Code Refactoring Step-by-Step Examples. Part V of V Mini-Tech Series

In part I of our refactoring series we talked about what is code refactoring, and why it deserves an investment during development.  Part II was all about when to choose to refactor, what situations it’s absolutely crucial to refactor in, and our teams take on the clean code approach. In Part III we highlighted consideration points and…

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Common Signals for Refactoring. Part IV of V Mini-Tech Series

In part I of our refactoring series we talked about what is code refactoring, and why it deserves an investment during development.  Part II was all about when to choose to refactor, what situations it’s absolutely crucial to refactor in, and our teams take on the clean code approach. In Part III we highlighted consideration points and…

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Spark Shares: Reflecting on Remote Work

When did you join Spark Equation and what do you do? In April of 2019, I joined the Spark team as a backend engineer working on a system integration project for Shiftgig. I gained experience and grew here. I work on processes and I’m responsible for the logic and data that sits on the server-side.…

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Spark Shares: Lessons from a Full-Stack Engineer

Tell us about your career journey at Spark Equation. I first started with Spark Equation 3 years ago as a software engineer. Since then, I have grown into my full-stack software engineer position. As a developer, I not only write code for front-end web applications, but I also write API code that sits in the…

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Serverless Microservice Reference Architecture

This reference architecture walks you through the decision-making process involved in designing, developing, and delivering the onboarding platform by HRcloud (a fictitious company). The goal is to provide you with practical hands-on experience in working with several integral cloud services and technologies that effectively are used in building serverless-based microservice architectures. We hope to illuminate…

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Hyperautomation: How Can Small and Medium-Sized Companies Capitalize on it?

No matter how you spell hyper-automation (you’ll see it with and without the hyphen too), it may sound like a sci-fi concept—like the hyperdrive the Millennium Falcon was continually struggling with. You may already understand how automation removes headaches and makes several business processes more manageable and more efficient. But hyper-automation? Why all the hype?…

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What You Need to Know about Data Mesh

Data is king, but there is so much of it out there that it can be hard to rule it without the right architecture. And the trouble isn’t just finding the right architecture, but adapting from your original data structure, unwieldy as it may currently be, to something that gets data into decision-makers hands faster…

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Leveraging AI for Small Business

Small businesses employ almost half of the workers in the United States. In Europe, more than a third of workers were employed by small businesses. Various estimates put overall global employment by small businesses at around 7 of every 10 people. Most of those numbers came before the pandemic hit, however. Unfortunately, these small businesses…

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