A curated list of links and resources from your friends at Zeal
Languages & Libraries
Combines redux middleware and normalizr to make flattening nested data a snap.
New Features in Ruby 2.4 - BlockScore Blog
A look at what's coming in the next version of Ruby.
On the Server
Building json-api endpoints with Phoenix
On the Front-End
How to Flexbox
An interactive tool for learning flexbox.
On the Go
An opinionated environment for building cross-platform react apps
11 Simple npm Tricks That Will Knock Your Wombat Socks Off
Using npm as effectively as possible can be difficult. We've made a list of 11 simple-to-use tricks that will speed up development, no matter the project.
Snapshot Testing: Use With Care - Courageous Software
Snapshot Testing has been getting a fair bit of attention recently with some new tool support that makes it easy to use. But is that a good thing? …
People & Process
The Next Decade of Programmer Productivity
While we have solutions to most of the easy problems that impede programmers in their work, there's still one big class of issues yet to be tackled: communication.
Jessie Frazelle's Blog: The Art of Closing
How to close patches for your open source project you don't want.
Why More Companies Don’t Do Remote Work (and probably shouldn’t)
Hint: it’s not actually that they hate freedom
Worth a Listen
Navigation in React Native with Eric Vicenti of Facebook
Episode #40 of React Native Radio
Software Craftsmanship Rogue Valley
Kickoff meetup Tuesday, September 27 at 6pm at Zeal HQ in Medford, OR!
Full Stack NH
Ramda, Redux, and React - Functional JS Workshop With Zeal's own Byron Matto!Wednesday, September 28 at 5:30pm at AlphaLoft in Portsmouth, NH.
Other Cool Stuff
Tesla's new max temperature control
Tesla keeps temp below 40C/105F by automatically venting cabin & turning on AC when needed. Can do this for up to a year on a full charge. --@elonmusk
Modern Technology Unlocks Secrets of a Damaged Biblical Scroll - New York Times
Just such a technology has now been perfected by computer scientists at the University of Kentucky. Working with biblical scholars in Jerusalem, they have used a computer to unfurl a digital image of the scroll.
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