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Wiring Serverless Routines With Firebase

Do we use a lot of smaller routines with Firebase Functions? Or one big one? We'll explore the options in this post.
Rob Conery
4 min read

Thinking In Events With Firebase

There are no "best practices" or established architectural patterns with Firebase Functions. So what do we do when we receive payment from the customer?...
Rob Conery
4 min read

Should I Trust Firebase? Of Course Not!

Let's address the elephant in the room: Should you trust a service like Firebase to handle your business? Not unless you want your pants...
Rob Conery
4 min read

Kicking The Tires On This Serverless Thing

Yes, I know, you're sick of the term. The idea is interesting... but is it realistic? In this blog series we'll find out.
Rob Conery
7 min read

Writing A Book Is Frustratingly Addictive

I want to love this process... I ... want to ...
Rob Conery
8 min read

Diversity and Speaking

I'm hoping to do some small part to encourage conference diversity.
Rob Conery
3 min read

Writing A Book: The Imposter’s Handbook

There is so much I don't know about Computer Science. I figured I'd share that with you
Rob Conery
4 min read

Yet Another Fork In The Road

I both love and hate when things go upside down in my career. A little panic mixed with the intoxicating effect of opportunity.
Rob Conery
2 min read

Red4 Store Part 5: Fun With Phoenix, OTP, and…

I've taken a little time from blogging about Elixir and this little project, mainly because I wanted to dive into OTP a bit more,...
Rob Conery
8 min read

JSONB and PostgreSQL: Work Faster By Ditching Migrations

I am not a fan of migrations - never have been and probably never will be. They were interesting when Rails first came out,...
Rob Conery
2 min read