Ken Rimple

The look forward – one consultant’s view on tech trends in 2023

As 2022 comes to a close, here are some of the technologies, patterns and strategies I'm watching for 2023. This list is from my perspective, I'm sure if you poll others here at Chariot they'd have their own. The Big Serverless Push Watching the re:Invent keynote last month, you'd be hard pressed to miss Werner … Read More

Turbopack benchmark numbers questioned by Vite creator, Evan You

In the most recent release of Next.js, an alpha of a rust-based build tool was made available in alpha as a preview. This tool, Turbopack, is written by a team that includes the Webpack founder, Tobias Koppers who recently joined Vercel. Turbopack build performance claims During a presentation by Turbopack engineer Maia Teegarden benchmarks were … Read More

Next.js 13 is released with a new powerful build system and layout engine

Next.js 13 is now available – big changes and a new build system Yesterday Vercel announced Next.js, the latest version of their server-powered React platform. Vercel has been innovating in the JavaScript application server space since their inception in 2013. We had a talk on Next.js in 2017 at Philly ETE from the founder, Guillermo … Read More

The Serverless Stack (SST) Platform

Serverless Stack (serverless-stack.com) is another rapid serverless application development platform for AWS. SST (as it is also known) promises to streamline development and allow local debug of AWS Lambdas. It uses the AWS CDK and a set of its own constructs and configuration settings to make building serverless applications easier, and provide a more helpful … Read More

Migrating from Enzyme to React Testing Library

React developers who tested their components using the Enzyme library in the past have been migrating over to the react-testing-library lately. Find out how you can migrate and take advantage of the various features it offers.

Simplify and standardize your Redux configuration with Redux Toolkit

The Redux team has developed a toolkit to simplify and standardize some of the techniques used to roll out a Redux-based solution. Known as the Redux Toolkit, it implements some design patterns that can help you write less code and organize it effectively. Read on to find out how it can streamline the configuration of your Redux application.