Doug Mellon

2021

Jul 6

Developing an open MLS API

*This is a living document for the project About the project One of my priorities for the next year is to build a better understanding of API development. As is common with junior developers, I continue to find myself in tutorial hell - repeating the same principles in different languages and frameworks - which limits my ceiling of knowledge. To escape this cycle and build on my foundation, I have …

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Jul 1

Notes: Designing Data Intensive Applications

Chapter 1 (July 1st, 2021 - Present) Initial questions: How do you ensure that the data remains correct and complete, even when things go wrong internally? How do you provide consistently good performance to clients, even when parts of your system are degraded? How do you scale to handle an increase in load? What does a good API for the service look like? Three main concerns: A.

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