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Using Amazon X-Ray and Lambda Integration to Trace Serverless Application Performance

Apr 27, 2017 | by Samuel Thurston, Software Engineer | Tags: Cloud

Serverless application architectures are still an emerging art form. One of the big challenges serverless architectures pose is traceability and debugging. Because we are dealing with many discrete entities performing as a single cohesive unit, we want to be able to see the impact of those entities on the system as a whole.

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All Models Are Wrong; Some Models Are Useful

Apr 25, 2017 | by Andrew Smith, Senior Systems Architect | Tags: Software Engineering Process

This past week, Dennis Corpman and I gave a presentation at IEEE ProCon, a long-standing annual Professional Development conference held by the Cedar Rapids section of the IEEE. Our presentation focused on lessons learned along the agile path. As a way of framing our exploration, we used Patrick Lencioni's Five Dysfunctions of a Team to examine team interactions in a daily standup, and we used elements of an Agile Mindset to examine a sprint retrospective.

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Creating a Simple App in Vue.js

Apr 20, 2017 | by Clay Schumacher, Senior Software Engineer | Tags: Mobile App Development

Out of the many available javascript frameworks for creating web apps today, a more recent popular choice is Vue.js. It takes cues from other popular frameworks like Angular and React and ends up with what they believe is the best of both worlds.

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Meet Our Team: Brian Slattery

Apr 13, 2017 | by Daniela Williams, Project Manager | Tags: Meet Our Team

Welcome back to the Meet Our Team Q&A series. My name is Daniela Williams, Project Manager at ISE, and I’ll be asking ISE team members questions to help give insight into what makes us tick.

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