A Serverless REST API in Minutes with the Serverless Framework

Development

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe Serverless Framework (previously known as JAWS) debuted several months ago and has been rapidly maturing to help engineers build scalable applications without the hassle of maintaining servers. The Framework relies exclusively on Amazon Web Services’ Lambda technology to run your code in the cloud. Lambda is unique in that it containerizes your code and […]

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5 Reasons Automated Testing Is Worth the Investment

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Reading Time: 8 minutesIn many engineering disciplines, testing is an accepted practice. It’s not something considered an afterthought or a separate process. It’s seen as a core part of the profession. Something you do without exception. But in software development, testing doesn’t seem to be quite so absolute — yet. “Why testing still isn’t default practice in software […]

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Understanding Garbage Collection and Hunting Memory Leaks in Node.js

Development

Reading Time: 9 minutesThis article was originally published on About:Performance by Daniel Khan. With his kind permission, we are sharing it here for Codeship readers. Whenever there is bad press coverage of Node.js, it is (typically) related to performance problems. This does not mean that Node.js is more prone to problems than other technologies — the user must […]

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