Working on inherited code bases
Serverless Node apps on AWS Lambda
Five UX tips for improving forms on mobile apps
If you are a freelance developer or working for a project / consultancy company like us here at reinteractive, there is a good chance you'll be working on inherited codebases that were created by other developers/agencies. Unlike greenfield projects, existing codebases come with uncertainty and a lack of background knowledge that you normally get from a project created by you or your own company.
To make this situation even more challenging, these projects usually come with tight deadlines so there is limited time for you to fully understand the codebase.
Serverless can be summed up as Functions as a service (FaaS). It consists of ephemeral containers that auto-scale and have a pay-per-execution pricing. It runs your functions in the cloud without the need of a server, PERIOD.
These cons do all have work-arounds however, as I will detail below.
Forms. We need them as a business and we put up with them as a user because we have little choice.
There’s an inherent tension between businesses wanting to find out more about users, and the users dislike of filling out long forms. It’s been there since the paper days, and it isn’t going anywhere… well, at least until the machines will learn to automatically read our minds and trace our habits (ahem, they don’t already do that, right?). But let’s just leave that aside for now.
You may not think there are many connections between the fast food and software industries, but hear me out - I think there is a lesson to be learned by any corporation trying to innovate and get ahead.
I just watched "The Founder".
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