The Senior Developer Scam

John Sung Kim 4 min read Follow @JohnSungKim Think you found a great software developer for “cheap” on a marketplace or thru email spam? Unless you know how to code, it’s likely you’re going to get scammed. Here’s why – There’s a wave of scammers paying...

March 24, 2020
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Python 2020: Modern Best Practices

Python and related tooling continues to progress and evolve. I’d like to share some of the tools and practices we’re using at JetBridge to develop python web applications. This is by no means an exhaustive account or a definite list of all best practices, and I...

January 6, 2020
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What’s The Deal With Toptal?

John Sung Kim 3 min read Follow @JohnSungKim There was recently a lot of swirl around a co-founder lawsuit and disgruntled investors at TopTal, a freelancer marketplace that competes with UpWork and Fiverr. While I don’t agree with doing business this way, a startup has many...

September 11, 2019

Serverless WebSockets

Since I love not running servers I’ve been excited about the chance to use serverless WebSockets via AWS API Gateway. In this new scheme you define Lambda functions that react to events such as authentication, connect, disconnect, and user-defined events that can be read from JSON message bodies.

August 4, 2019