Quantum Computing, Testing React, & More…
The dev digest is back once again this week with great links from the world of software. We’ll keep you up to date with news, emerging trends, and career advice for web developers, programmers, and software leaders. Let’s get right to it!
- 809 million records exposed in a publicly accessible MongoDB database: “This is just another case where someone has my data, and hundreds of millions of other people’s data, and I’ve absolutely no idea how they got it”
- There’s a lot of talk about quantum computers. But how close are they to actually being a reality?
- What are the benefits of serverless for NodeJS web apps and how hard is it to take advantage of them?
- It doesn’t take much code to implement a working solution for parsing dates with two-digit years–see if you can work out a solution before clicking to see Scott Hanselman’s
- Ars did an in-depth look at the history of WiFi security, from the dark ages of the internet to the new WPA3
- React components can be tricky to unit test; this post gives guidance on common cases
- Azure Container Instances make deployment via Docker easy, and this is a great tutorial to learn how
- Are you using Map.merge() in your Java programs? Learn this versatile but underused key-value method
- Have kids or know some kids who might be interested in technology? Here’s your guide to introducing them to coding
- When a developer finishes Sprint tasks early, do you assign more tasks from the backlog or allow room for creativity and innovation?
Tips from Intertech
- Mark Root has a new Angular Tutorial on Pipes this week and how to get started using them
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