Local Services with asdf and foreman

Upon learning of asdf plugins for backing services like Postgres, Redis, Elasticsearch and others, my first question was whether and to what extent it could replace Docker for providing those services in local development, where asdf already shines for versioning. The first obstacle for most users will be that asdf has no equivalent of docker…

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Understanding Observables in RxJS

Do you want a different way to handle state in your Javascript applications? Then I suggest giving Reactive Programming a try, and more specifically, RxJS. RxJS is a framework-agnostic library that provides tools for applying the Observer pattern. RxJS has extensive operators for handling state, and it is equipped with asynchronous event management functions. This…

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How software developers can drive business growth

The vast majority of businesses are not seeing meaningful improvements from their investment in custom software & applications. Launching a new product or feature can still take months, leaders still struggle to scale promising sandbox innovations and many executives lament that their software-development spending is a “black box.”
Improving business performance through software development comes down to empowering developers, creating the right environment and processes for them to innovate, and removing points of friction. Industry leaders refer to this capability as “Developer Velocity.” Learn more.
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