Young Reacts #134

As I talk to different teams about their management roles, I realize that I haven’t actually interviewed for a manager role before. I underestimated the amount of preparation and failed to present myself in the clearest and best way. In fact, I’ve received one feedback saying I should have prepared more. There weren’t that many resources available online, but I found one at Exponent and will give that a go.

Software Engineering ⚙️

GitHub Copilot

GitHub announced a VS Code extension that could produce simple functions based on the context. The webpage sure looks impressive. But I don’t have access, so I do not know if it works well yet. Even if it does, I wonder if it has a risk of leaking the proprietary code to the outside.

Is WebAssembly magic performance pixie dust?

This article shattered my misconception that WebAssembly will always make things faster than Javascript. No, WebAssembly may be able to do so in the future, but V8 is already very good at running Javascript fast.

Collecting GraphQL Live Query Resource Identifier with GraphQL Tools

I liked how the author solved eventing by wrapping GraphQL resolvers with common data registration. I wonder how to scale if the number of live queries grows too big.

People ❤️

Dealing with Disappointment

Putting myself out there has the potential to disappoint. I heard from my top-choice role that they wouldn’t move forward with me. It hurt then and still does. But as the article says, “although disappointment is inevitable, being discouraged is always a choice.”

Business 💸

Exclusive: New LinkedIn Data Leak Leaves 700 Million Users Exposed

LinkedIn allowed a malicious actor to scrape data off of its API. While LinkedIn asserts that it’s technically not a breach, it still doesn’t put my mind at ease.

Slopes Diaries #40: The Droid (Stats) You’re Looking For

No explicit takeaways, but I liked reading an indie developer’s experience releasing an Android port of their iOS app.

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