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.
The Spring Security framework is the de facto industry standard when it comes to securing Spring-based apps, but it can be tricky to configure.
In this article, Toptal Software Engineer Ioram Gordadze demonstrates how you can implement it without wasting too much time.
Pandoc is a software package capable of converting documents into various formats, and since it’s available as a Docker image, it’s easy to run.
In this article, Toptal Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Phillip Edwards demonstrates how you can easily create a robust publication chain using Pandoc, Docker, and a pinch of Markdown.
Adopting declarative-style programming techniques allows teams to create web applications that are easier to extend and maintain.