Extracting functional components from a monolithic app into a service can be a daunting task but choosing the right tools and techniques for the job can expedite the process.
In this article, Toptal Backend Engineer Maciek Rzasa recounts how his team extracted billing functionality from the Toptal platform and how they overcame a series of performance issues.
The Apple M1 processor represents a significant step forward for Apple, but what does it mean for developers, designers, and other professionals using Apple hardware?
In this article, Toptal Engineering Blog Editor Nermin Hajdarbegovic outlines what makes the M1 different and what professionals need to keep in mind should they choose to upgrade their hardware.
Time and date manipulation is notoriously difficult. Developers encountering time zone rules, leap seconds, differences in locale-specific formatting are wise to resort to popular time and date manipulation libraries. But without thinking about how exactly they work, it's still easy to create all sorts of obscure bugs.
Git provides basic branching operations, but advanced patterns are left up to the user. The popular "Git flow" branching model helps, but can also complicate some common procedures.
Thankfully, a new variation retains the benefits, while streamlining everyday work.
The release of Vue 3 brought about substantial performance improvements, but they should not overshadow the introduction of new features and paradigms.
In this article, Toptal Full-stack Developer Luka Mikec introduces you to the new Composition API and explains what Vue 3 means for code expressiveness, organization, and reuse.
Learn practical TypeScript patterns with interfaces and extended classes. Avoid messy console.log() statements with Winston and the Node.js debug module. Create an Express.js-powered REST API back end from scratch!
Created by Google as an in-house testing tool, EarlGrey was open-sourced in 2016, and it quickly gained a sizable following in the iOS developer community.
In this article, Toptal Senior QA Automation Engineer Ciprian Balea explains why the Toptal talent app is tested using EarlGrey and demonstrates why you should consider it, too.