Prematurely breaking your apps/services down into smaller services has significant trade-offs and could lead to a SOA on steroids disaster.

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Christian Posta
We hear the benefits of microservices architectures loud and clear; we hear the constant drum beat of how/why/by all means/etc you should be doing microservices; we know companies such as Amazon, Netflix and Gilt have successful microservices architectures.

Always vote for code over configuration.

Grunt vs Gulp – Beyond the Numbers — Jack Hsu
Just when you think that you’re in control,. Just when you think that you’ve got a hold,. Just when you get on a roll,. Here it goes, here it goes, here it goes again. OK Go – Here It Goes Again. And so the evolution of front-end development continues with Gulp, the new build system that has …

• Written in TypeScript
• Two-way data binding dropped
• Controller dropped
• $scope dropped
• Filter replaced with formatter
• New router
• Angular2 is more like a library (think about jQuery) than a framework
• Very likely to rewrite big parts of your application

Angular, which has a good community, is not what is favored internally by Google. It's not the library that is featured at their Google I/O conferences and it's not what is used to build most of their own apps.

The motivation for NG 2.0 relates mostly to internal issues and so do many of its design decisions.

Angular2 – First Impressions
On 18th of September 2014 was pushed the initial commit of version 2.0 of the AngularJS framework. A few weeks ago the core team at Google, published AngularJS’ 2.0 website and gave a couple of talks on ng-conf about their new router, change detection, templating, etc. I’m passionate about AngularJS since its early versions so I decided give it a try using the quick start. In the meantime I and also created an angular2-seed project for my test, d…