A curated list of links and resources from your friends at Zeal
Languages & Libraries
Testing Elixir Plugs
Unit-test your Elixir Plugs with a few quick tips.
Mocks and explicit contracts « Plataformatec Blog
Our test tools often make it very easy to abuse mocks. This post provides some guidelines on using them properly by relying on explicit contracts.
On the Server
How We Made Our App 5x Faster – Progressly
We just deployed an update to our React-Rails app that improved load time by 500%
Get a full fake REST API with zero coding in less than 30 seconds (seriously)
On the Front-End
How To Learn React (and what to build along the way)
Securing React Redux Apps With JWT Tokens – rajaraodv – Medium
JSON Web Token (JWT) is a way to generate auth tokens. It’s is an open standard (RFC 7519) that defines a simple way for securely…
Taking Advantage of combineReducers
If you’ve been using Redux for long, you’ve probably used its combineReducers function to create your application’s root reducer. But you may not have thoug...
On the Go
Nomad - World-Class Command Line Utilities For iOS Development
Nomad is a collection of world-class command line utilities for iOS development.
People & Process
The code I’m still ashamed of – Free Code Camp
If you write code for a living, there’s a chance that at some point in your career, someone will ask you to code something a little…
The problematic pull request | 8th Light
Code reviews are a wonderful thing. Multiple pairs of eyes make for higher quality code. Reviews help spot errors and also serve as a teaching tool. You write a chunk of code, pass it on...
Seth's Blog: Plenty of room on the island
Have you noticed that authors often happily recommend books by other authors (even though an MBA might call them competitors)? Not only that, but books sell best in the bookstore, right next to the other books. It would be a...
React Router v4 with Michael Jackson and Ryan Florence - YouTube
Hear about React Router v4 from Michael Jackson and Ryan Florence at the Modern Web ReactJS event hosted at Netflix in September 2016. For podcasts, training...
"GraphQL: Designing a Data Language" by Lee Byron - YouTube
GraphQL is a static-strong-typed application data query language and runtime designed and used at Facebook to request and deliver data to mobile and web apps...
Other Cool Stuff
Presidential Medal of Freedom awards go to top computer scientists | Ars Technica
Margaret H. Hamilton and Rear Admiral Grace Hopper played key roles for NASA, Navy.
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