It is becoming more frequent to work with remote teams as companies are opening offices in other countries and outsourcing. Also many developers are working remotely so they can live close to their families. I will share what I have learnt working with remote teams.
As applications grow it is normal to break them down into smaller pieces that are easy to combine and maintain. The challenge comes in the integration between these pieces as an small change in one of them may break the communication with the others, and we may not notice it until we get emails from users. We are going to see how to detect this automatically using contract testing.
What most successful professionals have in common is a great attitude and strong work ethic that help them improve and progress on their careers. Let’s see a few ways to do it.
One of the challenges of using microservices is the lack of transactions in operations that span multiple services. We will see how to solve it using a standard patten.
One of the challenges of the microservices architectures is that the data is managed by different services what makes difficult to do queries across multiple domains. Let’s see a few approaches and the advantages and drawbacks of each of them.
Organisations cannot work on their own as they have to integrate with customers and suppliers. I will explain some of the integration types I have worked on until now.
There are many debates about which type of database is better. I will focus on how to use them for a specific case and how to evolve the design as needed.
Code quality is usually underrated in some organisations because it is an aspect that customers don’t see and don’t pay for. However it is quite important in both the short and long term. I will expose some of the reasons.
I am looking now for a job and taking the opportunity to learn how each company tries to get candidates. I will share what I have learnt so far just in case you are in the process of growing your team.
Startups are usually in a rush to deliver features as fast as possible to compete with other companies. However this makes them sometimes go slower and lose customers. Let’s see why it is important to dedicate some time to stabilise the platform.