Florian Herlings.

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Large scale search, React Hooks, things that end users care about…

Hello there,

the holiday season is approaching, servers are recovering from Black Friday and more and more trees find their way into people’s homes. I hope you are well, I hope you are able to recover from this stressful year and I hope you are able to get home early these days. As usual, I am thankful for feedback and recommendations.

The Architecture of a Large-Scale Web Search Engine, circa 2019

This is a great article, by the cliqz team that describes (in great detail) how they build their search product using open source technology. Full of great insights!

Thinking in React Hooks by Amelia Wattenberger

Still need to catch up on Reack Hooks? Here is a very easy to consume side-by-side comparison of react hooks to their “classic” react counterparts.

Challenging projects every programmer should try by Austin Z. Henley

An article with great ideas on projects, that developers could build to gain more insights into building software and becoming better at their craft.

Things end users care about but programmers don’t by the Instadeq Team

As we are all both users and programmers, I think we can all heavily relate with both sides of the coin here: Yes, I want all of those things, but I also don’t want to implement these things, because they are kind of hard to implement.

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