AC Spotlight - Angela Hsu

AC Spotlight - Angela Hsu

(The following article is property of Avenue Code, LLC, and was originally published with permission at TotalRetail on November 7, 2018.) 

Angela Hsu, Senior Vice President of Marketing and e-commerce at Lamps Plus, discusses her strategies for using marketing campaigns to generate sales through innovative and personalized digital consumer experiences.

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How a Gangster Saved My Day!

When a code change is required, the main consideration is how to reduce the impact of the new implementation on the existing code, thus reducing the possibility of introducing new bugs and instead keeping or improving components' high cohesion/low coupling relationship. That's when design patterns come to the rescue, offering proven solutions for almost all recurrent development needs.

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Your 60-Second Intro to GKE

Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) is a Google Cloud solution for container orchestration. With GKE, we can manage the Kubernetes ecosystem and all routines related to deploying, managing, and monitoring our applications. There are several advantages to using GKE instead of a manually-configured Kubernetes cluster.

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AC Spotlight - Eric Tam

(The following article is property of Avenue Code, LLC, and was originally published with permission at  TotalRetail on September 
25, 2018 .)  
Eric Tam is the Head of Digital and Technology at   Biossance, a natural, squalane skincare line. He spoke with us about his career experience, from pioneering e-commerce to creating a successful workplace while planning for the future of digital branding.
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React Context API

Let's talk about the React Context API that React 16.3 added. An "old" API existed, but people avoid using it now since documentation recommends the new version. So what's great about React Context API?

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Callback Hell, Promises, and Async/Await

Asynchronous JavaScript, which is JavaScript that uses callbacks, promises, and async/await, helps with functions that take time to return some value or to produce some result. This article gives a basic explanation of how callbacks, promises, and async/await work, and it also helps anyone who has struggled with unreadable callbacks.

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