Category: Technology

  • Uncommon Observations about the VESA Studio Display

    I have used a Studio Display with a VESA mount and nano-texture glass for a bit over a week. Here are some uncommon observations about this particular model coming from an LG UltraFine 5K and two Intel MacBook Pros. macOS rotates the screen for you when the display is rotated into portrait. This works perfectly […]

  • The Joy of Migration

    I recently purchased a MacBook Pro. I was eagerly expecting a seamless setup experience. The experience was not seamless. The good news is I have a working system. The bad news is it took a while to get here. I’m writing my experience to help others who may also be setting up a new Mac […]

  • Node.js and Yahoo

    I kicked off NodeSummit today with a short talk about where Yahoo uses Node, why we continue to use Node, and the practices that help us use Node effectively. First talk of the day. I spoke a bit about a project I’ve spent the last year on: using Node to handle data pushed out of […]

  • Eran Hammer’s Response to Netflix’s “Node.js in Flames”

    Eran Hammer on Node.js web framework design tradeoffs and why there is no “best” framework: If you haven’t read Netflix’s Node.js in Flames blog post you should. It is a great deep dive into debugging a node performance problem. The post includes useful tips that can help you solve similar problems. That said… My feedback […]

  • Cross-Browser Testing at DeveloperWeek

    The fine folks at Sauce Labs invited me to speak at DeveloperWeek San Francisco about browser testing at Yahoo scale. We test YUI on IE 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, & 11, iOS 6 & 7, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, which runs over 120,000 tests on every push. We’ve learned a lot about how to […]

  • Infrastructure as force multiplier

    Steve Klabnik considers “Is npm worth 26MM?”: If you want to repeatably manufacture an open source ecosystem, you need capital to do so. And a firm that’s progressive enough to understand the indirect payoffs of investing in infrastructure is poised to have a huge advantage. npm’s CEO:

  • Yeti 0.2.27 — First-class code coverage

    Less than a week since the last release and as promised, Yeti 0.2.27 has shipped today with code coverage support. Yeti 0.2.27 provides first-class code coverage reporting provided by Istanbul. Simply use Yeti with the -c or –coverage option. By default, Yeti will instrument your code on-the-fly and show a brief summary. Yeti has ran […]

  • Yeti 0.2.26 released

    I’ve released a new version of Yeti, the test runner we use here on Yahoo’s YUI team. Since August 2013, Yeti has automated 33,661,505 tests in CI for us. Today’s release prints useful feedback to stderr when Yeti is used in CI. It also includes a fix for issue #74 (Unable to serve error) and […]