Recently, I have started learning terraform (not by choice) because one of the clients needs it. Its a neat tool to manage your infra as code, no doubt about it. But if you ask my personal opinion as a dev, I would say go with the native cloud solution. For ex - AWS CDK. Native not only has all the required features to work with your cloud provider but also streamlines and … [Read more...] about Deploy Lambda Function and API Gateway With Terraform
The notification system is a very important part of any organization, especially financial orgs. For ex: It is very important to tell people about their upcoming payments. Or that the order has been placed successfully with the receipt of their order. It gives them feedback that things went well. But have you ever given any thought to how notification works or is delivered … [Read more...] about Design A Notification System
Replication simply means keeping a copy of the same data on multiple machines connected via a network. These machines could be present in different parts of the world and not necessarily in the same perimeter. There are many benefits of having this redundancy that you will see later in this article. The objective is this article is to provide some insights into different … [Read more...] about Replication – How Is It Done In Distributed Systems?
Code reusability is the holy grail for software development. You might have heard that developers should write code once and reuse it everywhere. Or, never write the same code twice... and a lot of things on similar lines. But have you ever questioned this? Is redundancy such a bad thing after all? Don't you think these statements are subjective? Applied to specific … [Read more...] about Freedom From Redundancy Is A Trade-off
Before diving into the best code review practices, I always ask this question - Why do we need a Code Review process? Code review process exists to improve the software development lifecycle (SDL). To improve the software and code that we are writing. This is done by adding an extra layer to the development process where your peers will take a look at the code to … [Read more...] about Code Review Best Practices For Software Engineers
Malicious + Software = Malware This is one heck of a topic under ethical hacking. Malware is any piece of software that was built with the intention to do some damage to the device on which it is running on. There are a lot of variants. Every Malware is built with a dedicated objective. That depends on the hacker who designs in. That said, the main objective of every … [Read more...] about What is Malware? Types Of Malware? How To Protect Yourself Against It?
Why this Article? When I started working as a manual tester, I was a complete noob in the IT industry. I was like a fresh bun out of oven kind of graduate that time. All I knew about testing was to create test cases and execute them. My initial job tasks included boundary value analysis, equivalent partitioning, writing hundreds of test cases in the excel. My aim back then … [Read more...] about Deliver Good Quality UI as a Tester and Enhance User Experience
Every enterprise has its own principles. Principles that takes it towards the goals. Principles that give birth to practices which are the underlying foundation for all the implementation. Similarly, Microservices has its own set of principles that helps its implementer to make the correct decision when given multiple options to choose from. Principles are like … [Read more...] about Principles Of Microservices: How To Architect A Solution
Microservice is a new hot trend in the Application Architecture Landscape. Everyone in the IT world is talking about microservices. Every enterprise is either working on a microservice or porting their existing monolith to Microservices. This term has become really popular that people outside of the organization are also using it to explain something or the other. In any … [Read more...] about Why Would You Use Microservices (Advantages and Disadvantages)?
I visited my hometown after 18 months of constant IT grilling. It always feels good to come back home, I get to eat all the tasty delights my Mom make for me. I like the way people live here - simple and boring. I always visit the nearby ground to play with my brother and friends. But every coming year I see lesser and lesser people coming out of their houses in the … [Read more...] about Is Technology Taking Life Away From The People