State management in React has been a hotly debated topic for years, yet little attention seems to be paid to enterprise-level applications and their specific requirements. Let’s take a closer look and compare three of the most popular state management tools available today.
How source code becomes a running program is often opaque: "Just run the compiler" is all that developers normally need to know.
Writing an interpreter from scratch—including its lexer and parser—is an illuminating challenge.
Visual regression testing is not a new concept. Toptal engineers routinely use it, but with looming deadlines, they sometimes need to innovate and improvise.
This article demonstrates how Toptal QA specialists leveraged UI testing and Cypress to run visual regression tests without resorting to specialized tools.
While React is often lauded for making front-end development more efficient, this popular library can be problematic for search engines.
In this article, Toptal Data Visualization Engineer Vineet Markan examines why React is challenging for SEO and outlines what software engineers can do to improve the search rankings of React websites.
Indexes and partitioning can help with SQL performance, but they're not cure-alls. Through everyday examples of date range and LIKE queries, find out how to "think like an RDBMS" to make yours run faster.