📬 Type syntax in JS, YAMO and a homecoming for this newsletter
I've been busy this past week finishing something that I've wanted to do for quite a while—you can now view this newsletter's archive (opens in a new tab) right on my website! Like always, I got carried away and made more changes that I originally intended to. 😅 Check it out and let me know if I can make improvements!
I've already started on the next thing: I'm gonna replace my React Context spaghetti code with Zustand (opens in a new tab)—I've only seen it briefly but it looks really solid and I'm pretty confident it's gonna make my
/foobar (opens in a new tab) code sooo much better. 🧑🍳 Lemme know if you've worked with it before and liked it!
Also, I had my review at work last week and it went so well!
The Swiggy Delivery Challenge — Swiggy Bytes (opens in a new tab) The complexities involved in becoming the number one Delivery business in India!
How sharding a database can make it faster — The Overflow (opens in a new tab) Sharding was one of the first ways databases were distributed to improve performance. Recent innovations have made it one of the best.
Goodbye Microservices: From 100s of problem children to 1 superstar — Segment (opens in a new tab) Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably already know that microservices is the architecture du jour. Coming of age alongside this trend, Segment adopted this as a best practice early-on, which served us well in some cases, and, as you’ll soon learn, not so well in others.
- Things That Went Wrong With Abell v0 — Saurabh Daware (opens in a new tab)
- The many escapes of Justin Sun — The Verge (opens in a new tab) Brash and outspoken, Tron founder Justin Sun has always been a controversial figure in crypto. More audacious than his reputation, Sun has an even riskier approach to U.S. and Chinese financial regulations — and is often trying to evade them. Will his rule bending and dangerous behavior finally catch up to him? Or will he get away once again?
- How TrueCaller built a billion-dollar caller ID data empire in India (opens in a new tab)
- FOMO? YAMO. You ain't missing out. (opens in a new tab)
That's all for now, have a great week!
Stay kind 💜