Refactored 101: "Microservices Suck"

Wherein Frank doesn't AI and Chris still wants to use Rails 2.

published Apr 13, 2023
Show Notes

Refactored #101: “Microservices Suck”

On this episode of Refactored…

  • Frank argues that Microsoft is the best… because they’re consistenly poor. The logic kinda hurts Chris' brain, but also works, oddly. It’s a strange world we live in.
  • The guys talk about microservices. Do you want to build them? Probably not. But! They are web scale (NSFW)… so… ya got that going for you.
    • For a lot of businesses, the guys argue it’s an antipattern. Distracts from getting the jerb done.
    • Microservices may just be worse than NoSQL. Maybe.
  • The guys debate innovation - how much “new” you should bite off with each project.
  • SIMPLICITY is a first class feature. Don’t forget it, schlub!
  • The pick of the week is ChatGPT Plus, Chris' new junior developer. Now you too can become a prompt engineer!
  • … and much more!

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