A week of code (at work) and a weekend of code (for side hacks) so I'm pretty stoked to be writing plain old English to wrap up the week's writing!
Now, Turning to Reason, & Its Just Sweetness (the design)
A great write up about building scalable tests and in particular, an approach to decoupling our tests and our dependencies on external services. A definite read for anyone who is testing dependencies on other services (either internal or external.Read the post.
What’s wrong with estimates?
This is a great (and long) post discussing the way we use estimates in development and planning. In particular, how we continue to psychologically link abstract units to some sort of time (which is bad).
Developers On Call
On-Call seems to be the theme of the weekly but its certainly been a topic for discussion recently on Twitter. I broadly agree with John's approach to establishing on-call programs especially having been on-call in a former life.Read the post.
Securing Your GraphQL API from Malicious Queries
Max has written up an excellent set of tools to secure GraphQL endpoints from abuse. Don't use GraphQL? Thats cool too – the principles in this post apply to good ol' REST APIs too!Read the post.
Onward and API-ward folks!