Tech Snacks by Passionate People

A recurring segment during our weekly company call (This week at Passionate People), is called "Tech Snacks" where we share some interesting tech updates, releases, blog posts and news from all across the web, curated specially for our team.

Passionate People Tech Snacks for Week 36, 2021

Clean Architecture on Frontend
Not very long ago I gave a talk about the clean architecture on frontend. In this post I'm outlining...
Framework-free, no-build websites: how far can they take you in 2021?
Using the Platform
Domain Partitions: How To Find a Healthy Balance Between Microservices and Monoliths
An in-depth look at an architectural pattern that will suit the majority of small- to medium-sized companies
Vector? Raster? Why Not Both!—
A post by Zach Leatherman (zachleat)
How to Reduce HTTP Calls From 15 Lines to 2 Lines Using React SWR
Drastically improve the user experience with less code.
Shoelace provides a collection of professionally designed, every day UI components built on a framework-agnostic technology.
Twitter's div Soup and Uglyfied CSS, Explained
What Are Proper Use Cases For Snapshot Testing React Components?
Snapshot testing your React components is convenient, easy, and low effort, but they are also unreliable, unrealistic, and volatile. Over the years, they have fallen out of favour in the field of React testing. This article looks into the remaining proper use cases for snapshot testing React components.
Element diversity
Some thoughts on why we use the div element so much.
The power of framing a problem
I’m enjoying Marianne Bellotti’s book Kill It With Fire, which is a kind of guidebook for software modernization projects (think: migrating legacy systems). In Chapter Five, she talks a…
Kill It with Fire: Manage Aging Computer Systems (and Future Proof Modern Ones) a book by Marianne Bellotti
Kill It with Fire chronicles the challenges of dealing with aging computer systems, along with sound modernization strategies. How to survive a legacy apocalypse "Kill it with fire," the typical first reaction to a legacy system falling into obsolescence, is a knee-jerk approach that often burns through tons of money and time only to result in a less efficient solution. This book offers a far more forgiving modernization framework, laying out smart value-add strategies and proven techniques that work equally well for ancient systems and brand-new ones. Renowned for restoring some of the world's oldest, messiest computer networks to operational excellence, software engineering expert Marianne Bellotti distills key lessons and insights from her experience into practical, research-backed guidance to help you determine when and how to modernize. With witty, engaging prose, Bellotti explains why new doesn't always mean better, weaving in illuminating case studies and anecdotes from her work in the field. You'll learn: - Where to focus your maintenance efforts for maximum impact and value - How to pick the right modernization solutions for your specific needs and keep your plans on track - How to assess whether your migrations will add value before you invest in them - What to consider before moving data to the cloud - How to determine when a project is finished Packed with resources, exercises, and flexible frameworks for organizations of all ages and sizes, Kill It with Fire will give you a vested interest in your technology's future.
Cloud Functions supports min instances. | Google Cloud Blog
Setting ‘min instances’ on your Cloud Functions applications translates to lower startup times.

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