newsletter June 24, 2022

The Overflow #131: Run microservices in no-fail mode

IEnumerable, quick and dirty as a practice, and so long Internet Explorer

Welcome to ISSUE #131 of The Overflow! This newsletter is by developers, for developers, written and curated by the Stack Overflow team and Cassidy Williams. This week: what’s an engineer to do about privacy regulations, why we say “under the weather,” and how far behind a plane is its noise?

From the blog

Privacy is a moving target. Here’s how engineering teams can stay on track.
Engineering teams that want to keep up with changing privacy regulations might need some expert help.

C# tips: IEnumerable, yield return, and lazy evaluation
Build an array within a single function with these handy features.

Run your microservices in no-fail mode (Ep. 452)
The home team sits down with Maxim Fateev, CEO and cofounder of Temporal Technologies, and Dominik Tornow, Principal Engineer at Temporal, to talk all things microservices.

Get $1000 off Vanta for compliance that doesn’t SOC 2 much. promotion
SOC 2 is a key way for startups to prove security and compliance practices to potential customers. But it can be time-consuming and expensive. Vanta helps thousands of companies achieve SOC 2, ISO 27001, and more by automating up to 90% of the work involved.

Interesting questions

How can I favor quick (and dirty) over clean (and slow) in practice?
Have you tried using a lot of TODO comments?

Origin of “under the weather”?
One of a surprisingly large number of idioms that come from being on a boat.

Is requiring a link to my site allowed for a FOSS license?
Instead of putting it in the license, you might have better luck just by asking nicely.

Feeling like a fraud at a startup I joined as an intern
That's not impostor syndrome. Your company is doomed.

How far behind a plane is its noise?
This is some great some back-of-the-napkin physics on how noise works!

Microsoft Edge | The future of IE is in Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer is officially gone, but never forgotten. Mostly because of all the legacy code that'll live on for a while.

How to build Gmail-like UI with React Native [at a Zen temple Koshoji]
Probably one of the most innovative screencasts you will ever see, both teaching you and showing you some beautiful sights!

How to deploy an Astro site
Astro is becoming increasingly popular. There are a few different ways to render sites with it. Here's how to deploy your sites live.

A blast from the past: A practical guide to writing technical specs

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