Fail Fast!

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Yesterday I commented on Slack that we would ditch the message queue and do direct API calls everywhere. That will solve some minor problems that we’ve known of all along and facilitate better front-end functionality going forward.

Best-Laid Plans?

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We have a small team and we’re trying to pull off a grand endeavour, and with that in mind, I’ve tried to keep to technologies that we already know whenever possible. That means occasionally making concessions between how I might suggest we do something in the proverbial “perfect world” versus the tools we might use to ensure success.