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Choosing a Tech Stack

  • Building software is a costly decision, and choosing a tech stack has a lot to do with that expense long term.
  • The cost of choosing a tech stack is substantial, but there are several considerations that I bring to the table when groups make this choice.
  • So, here is a list of considerations that I use with teams when they choose a tech stack.
  • I was working in one team, and the technical director insisted we use a database that they were a fan of.
  • In the next two months, our productivity cratered as the team tried to make sense of the new framework by treating it as though it was like the old one, fixing those issues, throwing it all out, and starting over more appropriately.
  • Next time the decision about tech stack comes up, I suggest slowing down and working through some of the questions I’ve developed.

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'Bad Boys for Life' wins the box office for a second-straight weekend

  • Sony's "Bad Boys for Life" continues to have an amazing run at the box office.
  • Saturday the action/comedy starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence crossed the $100 million mark at the domestic box office, then on Sunday it topped the domestic box office for a second-straight weekend, bringing in an estimated $34 million.
  • And it's possible the movie has enough witchcraft left in it to stay on the throne for one more weekend.
  • Next weekend the only competition is Paramount's gritty revenge tale "The Rhythm Section," starring Blake Lively as an assassin and directed by Reed Morano ("The Handmaid's Tale").
  • There's a chance audiences will favor the "Bad Boys" for a third weekend rather than Lively learning to become a contract killer.
  • Universal's "1917" has also crossed the $100 million mark at the domestic box office and came in second place this weekend with a $15.8 million take.

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New trailers: Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Netflix’s Taylor Swift documentary, and more

  • I feel like war movies all too often take the form of action films focused on big, broad, and misguided emotions like glory.
  • Disney is billing this as the show’s final season, so this isn’t exactly a way to keep Disney+ filled with new Star Wars content.
  • It doesn’t really matter whether Miss Americana is a very good documentary or not — it has intimate access to Taylor Swift, a behind-the-scenes look at the making of her latest album, and promises to explore much of the drama that surrounds her: people are going to watch it one way or another.
  • From there, I have no idea, and I’ll just say this truly feels like a Netflix movie — not exactly a must see, but very much an Okay sure, I’d like to know what’s going on now that this is autoplaying.
  • The movie stars Anne Hathaway and Ben Affleck and looks like it twists into a socio-political thriller.

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