As engineers, it’s nothing new that we’re required to juggle a variety of constantly emerging technologies. Whether you’re are just starting or you’ve just received the technical requirements for a project, this is something all of us have or will go through in software development.
Shiny object syndrome is a term used when someone focuses all their attention on what is current and trendy rather than focusing on what is currently being done. Developers are creatives which is why it’s not surprising that it happens a lot in teams.
But not all is lost, and you quickly turn this around to make yourself a better developer.
At the end of the development is a creative process, and it becomes your job to experiment with things to keep up. However, it is important to solidify your focus for the big ideas to materialize.
Hooks have amplified what is possible on your react application, whether it is introducing complex states or smart patterns. They have made the transition from a class to functional components easier for front-end developers using React.
The memo hook provided by React that allows you to optimize UI performance is what we look at. Still, this article allows you to understand the problem that React.memo is meant to solve: Re-renders and what really happens when the state is updated by a child.
There are issues that come with memoizing every component in your application that the article already references, and it points to another post you can read to avoid this technique. It’s short and very visual, which makes it really educational, so give it a read.
Organisations collect a lot of information and data across different channels and services. This makes it difficult when it comes to collecting that data to use for data analytics.
This is why we use ETL services to look at all your data silos, EXTRACT the data from them, TRANSFORM it into singular clean data and LOAD it into one destination.
Glue is an AWS service that does exactly that (ETL). Although what makes it different are the following 3:
In the spirit of the main topic, here are a few terms you can use to confuse people further.
Build fast, fast with Imba.io
Check out this new web language, built and used by the homies at Scrimba. What is the selling points? Time-saving syntax and the Memoimized DOM that brings faster builds.
The team has announced their series D to work on its open-source software, enterprise offering and expand its team.
Git version 2.33 is now available with new features that introduce new strategies and bug fixes that make actions like maintenance a lot easier. Github Codespaces is now available to teams.