balalaika IT newsletter #1
Have you ever doubted CSS-in-JS? I was a huge antagonist myself until I heard this Max Stoiber's talk.
Deep dive into React concurrent mode. Get ready for the future!
"Using React ref and really understanding it are two different pair of shoes" - do you agree? Robin Wieruch explains it in detail.
Node.js v13.10.0 introduced a built-in CLS API, namely, new class AsyncLocalStorage located in the well-known experimental async_hooks module. In this short post you will get familiar with AsyncLocalStorage and its capabilities.
Worker Threads are gaining a lot of interest from Node.js community nowadays. If you want to learn more low-level details of their implementation, you should read this post.
Ryan Dahl thinks Deno is mature enough to release 1.0. Check it out yourself.
This article will help you to gain a deep knowledge of how much memory does a Java object take.
If you rely on
ScheduledThreadPoolExecutorclass to execute periodical tasks in a precise time fashion, you might want to read this blog post.
Andy Pavlo gives us a mind-blowing overview of database internals in his series of lectures "Advanced Database Systems". Ever wondered how your favorite tweets are stored? How challenging is it to implement a database at scale? Here is your answer.
Delta-delta encoding, Simple-8b, XOR-based compression, and more - These algorithms aren't magic, but combined they can save over 90% of storage costs and speed up queries. Here’s how they work.