While recently working with a frontend engineer it struck me that the most basic of applications have massive amounts of dependencies. Specifically React configured as a simple UI for a… Read More »Have we just replaced `Dependency Hell` for a `Hell of a lot of Dependency`?
Today I got to a change request that read something to the order of ‘move all this code from place X, the new namespace Y. By the way, it is… Read More »A prime example of why automated testing works…
Preface: I am a huge supporter of containerized distributed applications. It give me all sorts of nerd good feelings. One of the biggest arguments for containerization of applications is that… Read More »Is the argument of ‘application portability’ a valid one for containerization?
Backstory: Another week, another evening at the Pub with some friends and colleges. Somehow or the other we got on the topic of database insert performance and how long it would… Read More »Out of the box performance: PHP + PDO + MariaDB
Opps; forgot to circle back to this… So we finally got it working. Local and Jenkins automated testing that couples with Lambda for media processing! What we ended up doing… Read More »AWS Lambda and automated testing (pt2).
…specifically the Yii2: ORM and DB module and transactions. The Yii2 $I->seeRecord() & related methods do NOT use the same connection ID as the DB module. So doing actions such… Read More »PSA: Do not use Codeception DB and Yii2 modules together…
A corner stone of the IT/Dev career field is this: ‘never stop learning’. I like to expand on it and include ‘When you stop learning, your start becoming worthless’. While… Read More »Another month, another set of continuing education courses.