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Applying and Organizing Styles in React Native

From React Native in Action by Nader Dabit

This article discusses organizing styles in React Native within components

Sharing Data Volumes Between Machines: EFS

From Amazon Web Services in Action, Second Edition by Michael Wittig and Andreas Wittig

In this article, we will compare various vile systems and how you can share data across EC2 instances.

Examining Update Events with Computed Properties in Vue.js

From Vue.js in Action by Erik Hanchett

Because computed properties are typically calculated using instance data, their return value is updated automatically when the underlying data changes. Any view markup bound to the computed property is updated to reflect the new value as well.

This behavior is at the heart of the update cycle within the greater Vue instance lifecycle—let’s have a look…

Flux Application Architecture and React

 

From React in Action by Mark T. Thomas

This article is about Flux application architecture and where Redux fits in.

Domain Primitives: what they are and how you can use them to make more secure software

From Secure By Design by Dan Bergh Johnsson, Daniel Deogun, Daniel Sawano

This article delves into domain primitives: what they are, how to define them, and how they can be used to create secure software.

Securing Spring

From Spring in Action, Fifth Edition by Craig Walls

Security is essential to development, and it’s better to treat it as a concern rather than as a feature or add-on. This article, taken from chapter 4 of Spring in Action, Fifth Edition, discusses securing Spring.

Abuse of Abstract Factories

From Dependency Injection in .NET, Second Edition by Steven van Deursen

This article discusses why Abstract Factories shouldn’t be used to create stateful Dependencies with a short lifestyle and why it’s generally better not to use Abstract Factories to select Dependencies based on runtime data.

Streaming Data with KSQL

From Kafka Streams in Action by Bill Bejeck

This article discusses KSQL, a brand-new open source, Apache 2.0 streaming SQL engine that enables stream processing with Kafka. Basically, it makes it easy to read, write, and process streaming data in real-time, at scale, using SQL-like semantics.

Pestering your Script

From Learn PowerShell Scripting in a Month of Lunches by Don Jones and Jeffery Hicks

As we move into a DevOps-y world, one of the things you’ll need to start thinking about is how you’ll test your scripts. Here’s the deal: nobody likes a broken script in production. And although you might run a few tests on your script, you – or someone else – might also modify your script at some point, necessitating a re-test. Or, you might find some odd condition under which your script fails – well, you certainly don’t want to forget to test that condition again in the future, do you? In this article, we’ll talk about automated unit testing for PowerShell scripts.

Aunt Maria’s Serverless Pizzeria

From Serverless Applications with Node js by Slobodan Stojanović and Aleksandar Simović

This article, excerpted from Serverless Apps with Node and Claudia.js, explores building a back-end app and API to process and store orders for aunt Maria’s pizzeria.

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