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Danny Perez

DevOps Engineer & Engineering Manager at an ed-tech company helping our teams ship software quickly and reliably.

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Avoiding burnout as a new tech lead

Even after being a lead a few times, its still easy to make...

What do you really want from your employer?

I've been at my company now 7 years, and have been contempl...

How do you deploy your apps?

At my first job, we used Jenkins to build Android apks, som...

How are you handling User Authentication?

Use Auth0 if you want to pay someone else to run it and be ...

How are you handling User Authentication?

Keycloak is a decent open source option that you can self h...

webdriverIO tips: element wrapped in a div is not clickable

Glad you found it helpful!

How long have you worked at the same company?

I'm in the middle of that ride. It's more of a step sideway...

How long have you worked at the same company?

7 years in October. I've switched teams every few years, an...

Login best practices

That's what they excel at, you can even configure MFA, rese...

Login best practices

If you're building this to learn about authentication/autho...

"Damn! Now I have to use Vim"

I hadn't known about that - I just played with it on OSX us...

"Damn! Now I have to use Vim"

An former coworker of mine used to use the vim keyboard map...

How important is stats knowledge in software development?

As a front-end dev, I wind up needing to understand charts ...

How does your organization handle data backups?

We use RDS for all our databases which gets you data as rec...

If your manager told you to spend the next two weeks working on any "fun and fulfilling" project at work, what would you do?

My upcoming work hackathon project will be a tool to aggreg...

What is a good team lead in your opinion?

A good team lead has to be able to fire (or at least remove...

What is the career track at your job?

My company has a career track similar to that picture. Ther...

To Semicolon, Or Not To Semicolon;

I enforce semicolons via eslint. If I don't, then I find my...

What are your five most used terminal commands?

1 3015 28.0283% git 2 600 5.57776% c...

9 books that helped me navigate my first time being a tech lead

Been there. Done that. And seen manager managers burn out a...

9 books that helped me navigate my first time being a tech lead

Debugging Teams was one of my favorites!

9 books that helped me navigate my first time being a tech lead

That's exciting! Looks like you're off to a great start. Go...

9 books that helped me navigate my first time being a tech lead

If you're already facing some issues on your team, read Deb...

9 books that helped me navigate my first time being a tech lead

Thanks for commenting! I had meant to leave all the links t...

Not Dev, not Ops, what are we?

Hi! I was leading a team that sounds like a similar role as...

3 things you might see in your logs once your site is public

Funny story about WAF. We had enabled it and were piping th...

Help! I'm a Tech Lead

Tech lead positions vary a bunch from company to company, a...

Show off your stickers!

LOL @ Saturday the 14th. Took me a minute to get it.

My experience with toxic teams

I've wound up with a bunch of health problems with some probl...

Actually, callbacks are fine

Thanks for writing this up! I was first introduced to curry...

Why might a project/company use a monorepo?

My take on the monorepo argument after seeing it play out on ...

writing quick and dirty scripts using bash

Ruby/JS are my go-tos for anything more than 20 lines of ba...

managing db users in postgres & mysql

I've updated the post - thanks for the feedback!

managing passwords and other secrets across teams

Bitwarden definitely fits the bill, its great that you can ...

4 things I’m looking for when hiring a junior DevOps engineer

This was a great idea - just posted it - dev.to/intricatecl...

Which tools are you using for CI and why?

I've used Jenkins at 2 companies now. One jenkins instance ...

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