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How to break a Monolith into Microservices

As monolithic systems become too large to deal with, many enterprises are drawn to breaking them down into the microservices architectural style. It …

The 4 Most Intriguing Value Stocks On The NYSE

Limiting the research to just those stocks listed on the New York Stock Exchange — and which seem to qualify as “value” stocks based certain qualities inherent in the old school Benjamin Graham-style criteria –here are 4 that look intriguing:<p><b>Seaspan Corporation</b> is a Hong Kong-based shipping company …

Event Sourcing | Event Logging – An essential Microservice Pattern

As I mentioned in my previous post about how to fail with microservices, debugging a distributed system is a challenging task. Many things can wrong, …

What Is Value Investing?

Warren Buffett's favorite investing strategy made him one of the richest people in the world. Can it have a similar effect for you?<p>Often seen as the …

The Five ETFs You Definitely Want In Your IRA

<b>Synopsis</b><p>If you’re saving for retirement, you for sure will want to consider making an investment in ETF’s. While mutual funds have long been the …

IDG Contributor Network: 3 mistakes we made moving to a microservices architecture

My company, CircleCI, is a big believer in the blameless postmortem—the idea that when you discuss a project and take emotion out of the picture, you …

Top 10 Algorithms Every Programmer Must Know

The current world is experiencing an enormous upsurge in technological developments. New innovations are being introduced on a day to day basis. The …

Do you really need WebSockets? – Not again

Over the years I’ve had this conversation a couple of times. This post will explain why we use WebSockets, how they can be used, what alternatives …

REST vs GraphQL APIs, the Good, the Bad, the Ugly

note, this doc is written by my co-worker Derric, but we blog at the same place.<p>Since being introduced by Facebook, GraphQL has taken the API world …

Software Development

Rich Americans have found yet another tax loophole

The loophole lies in the law’s 20 percent deduction for owners of small businesses run as partnerships, limited liability companies and the like. …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

Tutorials

What Is a Family Limited Partnership?

Want a way to protect your family's wealth from the IRS? Enter the FLP.<p>We all want to avoid taxes, and not just the kind imposed on our weekly or …

30 Amazing Vue.js Open Source Projects for the Past Year (v.2018)

<b>For the past year</b>, we’ve compared nearly 3,000 Vue.js open source projects to pick Top 30 (1% chance).<p>This is a competitive list and it carefully …

Growing $192K To $1M; This Is How A Former Private Banker Does It

<i>You might want to print or bookmark this article as it is over 2,700 words of wisdom</i><p>If you have been following me for a few months, you already know …

How to Use This Secret Tool to Find Amazing Flight Deals

Even if you've never heard of Matrix by ITA software, you've certainly seen its magic at work. It powers both Google Flights as well as KAYAK, and is …

Google Flights

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

The secret to being a top developer is building things! Here’s a list of fun apps to build!

You can only become a great developer by putting the effort in. Imagine for a moment — You can’t become fit physically by reading a lot about …

Investing in These 3 Stocks Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

Betting on these three stalwarts in their industry today could fetch you incredible returns in your golden years.<p>Who doesn't want to retire a …

If You're Retired, Consider Buying These 2 High-Yield Stocks

Here are two high-yield options for you if you're retired, one for your IRA and the other in a traditional brokerage account.<p>Income generation …

Psychic who predicted Donald Trump's election win reveals EVERYTHING that will happen in 2018

A psychic who foretold the unlikely election victory of Donald Trump back in 2016 has revealed what next year has in store for us.<p>Craig …

North Korea

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

Landlording Has Never Been Easier Thanks To This Company

Back in 2011, once the economy had recovered a bit from the 2008 housing crisis, many investors returned to the real estate market with the idea of becoming part-time landlords.<p>Ryan Coon and Laurence Jankelow, old time friends since studying together at the University of Illinois, who were both …

Real Estate

Legendary investor Jim Rogers on fear, gold, and the one sector to be bullish on

Jim is a legendary investor, best-selling author and Guinness World Record holder. So when he speaks, smart investors listen.<p>Today, we're sharing a few more of Jim's insights… on fear in the market, how to buy gold and the one sector Jim is bullish on today…<p><b>How being "fearless" is good… …

All the fundamental React.js concepts, jammed into this single Medium article

Last year I wrote a short book on learning React.js which turned out to be about 100 pages. This year, I am going to challenge myself to summarize it …

9 Dividend Stocks to Buy for 6%-Plus Yields

Dividend plays with seriously high yields aren’t particularly easy to come by these days, at least not without stretching and probably taking more …

3 Stocks You Can Safely Own Until 2030

Here's why we think investors should hang on to these three businesses for decades to come.<p>We Fools love to invest in companies for the ultra …

See Why Index Funds Beat Actively-Managed Funds

Why Index Funds Beat Actively-Managed Funds<p>Top Reasons to Choose Index Funds for Investing<p>Updated March 18, 2018<p>Why do index funds outperform …

Investing

The 7 Best REITs to Buy for High Yield and Growth

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) really took a beating in the second half of last year. From the late summer peak through the post-election …

Investing

Top 5 Monthly Dividend Stocks for 2018 | Investopedia

Most dividend-paying stocks do so on a quarterly basis, but you can find equities that will pay you each month. If you reinvest dividends, you can …

10 Dividend Growth Stocks That Simply Print Money

History has taught us that dividend growth stocks are the absolute best way to grow both your income and wealth over time.<p>One such group of dividend …

Investing