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Zach Holman
Zach Holman
at Zach Holman · | 7 upvotes · 1455 views
Relay
GraphQL
Apollo

Apollo is my favorite open source project.

Two things you need to worry about when making a statement like that: is the tool good, and how is the tool being built?

From a tool perspective... yeah, Apollo is great. I'm convinced that GraphQL is the way forward for me, and Apollo's just a great way to tackle it. Even beyond that, it just offers a good mentality to how you should build your database-backed app. I've used Relay in the past, back before they made a bunch of changes with Relay Modern (which all seem positive!), but switching to Apollo is just night-and-day. They've been doing better in the last 12 months or so at making smart abstractions in the React Apollo library, to the point where I'd just get these monster all-red pull requests where I can delete all my cruddy code and replace it with far fewer lines of their great abstractions.

But from a build perspective... Apollo fares even better, I think. By this, I mean their project inertia, their progress, their ability to ship stable code — but still ship meaningful new functionality, too. They're not afraid to move their ideas in other directions (integrating with React Native, for example). Kills me to see projects that are just heads-down on their little world as the world passes them by, and so far... yeah, Apollo's been on top of it.

Anyway, big fan. It's really changed how I write frontend code, and I feel hella confident while working with it.

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Josh Dzielak
Josh Dzielak
Developer Advocate at DeveloperMode · | 1 upvotes · 1153 views
Netlify
Hugo

We chose Hugo to build our new company's site - developermode.com - along with Bulma as the UI framework and ace templates instead of HTML (haml/jade/pug-like syntax). We're using Hugo's asset pipeline to compile the Bulma sass, which makes it easy to customize at build time. The combination of ace templates and sass makes our markup and CSS very lean, and it's truly amazing how fast Hugo builds assets, basically instant for our size. The site is hosted on Netlify.

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Zarema Khalilova
Zarema Khalilova
Frontend Team Lead at Uploadcare · | 3 upvotes · 158 views
atUploadcare
Stylelint
ESLint
#Markdown
#JavaScript

To avoid code formatting conflicts and keep a high quality of code we use linters. ESLint for #JavaScript, Stylelint for #CSS, remark-lint for #markdown. Good point that tools allow using shareable config, it useful cause we have many projects.

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Seth Ammons
Seth Ammons
Principal Software Developer at SendGrid · | 8 upvotes · 2820 views
atSendGrid
Go
Perl
Docker
#ContinuousIntegration
#CodeCollaborationVersionControl

In addition to our fancy Docker setup, we have captured and sanitized production logs for the behavior of our legacy Perl MTA, and we can test that the log output from the new Go version behaves the same way as the old version. These tests are set up to allow us to switch between the legacy and new version of the MTA and ensure that both systems behave in a legacy-compatible way. Not only can we ensure that we operate against a variety of issues we've seen over time from inboxes, but we know that the newest version of our MTA continues to cover all the same expected behaviors of the legacy version. #CodeCollaborationVersionControl #ContinuousIntegration

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Johnny Bell
Johnny Bell
Sr. Software Engineer at StackShare · | 24 upvotes · 15285 views
GitHub
Gatsby
Netlify
styled-components
Redux.js
React
Firebase
#Google
#Frontend
#ReactRally

I was building a personal project that I needed to store items in a real time database. I am more comfortable with my Frontend skills than my backend so I didn't want to spend time building out anything in Ruby or Go.

I stumbled on Firebase by #Google, and it was really all I needed. It had realtime data, an area for storing file uploads and best of all for the amount of data I needed it was free!

I built out my application using tools I was familiar with, React for the framework, Redux.js to manage my state across components, and styled-components for the styling.

Now as this was a project I was just working on in my free time for fun I didn't really want to pay for hosting. I did some research and I found Netlify. I had actually seen them at #ReactRally the year before and deployed a Gatsby site to Netlify already.

Netlify was very easy to setup and link to my GitHub account you select a repo and pretty much with very little configuration you have a live site that will deploy every time you push to master.

With the selection of these tools I was able to build out my application, connect it to a realtime database, and deploy to a live environment all with $0 spent.

If you're looking to build out a small app I suggest giving these tools a go as you can get your idea out into the real world for absolutely no cost.

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