front end and the back end of a project.

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Advanced TypeScript 4.8 Concepts: Classes and Types

Originally published November 2018. Updated November 2022.

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The Definitive TypeScript 4.8 Guide

Originally published October 2018. Updated November 2022. This article describes the features and functionality of TypeScript 4.8.

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TypeScript 4.8 Cheat Sheet

This cheat sheet is an adjunct to our Definitive TypeScript Guide. Originally published November 2018.

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The Basics of Proxy

Modern JavaScript is amazing. There are so many features you might not have had a chance to use, and some that are probably being utilized by some of your favorite frameworks and tooling.

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Intro to HTML-first Frontend Frameworks

In the beginning was HTML, and our pages were fast. But they were boring, so we added JavaScript.  JavaScript ended up being so capable that we ended up creating entire applications with it, dynamically creating and destroying DOM interactively to users’ delight.

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Intro to Feature Toggles

Feature toggles (sometimes referred to as feature flags) are an engineering practice aiming to control application behavior without the need to deploy a code change. The behaviors that toggles can affect range from hiding under development features, limited feature release (canary) to a subset of users, or used to switch to fallback implementation in the event of a system issue, and more.

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CI/CD Challenges: An Enterprise Overview of Continuous Integration, Delivery, and Deployment

Continuous integration, continuous delivery, and continuous deployment implementations cover a wide range of automation possibilities for your software. This article will provide an overview of these three principles, the benefits they can bring to your engineering efficiency, and potential challenges.

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Intl for Your Apps

At some point when you build applications with a wide user base, you find that you need to support various combinations of languages and locales. This could be in the form of having to support a locale from the browser, or maybe a user has defined their preferred locale in their profile, so you need to display data in a different locale from the browser default.

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Jest + ESM: Almost There…

Jest is one of the most popular testing frameworks, but it hasn’t really kept up with the growing support for native JavaScript modules (ESM) in the developer community. A fresh install of Jest will simply not work with native modules.

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The Basics of a Monorepo: Where Projects Go to Meet

You may not need a monorepo, but it’s useful to know what they are and what they have to offer. You could have a monorepo that is a mix of frontend, backend, utilities, linters, or more, each with its own set of build tools, and various needs.

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