Hackers Archives - Software Engineering Daily
Hackers Archives - Software Engineering Daily
Hackers Archives - Software Engineering Daily
Stories of people hacking on weird and interesting projects.
Making React 70% faster with Aiden Bai of Million.js
React is an immensely popular JavaScript library that is used to build website user interfaces. A key feature of React is that it uses a virtual Document Object Model, or DOM, to selectively update the desired regions of the web page, which provides major performance advantages. Million.js is an open source project that provides an
Sep 5, 2023
45 min
Cross-functional Incident Management with Ashley Sawatsky and Niall Murphy
Incident management is the process of managing and resolving unexpected disruptions or issues in software systems, especially those that are customer-facing or critical to business operations. Implementing a robust incident management system is often a key challenge in technical environments. Rootly is a platform to handle incident management directly from Slack, and is used by
Aug 17, 2023
50 min
SDKs for your API with Sagar Batchu
APIs are ubiquitous and critical to building modern software, and developers must frequently develop custom APIs to streamline user access to their services. However, making an API that provides a great developer experience can be a time-consuming endeavor. As a result, API teams often leave the final mile of integration up to their users. Speakeasy
Aug 1, 2023
37 min
Shipping Features with Ben Rometsch
Feature flags also known as feature toggles, release toggles or feature flippers are a way to enable or disable a particular feature from your app without making any changes to the source code. You can turn on or off a particular functionality without deploying new code. Feature flags can also be used to serve different
Jun 15, 2023
1 hr 9 min
Modern Robotics Platform with Eliot Horowitz
Programming robotics software has traditionally been a specialized field. The software industry has seen rapid progress, the operating system that provides the foundation for our software applications is taken care of by companies like Google, Microsoft, and other players like Canonical, Amazon, etc. The robotics industry still needs that OS layer that handles the complexities
Jun 6, 2023
40 min
Bug Reporting is Broken and how Jam is Fixing that with Dani Grant & Mohd Irtefa
Bug reporting hasn’t changed since the 1990’s. Despite all the technological advancements we’ve made in the rest of software development, the way we handle bugs has stayed the same. It is common practice for non technical teams to provide bug reports that are missing vital information for developers to identify and quickly fix code, such
May 1, 2023
34 min
Meme.com with Johan Unger
Whether you love them or hate them, share them or ignore them, you encounter memes all over the internet.  Those that are popular can often take off and spawn a long history of remixes, variants, derivatives, and inspired works. In this episode, we interview Johan Unger, the founder of meme.com.  They’re creating a platform for
Oct 19, 2021
39 min
Roblox Engineering with Claus Moberg
Roblox is a gaming platform with a large ecosystem of players, creators, game designers, and entrepreneurs. The world of Roblox is a three-dimensional environment where characters and objects interact through a physics engine. Roblox is multiplayer, and users can interact with each other over the Internet. Roblox is not one single game—it is a system
Dec 18, 2019
53 min
Indie Hackers with Courtland Allen Holiday Repeat
Originally published November 4, 2016 Indie Hackers is a website that profiles independent developers who have made profitable software projects, usually without raising any money. These projects make anywhere from a few hundred dollars a month to more than $100,000 as in the case with park.io, one of the services profiled by Indie Hackers. Courtland
Nov 25, 2019
1 hr 4 min
Indie Hack or Venture Back with Lynne Tye
Key Values is a platform where companies are profiled with descriptions of their company values. These profiles describe features such as work-life balance, company culture, daily routines, and strategy. Lynne Tye created Key Values with the goal of building a small business that would make money through connecting job seekers to companies with a culture
Nov 20, 2019
58 min
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