Codest’s weekly report of best tech articles. How far out is AWS Fargate? (17)

AWS Fargate is a tool that is very useful in certain situations while at the same time feeling profoundly weird to use. We’ve had an article about deploying Rails to it just last week - this week we’ll take a look at what it actually is. And much more.

How to find market fit for your product?

Finding the right market fit for a product in development is the goal of every startup, yet most startups struggle with this. I have noticed over the course of my many years working with startups that this is a big challenge, without which scaling and further business development is not possible.

Codest’s good practice for building software: GitFlow

This document was written in order to unify the internal company Git Flow rules. This method is not introducing pure Git Flow, as it is a mix of both Git Flow and GitLab Flow, with best company practices worked over many years. It helps keep a clean and readable history of the repository and better control over changes and project lifecycles. 

React: the most popular JavaScript framework

In a report published by Stack OverFlow, React was named as the second most-used framework in software development in 2019. It is also the most popular JavaScript programming language library. This is a great reason to take a closer look at this technology and its construction, functionality and use.

Codest’s weekly report of best tech articles. Why is modern web development so complicated? (16)

Modern web development can be extremely complicated. How did we get here and what do we do about it? This and much more you can find below. Enjoy!

What is the real state of startup entrepreneurship in Norway?

Have you ever wondered whether Norway is a good place for the development of startups? It is a common opinion that while Norway is characterized by a very stable economy, start-up entrepreneurship in the country is no longer at such a high level. To find out what the situation really looks like, I decided to look a little closer.

JavaScript is the most commonly used programming language in 2019

Stack Overflow has published the annual Developer Survey for the ninth time. This study was conducted as a 20-minute survey with a group of over 90,000 developers. The results presented in the report are worth your attention.

Codest’s success story. How did I start my career from Ruby developer to COO at Codest?

This time, my article will be a bit unusual. I would like to share the story of what led me to the place where I am today. Over 10 years ago, I started my adventure as a Ruby on Rails developer. Today I am the Chief Operating Officer at Codest. Do you want to find out how I managed to get here?

Codest’s weekly report of best tech articles. The hardest thing about data encryption (15)

Some things in programming are just hard. Like dates - implementing your own date library from scratch would be an absolute nightmare. But if bugs with dates can be bad bugs with encryption can be catastrophic. Find a discussion of the hardest thing to get right in the context of data encryption and much more below.

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