Article Roundup - Week of May 27, 2018

June 01, 2018 • Article Roundup

CSS Grid Builder
This is a very cool tool that makes building CSS grids super easy.

Tips for High Availability – Netflix Technology Blog – Medium
When it comes to high availablity you know Netflix knows what they are talking about. If you have been a subscriber long enough you’ll know they have always been pretty good, but have gotten even better in recent years. This article goes through some tips from Netflix.

The headers we don’t want
Here are a lot of HTTP headers still in use that are either deprecated or just a waste of bits that are constantly being transmitted. This article rins through some of the most common headers.

Understanding Deadlocks in MySQL & PostgreSQL
When using locking a deadlock is pretty much your worst case scenario. Luckily MySQL and PostgreSQL both have the ability to handle a deadlock between two transactions, by randomly killing one of them. While there isn’t much you can do from the database side of things to prevent deadlocks, this is a nice article providing an overview of locking in MySQL and PostgreSQL as well as how you can end up with deadlocks.

Sending Web Push Notifications from Node.js
One feature you gain access to with Service Workers is push notifications. You can use third-party services to help you acomplish this, but you can also implement what is necessary on your own. This article goes through how to set things up with a Node service.

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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.