Weekly report of best tech articles. A small knowledge pills with Codest (2)

Whether you work with Ruby, JavaScript, or are more interested in DevOps topics, we’ve got something for you. Here are the staff’s top picks of the week.

MJIT Support in Ruby 2.6

By Sudeep Tarlekar @ BigBinary

We’re constantly looking for ways to eke out the last sliver of performance from our code, machines and platforms. We’re therefore very excited about the arrival of JIT-like performance optimizations in Ruby. But what really is MJIT? Read on to find out.

https://blog.bigbinary.com/2019/03/05/mjit-support-in-ruby-2-6.html

Responsible JavaScript

By Jeremy Wagner

Ever felt like your JS bundle is just a little too big? Jeremy discusses bundle sizes, code execution penalties, older devices and similar trappings of what we’ve come to know as modern JavaScript.

https://alistapart.com/article/responsible-javascript-part-1/

Demystifying Functional Reactive Programming

By Timo Stöttner

It seems like functional programming is all the rage these days, with the rise of languages such as Elixir and the practice gaining an ever-larger following amongst JavaScript developers. What is functional reactive programming though?

https://itnext.io/demystifying-functional-reactive-programming-67767dbe520b

The Fargate Illusion

By Lee Briggs

Your Kubernetes cluster got you down? Hearing the siren song of AWS Fargate? Tempted by the promise of easy scalability in seconds? Lee puts forth an honest and captivating comparison of both worlds – and spins a cautionary tale.

http://leebriggs.co.uk/blog/2019/04/13/the-fargate-illusion.html

Tools we love

– whatthegem – a CLI tools attempting to answer the most common questions one can have about a gem

– ruumba – have Rubocop lint your ERB templates as well as your code

Bonus! Did you get one of those fancy new WPA3-enabled routers? Bad news: WPA3 may be pwnable almost as easily as WPA2. 😢

Read also:

– Why Ruby on Rails is a good choice for software development? My personal thoughts

– ‘Cody the game’… A story of the special game for Ruby programmers

– EU-Startups Summit 2019 is coming! Why should you be there?

Next

Let's start a project

Estimate project