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How Google builds web frameworks

(This article originally appeared on freeCodeCamp / Medium.com, in February 2017.) It’s public knowledge that Google uses a single repository to share code — all 2 billion lines of it — and that it uses the trunk-based development paradigm. (This is easily one of the largest single code repositories in the world. Source.)  This is easily one of the largest single code repositories […]

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The ‘Hello World’ Fallacy

The way we present tech can lead to bad tech stack decisions Here’s how you get most people excited about a new programming language, framework, or SDK: you show how it makes something simple even simpler. The epitome of this is the ‘hello world’ program or the TODO app. People get excited when you show them how […]