Archive for May, 2017

json-api-normalizer: An Easy Way To Integrate The JSON API And Redux

As a front-end developer, for each and every application I work on, I need to decide how to manage the data. The problem can be broken down into the following three subproblems: This article sums up my experience with consuming data from JSON, the JSON API and GraphQL back ends, and it gives practical recommendations on how to manage front-end application data.
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Wal-Mart pushing hard to catch Amazon in e-commerce

Packages moving along a conveyor belt inside a Wal-Mart fulfilment centre in Pennsylvania. The vigour of Wal-Marts online investments today contrasts with its initial reticence in e-commerce, which was due to worries that growth of online shopping would cut into sales at brick-and-mortar stores.
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“Why We Didn’t Use A Framework” (Case Study)

When we set out to build MeetSpace1 (a video conferencing app for distributed teams), we had a familiar decision to make: Whats our tech stack going to be? We gathered our requirements, reviewed our teams skillset and ultimately decided to use vanilla JavaScript and to avoid a front-end framework.
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Python 2 forever: 3 projects that will keep Python 2 alive

The switch from Python 2 to Python 3 has been rocky, but all signs point to Python 3 pulling firmly into the lead. It’s broadly compatible with several libraries,a major third-party implementation of Python iskeeping pace with version 3, and there’s an encouraging rate of adoption by cloud providers for application support.
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