Article Roundup - September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018 • Article Roundup

Strategies for implementing user authentication in serverless applications
Authentication should always involve some deep thinking, you want to get it right the first time. This article runs through some possibilities for a serverless application. It focuses mostly on AWS, but the concepts can be applied elsewhere.

Hacktoberfest 2018 - DigitalOcean
Hacktoberfest, an event sponsored by DigitalOcean, GitHub, and Twilio, starts October 1st and runs through the end of the month. The event promotes contributing to open source software. Anyone who registers and submits 5 pull requests on GitHub in the month of October gets a free t-shirt.

GitHub vs. GitLab — Which is Better for Open Source Projects?
This article gives a high-level comparison of GitHub and GitLab. I personally use both. GitHub has a larger and more social community, but GitLab provides free private repos and has a built-in CI pipeline.

Scaling Scrum is just Scrum - SD Times
Moving from a single Scrum team to multiple scrum teams can be a big change and increases the required communication. This article discusses how scaling scrum is still scrum. You’re just adding some additional complexity, that once worked out can provide greater benefits.

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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.