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.
Two months ago I didn’t give much thought to controlling a program’s access to the Internet. Then Log4Shell happened. This post looks at three ways that you can control what an in-VPC application is allowed to talk to.
In this post I take a look at SWR, a data fetching API from Vercel. This API can automatically refresh, cache data, and handle pagination. It has special integrations with Next.js. A github sample repo is available.
While we are not immune to the challenges of the pandemic and have had to deal with staffing shortages like everyone else, our history of remote work and updated hiring/retention policies have helped us succeed in this most difficult time.
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.
Our team recommends 3 best practices to help your organization react quickly and decisively to the next inevitable security concern.
Building a holiday light display for his own home spurred Al Iacovella’s interest in microcontrollers, data, and the internet of things.
It’s been a week since CVE-2021-44228, a remote code execution vulnerability in Log4J 2.x, hit the world. Hopefully by now everybody reading this has updated their Java deployments with the latest Log4J libraries. But no doubt there’s another vulnerability, in some popular framework or library, just waiting to make its presence known. This post is about Cloud features that act to minimize the blast radius of such vulnerabilities.
Amazon Redshift’s launch in 2012 was one of the “wow!” moments in my experience with AWS. Here was a massively parallel database system that could be rented for 25 cents per node-hour. Here we are in 2021, and AWS has just announced Redshift Serverless, in which you pay for the compute and storage that you use, rather than a fixed monthly cost for a fixed number of nodes with a fixed amount of storage. And for a lot of use cases, I think that’s a great idea. So I spent some time kicking the tires, and this is what I learned.