Choose Boring Technology
Dan McKinley’s infamous essay in presentation form (slides and transcript).
dev  advocacy  architecture 
13 days ago
> There are six core needs researchers find are most important for humans at work... Belonging, Improvement, Choice, Equality, Predictability, Significance.
biceps  psychology  work  motivation 
22 days ago
> A Modern PostgreSQL Client for the Mac
postgres  mac 
5 weeks ago
Static Indieweb pt2: Using Webmentions
Using webmention.io and some modern JavaScript to display webmentions on a static site.
indieweb  static  webmention 
5 weeks ago
Bye bye Mongo, Hello Postgres
The Guardian’s switch from Mongo to Postgres on AWS. Good explanation of their careful approach.
postgres  mongo  guardian 
8 weeks ago
> A batteries-included, multi-dialect (MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite3, Oracle (including Oracle Wallet Authentication)) query builder for Node.js and the Browser
node  javascript  database  query 
11 weeks ago
> Sequelize is a promise-based Node.js ORM for Postgres, MySQL, SQLite and Microsoft SQL Server. It features solid transaction support, relations, read replication and more.
node  orm  database  javascript 
11 weeks ago
> A friendly (and fast!) UI library from eBay that makes building web apps fun
javascript  ebay  library  ui 
september 2018
Algolia DocSearch
Free search service. Crawls your documentation every 24 hours
search  documentation 
august 2018
System design examples and resources, including example interview questions
architecture  design  sysadmin 
july 2018
> Introducing Jib — build Java Docker images better

Use Maven or Gradle to build container images
docker  java  build 
july 2018
> A simple zero-config tool to make locally-trusted development certificates with any names you'd like.
ssl  certificate  dev 
july 2018
Transport API
"The most comprehensive transport data platform for the UK" -- JSON API with a free tier.
transport  uk  api 
june 2018
Pinterest's React pattern library
react  pinterest 
june 2018
> Inspired by MailCatcher, easier to install.
testing  email  golang 
june 2018
What You Want in a VP Eng
(from the Recruiters Behind Twitter and Zappos)
vpengineering  leadership  vpe 
may 2018
Ruby framework for writing RESTful APIs
rest  api  ruby 
may 2018
Should/could your EC2 server be replaced with Lambda?
aws  serverless  server 
may 2018
> A simple, customizable HTML5 Video, Audio, YouTube and Vimeo player
video  youtube  vimeo  embed 
april 2018
Tom Blomfield: Making something people want
> Most startups aren’t competing with other startups; they’re competing with no one giving a shit.
startup  business  mvp 
april 2018
> An implementation of Amazon's DynamoDB built on LevelDB
aws  dynamodb  database 
april 2018
CTO Craft
> Transformational Coaching, Mentoring, Workshops and Events for CTOs & Tech Managers
cto  mentor  coach  workshop 
april 2018
> Video Hosting for Business
march 2018
> A light-weight, no-dependency, vanilla JavaScript engine to drive the user's focus across the page
tour  onboarding  training  focus 
march 2018
Ruby and Node library to generate a nice, URL-safe slug.
slug  url  ruby  node 
march 2018
How to Rands
How to work with Rands, what he does as a manager. Written as a message to a new report.
management  dev 
march 2018
Questions for our first 1:1
Lara Hogan's questions designed to help her better support her team
1to1  management  team 
february 2018
Netflix's lightning fast JSON:API serializer for Ruby Objects
json  api  ruby  rails 
february 2018
A pure-ruby code highlighter that is compatible with pygments
ruby  highlight  pygments  code 
february 2018
Email newsletters with free 1,000 subscribers/month plan
email  newsletter  marketing 
january 2018
Microblogging / Paul Robert Lloyd
PRL on Facebook, Twitter, Micro.blog and IndieWeb technologies.
microblog  indieweb 
january 2018
‘Superheroes don’t work 90-hour weeks’
Companies that run four-day weeks or reduced hours
work  productivity 
january 2018
Laws of UX
Nice visual guide to useful UX laws
ux  rules  design 
january 2018
London branding and design agency. Responsible for the recent Premier League rebranding.
uk  agency  design  branding 
january 2018
Design words with data
> How data informs our writing at Dropbox
design  data  trends 
january 2018
How much does a website cost?
Useful way of explaining website budgets and deliverables
agency  design 
december 2017
The Chris Morris Music Show
CM's 1994 radio show, including the infamous Hesseltine episode 6.
comedy  radio  chrismorris 
december 2017
> Interactive Screen Design Tool
design  mobile  ux 
december 2017
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