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Architecture Idea: Passive Models

Passive Models This is an idea for scaling out certain data when transitioning to a highly clustered architecture. TL;DR Don’t just read, mostly subscribe. Ideally suited for data that is read often, but rarely written; the higher the read:write ratio, the more you gain from this technique. This tends to happen to some types of data […]

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Improving the Promises API

 The Promises API seems to be everywhere these days, and it really is great at solving one of JavaScript’s weaknesses: complex dependencies between asynchronous code. For those new to promises, their most basic form is a queue of functions waiting for some asynchronous operation to complete.  When the operation is complete, it’s result is fed […]

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