Greeting readers! Volume 3 has been in the making for the last month or so. Not because there wasn’t something to report home about, but due to my busy schedule and the snowboarding trip that I went to :)
Skateboard, Bike, Car
This one is an oldie but goodie none the less. Wonderful insight from Andrew Wilkinson (founder of MetaLab) into their development process. Do check his other stories as well. And make sure to check out MetaLab and its portfolio of customers, products, and companies.
Testing websites on Internet Explorer and MS Edge
Free Virtual Machines from IE8 to MS Edge - Microsoft Edge Development
Download free virtual machines to test Microsoft Edge and IE8 to IE11
If you need to check how your website or application looks in one of Microsoft’s browsers, make sure to visit their development center where you can download virtual machines with browsers pre-installed so you can test on your OSX or Linux machines. Great stuff!
Smallest VueJS events handler
Lately, I’ve been using VueJS a lot in my projects and until I found this tiny gem I’ve been creating custom event bus. Just to remind you, every Vue instance can be used as a global event bus.
Google Analytics Setup
The Google Analytics Setup I Use on Every Site I Build
Google Analytics is a powerful yet quite complicated tool. And unfortunately, the truth is most people who use it don't…
Development recruiting process
Why I Don't Talk to Google Recruiters
This is a real story, and it's not only about Google. I'm getting emails from recruiters at Amazon, Facebook, and…
There is a lot of hatred toward major IT companies recruitment process recently. Maybe I’m biased but it seems silly to me to ask theoretical programming questions on hiring interviews. How often do you need to write bubble sort in your daily coding (from top of your head)?
I admit I’ve been doing a similar thing when I was a part of recruitment team for a company where I previously worked. My go to questions were about OOP concepts — Singleton, Factory and similar. I should have been putting more effort into preparing for interview and ask them about problems that they would be solving in their daily work :(
Yesterbox — Email management technique from Tony Hsieh
If your inbox is giving you trouble, take a look at Tony Hsieh’s (CEO of Zappos) technique of dealing with emails. Basically, your daily to-do list is yesterday’s emails.
Oh, btw. Have you read his awesome book — Delivering Happiness? Awesome read which I can recommend wholeheartedly.
Using Postman to write API tests
Write API Tests with Postman and Newman
Software testing is a common practice these days in many organisations, and for even individual developers. Googling…
I hope you’ll find this issue’s articles interesting and helpful as I did. If you do, please click on the little green heart. After all, today is St. Patricks Day :)