List of resources to prepare for the interview

Mock Interviews interviewing.io (beta), Free Pramp, Free CareerCup, Paid Algorithms Cracking the Code Interview, Book byte by byte, Website and YouTube CS50, YouTube Interview Cake, Website HackerRank, Website LeetCode, Website Operating Systems Operating System Concepts, Book Architecture Design Intro to Architecture and Systems, YouTube Behavioural Intro to Behavioural Interviews, YouTube   Original article with explanations: https://medium.freecodecamp.org/software-engineering-interviews-744380f4f2af

What is a Service Mesh? Introductory article from NginX

The original is here — https://www.nginx.com/blog/what-is-a-service-mesh/ Another small introductory article on Istio you can find here. A service mesh is a configurable infrastructure layer for a microservices application. It makes communication between service instances flexible, reliable, and fast. The mesh provides service discovery, load balancing, encryption, authentication and authorization, support for the circuit breaker pattern, and other …

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Istio — platform for managing and connecting your microservices. Service mesh

https://istio.io/docs/concepts/what-is-istio/overview.html It’s flexible and modular service mesh made by Google, IBM and Lyft. It is a platform for managing your kubernetes system. It’s responsible traffic management, observability, policy enforcement, service identity and security. It provides features like service discovery, load balancing, A/B experiments, canary deployments, circuit breaking and health checks.

Kubectl helpful commands

Scale (up/down) pods:

More commands here — https://kubernetes.io/docs/reference/kubectl/overview/

Using npm registry from corporate network

In a company we have some kind of proxy that does not allow to install npm packages via npm or yarn. You can get rid of this problem using this addition to yarn add:

Or you can also replace global property with

https://stackoverflow.com/a/22390936/801426

Performance comparison table for javascript frameworks

http://www.stefankrause.net/js-frameworks-benchmark7/table.html Example results are as follows:

Execution context and activation object in details

There are many interesting articles both in Russian and English. You can start with this one — http://dmitrysoshnikov.com/ecmascript/javascript-the-core/#execution-context-stack. In Russian — http://dmitrysoshnikov.com/ecmascript/ru-javascript-the-core/#stek-kontekstov-ispolneniya The short summary Javascript runtime is synchronous and processes Execution Context Stack. It’s bottom Execution Context is global object as everything starts with this. When some function or eval is being called, runtime …

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Multiple react applications on one page. Theory

Yes, it can be done. That’s how you render several react apps on one page:

Implementations of sort algorithms in javascript

Implementations of bubble, selection, merge, and quick sorts. https://gist.github.com/bullgare/0da3207aa55a200ce36837ff904962a2

Cool talk on js event loop and call stack

It’s junior-middle level, but animations are nice as well. https://youtu.be/8aGhZQkoFbQ Here’s an article about almost the same but in more details about difference between tasks’ queue (timeouts) and microtasks’ queue (promises and DOM modifications). The main idea is that there are several queues that have different priorities. And microtasks are more important than tasks. https://jakearchibald.com/2015/tasks-microtasks-queues-and-schedules/