Article Roundup - Week of Jan 14, 2018

January 19, 2018 • Article Roundup

2017 JavaScript Rising Stars
This is a breakdown of some of the more popular JavaScript frameworks and tools based on stars on GitHub

Introduction to modern network load balancing and proxying
This article covers load balancers and proxying in great detail. It is a longer read, but well worth it for the wealth of information it holds.

The Death of Microservice Madness in 2018
Microservices have gained a lot of popularity in the last few years, for better or worse. This article weights their pros and cons and ultimately cautions against taking up microservices when they aren’t necessary.

Laws of UX
This is less an article and more a website that presents 10 laws of User Experience. Only cursory overviews are provided, along with links to further resources.

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Jason Butz is a software engineer and cloud architect with a strong focus on JavaScript, TypeScript, Node, and AWS. Jason has a love for open-soure software and a passion for building scalable, secure, and reliable applications.