Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 8th June 2015
June 12, 2015
Monolith vs Microservice First? - Patrick V
Microservices are the cool kid on the block, but they come with different complexity to a monolithic architecture. Both of these links discuss the trade offs at a highlevel - and in the case of Sam Newman in a particular example - of whether to start with a monolith or a microservice architecture. Sneak preview: Perhaps a small monolith is a good place to start on a greenfield project.
Consumer psychology made easy - Willa R
Cognitive Lode breaks behavioural economics and consumer psychology down into fun, shiny, and easy to understand nuggets
Finally, a date and time picker that doesn't suck - Tom S
I have been searching far and wide for decent date and time picker and finally decided on Amsul’s pickadate.js. It offers plenty of style customisation and configuration and so far I can’t fault it.
Inject and the healthy kind of headache - Pedro M
I have found myself return to this blog post lately trying to solve a couple of problems. It gives the kind of headache I like: the one caused by learning. It is approaches the concept of monoids and their use in composition.
DateTime vs Time - Chris C
Mind bending design fiction from an alternative universe - Dom M