I got mdx-bundler working, yay! It’s live now and you can take a look at the PR. I haven’t had much success in benchmarking the results after removing MDXJS completely, but it definitely feels like the right decision. MDXJS seems to have come back to life with a v2 though — I’m gonna wait and see how that turns out. 👀
It’s almost October, so it’s almost time for Hacktoberfest! This year will be the 5th year (consecutively!) that I’m a part of it — and I’d like your help!.
I’ll create beginner-medium level issues for Hacktoberfest that participants can pick and raise PRs for, and I’d love if you check out sreetamdas.com and the code repository, and create an issue for something that you think can be improved. I’ll approve relevant issues with the requisite label and you can then start working on it! 😄
Uber’s Crazy YOLO App Rewrite, From the Front Seat — Gergely Orosz “I’ve worked on many projects throughout my career as a software engineer. However, Helix - Uber’s Rider app rewrite in 2016 introducing Swift and RIBs - stands as the craziest project by a margin. This is my story and some of my journal entries from the time.”
Partitioning GitHub’s relational databases to handle scale 10+ years ago, most of GitHub’s data was in a single MySQL database — they have grown since then. 😅 Here’s how they scaled their relational databases.
#1 Checkpoint: Of Debugging & Deadlines — Rajat Gupta reflecting on mistakes & learnings from the first 3 months of his first job.
That’s all for now, have a great week! If you’re in India and over the age of 18, please get vaccinated asap :)