Video: web architecture & streaming GraphQL

In this video, Rob Richard (Senior Director, Front-end Engineering) discusses the @defer directive in GraphQL (starts at 36:20) and Tim Whidden (VP, Engineering) discuss 1stdibs’s front-end architecture and how to mock it in development. The talk took place in Vilnius, Lithuania on March 14th, 2019. Find links to the slides below: 1stdibs’s Front-End Architecture Streaming… post continues

From Apache/PHP to Node.js & Express

If you’re part of an engineering team that is currently using PHP and thinking of moving to Node.js, this post is for you. We won’t go into the nitty-gritty of porting PHP to Node.js and there will be no basics of Node.js. We will cover our decision-making; a description of where we started; higher-level considerations… post continues