Today we are starting a new type of post: a weekly digest of articles, videos or just links we stumbled upon during the last week. They don’t have to be brand-new, hyped or hot on Hacker News to get onto our list (link #1 is from 2012) … instead being great, entertaining or just full of good stuff helps a lot :)
Maybe we got something you haven’t read/watched before:
- Introduction to NoSQL by Martin Fowler
Great introductory video about NoSQL and its rivalry with other RDBMS.
- Webinar: Getting Started with MongoDB – Back to Basics
If you want to dive into developing applications backed by MongoDB.
- Pete Hunt: React: Rethinking best practices — JSConf EU 2013
Very tempting their approach of always be able to render the current state of the application. Their virtual DOM sounds like voodoo. We need to do a real life test.
- A game of inches
Ever worked two days on an optimization of a feature? An optimization that most users probably won’t notice and is – in manager terms – very minor? You worked on it because it makes a difference. Because software development is a “game of inches”.
- Everpix – the story
“why the world’s best photo startup is going out of business”
- Everpix intelligence
Uncensored Everpix metrics, financials and business data for your perusing