Article Roundup - Week of Jan 28, 2018

Article Roundup

Decouple Business Logic using Async Generators
Generators are a newer feature to JavaScript and they can provide you with a lot of power, but they are not for the faint of heart. It takes a bit of a different way of thinking to wrap your head around them. The article walks through using generators for a drag and drop interface.

Terraforming 1Password
1Password makes use of AWS and they recently switched from using AWS CloudFormation to using HashiCorp’s Terraform. Terraform is open-source, supports more than just AWS, and lets you build infrastructure with code instead of configuration files.

Make Your Site Faster with Preconnect Hints
The more unique domains your site’s resources are on the more round-trips your browser ends up making to get everything. Adding preconnect information to your page can help you load those resources faster in browsers that support it. Support it pretty good, so I’d say it is probably worth using. https://caniuse.com/#feat=link-rel-preconnect

Building Your Next Serverless Application: The Complete Guide.
Serverless architecture has been gaining a lot of traction recently. This article runs through creating a chatbot to extract the text from an image and send it to you in a text message. It is all built around Google Cloud Platform.

The Power of Serverless
This is a site that provides resources about serverless architectures as well as services that may end up being useful.