Front-End

Speeding up webpack performance with parallel builds

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When using webpack to build your assets, it’s only a matter of time until you wish for targeted builds. Whether it’s the output of the library you’re working on (CJS, UMD, AMD, Var, etc.), or the specific feature set (IE8 support, no IE8 support). parallel-webpack can run those builds in parallel.

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Backend Monitoring

Elasticsearch and Kibana for Selenium Automation

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The advances and growth of our Selenium based automated testing infrastructure generated an unexpected number of test results to evaluate. We had to rethink our reporting systems. Combining the power of Selenium with Kibana’s graphing and filtering features totally changed our way of working.

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Backend Open Source

tCache - Scalable data-aware Java Caching

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Caching data is an essential part in many high-load scenarios. A local 1st-level cache can augment a shared 2nd-level cache like Redis and Memcached to further boost performance. An in-process cache involves no network overhead, so the cache speed is only limited by local resources like CPU, memory transfer speed and locking.

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Engineering Culture

Creating a Culture of Quality

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You know those bugs, like, those. Where the application state dances around you like a crazed Polynesian fire dancer. Where changing the sorting order of a search in London reverts the result list back to Paris… Seriously? Unfortunately, a lot of us are specialists in dealing with this kind of bug.

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Front-End

Risk-free Migration From Assetic to Webpack

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Learn how we introduced webpack to build our JavaScript assets. One of the main challenges was to run both Assetic and webpack in parallel for some time, in order to run tests and to make sure nothing was broken. This was achieved without any code or configuration duplication by developing a custom webpack loader.

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