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Building a Better Product Through Customer Service
Danielle Heberling

Danielle Heberling | May 21, 2019

Building a Better Product Through Customer Service
As an individual coming from a customer support background that knows the value of being on the front lines, I am ecstatic that Stackery focuses on the customer across all teams. Moreover, I’m excited by the impact of having the front line perspective ingrained in the product we build. After all, the customers are the reason why we work so har...
How to Serverless Locally: The Serverless Dev Workflow Challenge
Sam Goldstein

Sam Goldstein | April 24, 2019

How to Serverless Locally: The Serverless Dev Workflow Challenge
Editor’s note: In July, we announced the ability to locally debug and develop any Lambda function, in any language or framework, against live cloud resources with any IDE, for free. You don’t even need a Stackery account! Take a look at this post from Sam to learn more about this exciting feature of Stackery. One of the biggest challenges whe...
The Lazy Programmer’s Guide to Web Scrapers
Anna Spysz

Anna Spysz | March 21, 2019

The Lazy Programmer’s Guide to Web Scrapers
I am a proud lazy programmer. This means that if I can automate a task, I will absolutely do it. Especially if it means I can avoid doing the same thing more than once. Luckily, as an engineer, my laziness is an asset - because this week, it led me to write an HTML scraper for our Changelog, just so I wouldn’t have to manually update the Chan...
A Greater Gatsby: Modern, Static-Site Generation
Toby Fee

Toby Fee | February 04, 2019

A Greater Gatsby: Modern, Static-Site Generation
Gatsby is currently generating a ton of buzz as the new hot thing for generating static sites. This has lead to a number of frequent questions like: A static…what now? How is GraphQL involved? Do I need to set up a GraphQL server? What if I’m not a great React developer, really more of a bad React developer? Does this mean our copywrit...
Chaos Engineering Ideas for Serverless
Danielle Heberling

Danielle Heberling | January 24, 2019

Chaos Engineering Ideas for Serverless
The Principles define chaos engineering as: The discipline of experimenting on a distributed system in order to build confidence in the system’s capability to withstand turbulent conditions in production. The high-level steps for implementing chaos experiments involve: defining your application’s steady state, hypothesizing the steady state ...
Why Serverless
Farrah Campbell

Farrah Campbell | January 14, 2019

Why Serverless
It’s a new decade and we’re moving on a number of exciting initiatives at Stackery, but I continue to be humbled by the opportunities, serverless users/enthusiasts, and audiences who are interested in hearing my story! Q1 is off to a busy start for me. I have a number of international talks planned and I have been working hard to continue to le...
Serverless in 2019: From 'Hello World' to 'Hello Production'
Chase Douglas

Chase Douglas | January 04, 2019

Serverless in 2019: From 'Hello World' to 'Hello Production'
A Look Ahead As the CTO of Stackery, I have had a unique, inside view of serverless since we launched in 2016. I get to work alongside the world’s leading serverless experts, our customers, and our partners and learn from their discoveries. It’s a new year: the perfect time to take stock of professional progress, accomplishments, and goals. T...
Conquering a Double-Barrel Webpack Upgrade
Anna Yovandich

Anna Yovandich | December 20, 2018

Conquering a Double-Barrel Webpack Upgrade
Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve prioritized some sustaining product goals to polish the codebase and update some big ticket dependencies. Among those updates were: React, Redux, and Webpack - the biggies. The first two were pretty painless and inspired the confidence to approach updating Webpack from v2 to v4 like maybe no big deal! Thoug...

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