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    Using DynamoDB Streams with the Serverless Framework

    DynamoDB Streams are a convenient way to react to changes in your database. And surprisingly easy to use 🥳
    January 4th, 2022

    pg-mem and jest for smooth integration testing

    The cult of TDD leads you down a dark and stormy path towards brittle code with a false sense of security. But there is a better way. A sweet spot between unit and heavy integration.
    December 21st, 2021

    Why null checks are bad

    Every null or undefined check doubles the number of tests you need 😱
    December 10th, 2021

    How to configure Jest with TypeScript

    Using plain Jest on a TypeScript codebase is kinda rough. No types in tests no thanks. Making Jest and TypeScript work together smoothly is something you do just rarely enough to forget the details. Hope this helps you and future me too ✌️
    October 19th, 2021

    Learn TypeScript in 5 minutes

    TypeScript solves many of JavaScript's sharpest edges. You don't need much to get started ✌️
    October 12th, 2021

    Stop SHOUTING = 'shouting'

    A hill I will die on 👉 global CONSTANT = 'constant' are bad
    September 21st, 2021

    A TypeScript trick for reusable hooks

    Reusable hooks are all fun and games until TypeScript starts yelling at you about incompatible types.
    February 19th, 2021

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