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Alex Rudenko

About me: software developer who is into JavaScript and NodeJS and constantly working on one or another side project and/or open source. I have a blog at https://alex-rudenko.com

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What is the best comment service for a hosted website?

There is a basic open-source backend implementation for Jus...

What is the best comment service for a hosted website?

I found one recently which is quite nice github.com/gitalk/...

What is the best comment service for a hosted website?

Hi, I am Alex, the creator of the mentioned service, JustComm...

Feature proposal: peer review of posts before publishing

The simplest thing I can imagine is an option to opt-in to ...

How long does your CI take?

~10 minutes

How would you write tests for a Node CLI?

I think this project github.com/sstephenson/bats can come h...

A License to Confuse

Have you seen this news twitter.com/reactjs/status/9646890....

How does your language handle memory?

That's right :-) Basically, I agree that the Rust is probab...

How does your language handle memory?

I am not an expert :-) I know only 2 main types of memory m...

Towards a JavaScript API Specification

What do you think of dev.to/orkon/jsx-on-the-backend-3fc3 ?

How to involve internal QA team in Software Development Process without disrupting the Dev team process?

I see. So there are a couple of options which in my opinion...

How to involve internal QA team in Software Development Process without disrupting the Dev team process?

Who are implementors?

Need recommendations in Mocking database / Testing Cleanup (Unit Testing)

For such API level tests, I usually use a real database ins...

dev.to Monthly Report -- January 2018

Do you plan to launch company blogs?

JSX on the Backend?!

Do you have some examples to show similarity? Isn't JavaScr...

How feasible is Serverless technology for startups?

I am trying to implement precisely this pay per use model w...

How feasible is Serverless technology for startups?

For just-comments.com/ I only use the serverless tech by AW...

A License to Confuse

I think React Native has less adoption and fewer apps in pr...

#Discuss - API Level Functional / Integration Tests in a Microservices Architecture

This is an excellent topic, and I would like to share my th...

Announcing Sustaining Memberships for dev.to

What is the transaction fee for you for $1 payment?

What tools do you use for monitoring?

Also, for website uptime monitoring I use updown.io/ which ...

What tools do you use for monitoring?

I have used the following: CloudWatch Logs/Metrics/Alerts: ...

In Defense of Electron

Would it be possible for a startup to focus on one platform...

Making Better HTTP APIs

Thanks for the comment! I agree that what you suggest is a ...

RESTful without HTTP Verbs

You can do it without relying on HTTP but you need to follo...

RESTful without HTTP Verbs

It's possible to avoid using HTTP verbs, but I would not ca...

If you could write a programming language how would it be?

Do you say that a 64-bit float-point number is as good as a...

What's your favorite GNU/Linux distro?

I am using Ubuntu since 2008/2009 or so. I have tried Arch ...

If you could write a programming language how would it be?

You forgot 64bit integers and, perhaps, proper integers in ...

Spectre & Meltdown: How does this affect mobile apps?

Apple's recommendation is to avoid installing apps from unt...

Should we wrap critical built-in modules?

I have heard a lot of troubling things about Angular: that ...

Single-Responsibility Principle done right

I think SRP might be more easily interpreted when applied t...

Pricing cannot be an afterthought

Thanks for the interesting post! I think, in addition to th...

Newb Valley

I think it's a bug: on HTTP version there are some styles (...

Add comments to your GatsbyJS blog within two minutes

Sure, just let me know if you need to export your comments.

Processor Security Flaws

I wonder if it has been exploited by someone before it beca...

Your experience with embedded JS code snippets

Have you considered using highlightjs.org/ for your website...

Client and Server API Protection

When this end point is simply serving as a back end calcul...

How to leave a job the right way

In Germany, a reasonably standard contract includes the not...

The importance of timeouts

A typical health check endpoint verifies that application ...

Where do you deploy your apps?

I was using Digital Ocean previously. Now I switched to AWS...

Should you commit your /vendor folder to git?

I never add dependencies to the version control, only the loc...

Making Better HTTP APIs

Mostly for these three reasons: when IDs need to have a s...

Making Better HTTP APIs

Thanks for the comment. Getting away with a PUT request onl...

Today I am shutting down my side project

Well, some companies do donate to open source projects. I t...

About Windows for devs

If Windows works for you and if it does not limit you, just...

Using JWTs for Authentication in RESTful Applications

I think that would work for the session/client-auth use cas...

Making Better HTTP APIs

it requires a second roundtrip This is true. I mention ...

Using JWTs for Authentication in RESTful Applications

Thanks for the great article! One remark: I would not put t...

Making Better HTTP APIs

Given that we are talking about payments and those are usu...

[Question] Are we still doing 'native' browser plugins in 2017/2018?

If you want to build something using tech that is complete...

[Question] Are we still doing 'native' browser plugins in 2017/2018?

It seems like the support of native plugins has been deprec...

Making Better HTTP APIs

Btw great website with patterns: restalk-patterns.org/index...

Making Better HTTP APIs

Have you ever dealt with the problem of duplicate requests ...

What characters should be allowed in HTTP Basic Authentication userid and password

As far as I know there are no other restrictions on HTTP le...

Making Better HTTP APIs

In the case of PUT operation, the server can easily check i...

Throwing code over a different fence

I like the term SRE a lot. In my opinion, it's less ambiguo...

What are some project ideas that beginners can work on to show in their portfolio?

Do you have some other hobby except for programming? Try to...

Why Go for Node.js Developers

Have you tried the tools which compile a node program into ...

Why we went with PreactJs to power the dev.to frontend

I have also selected Preact for my side project. In this pr...

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