What we've been reading
You Can’t Have a Rollback Button
This is good... why we can't rollback deployments.
The State of the Octoverse 2017
Github releases its 'State of Octoverse' 2017.
The SQL I Love <3. Efficient pagination of a table with 100M records
Using offset can be inefficient when paginating SQL queries:
How to Do Code Reviews Like a Human (Part One)
Part one of a useful post about code reviewing for humans.
Everything You Wanted To Know About Blockchains but were too afraid to ask
Really nice explanation of blockchains.
Feature Flags, Toggles, Controls
Nice site all about feature flags.
Tools that have interested us
GitHub open source a scanner they use for checking client-side accessibility.
Videos we've been watching
Tom Hudson - Writing Readable Code
Really decent talk on writing clean code. The brilliance of this talk is there's nothing complex in it, just simple things that can make our code much easier to understand for our fellow humans.
Intro to ARIA
What I Wish I Had Known Before Scaling Uber to 1000 Services
Fascinating talk from Uber about the architectural problems they found scaling from 200 to 2000 devs over 2 years.