Issue 111 — April 12, 2017
Is GraphQL the Next Frontier for Web APIs?
APIs ‘good enough’ for now? This provoked some
Hacker News discussion.
DNSControl: Stack Overflow's DNS Management System
Craig Peterson from Stack Exchange explains why they built
, a declarative DNS management system that syncs across multiple providers.
A Comprehensive Guide To HTTP/2 Server Push
Server push is a defining feature of HTTP/2, but how does it work? How is it used, and how does it help performance?
Monitor your web app performance in real-time
Set sophisticated alerts on app performance. Correlate with metrics from load balancers, databases, and more.
Dropbox's Experiences with Deploying Brotli for Static Content
A lossless compression algorithm that yielded 20% reductions in static assets for Dropbox.
Dropbox Tech Blog
Twitter Reveals the Future of Its API Platform
If you build on top of Twitter, things may be getting more exciting with new APIs and paid options coming later this year.
How Cloudflare Made Its DNS Stack 3x Faster
Currently Cloudflare’s DNS service answers around 1 million queries per second – not including attack traffic – via a global anycast network.
How Twitter Built Twitter 'Lite'
Twitter Lite is a new progressive web app (PWA) available on
. Nicolas Gallagher explains the stack behind it.
A Guide to AWS Virtual Private Cloud's Core Concepts
The core concepts of Amazon’s
Virtual Private Clouds
(VPC) thoroughly explained.
J Cole Morrison
Microsoft Acquires Deis to Help Companies 'Innovate with Containers'
Deis builds open source tools for creating and managing Kubernetes-based applications.
NGINX 1.12.0 Stable Released
IPv6 Attacks Bypass Network Intrusion Detection Systems
A lock of knowledge and mature tooling can cause security issues with IPv6.
NGINX Announces 'Certified Modules' for NGINX Plus
Notes on DigitalOcean's 5 Hour Control Panel and API Outage
Full-day Workshop: Using ES6 and React with Netflix's Brian Holt
React eschews the traditional MVC architecture, a counter-intuitive approach Brian explains along with JSX, React best practices, and the React component lifecycle.
Docker: Getting Started with Python, Redis, and NGINX
The Definitive Guide to Emoji Domains
It’s possible to use emojis in domain names, but.. it’s complicated.
Connecting Kubernetes Services with linkerd
5 Things Learnt About Monitoring Containers and Their Orchestrators
Troubleshooting Port Exhaustion in Heroku's Routing Layer
One Developer's AWS Wishlist for 2017
Containers are Inevitable Even for Content Delivery
Have you tried MongoDB Atlas yet?
Get started with a free, hosted replica set. No credit card needed!
Lighthouse: Google's Automated Web Page Quality Tool
Progressive Monitoring for Progressive Web Apps with SpeedTracker
A tool that allows you to monitor website performance over time.
Teleport 2.0: An SSH Server for Managing Distributed Infrastructure
NStack: Type-Safe, Composable Microservices for Data Analytics
A compute platform for processing streams.
Beesly: A PAM Authentication Microservice
Written in Python.