Three Developer Articles that Interested Me This Week — 11/28/2022

Nick Hodges
1 min readNov 28, 2022


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Engineering Productivity: What Not to Do

I talk a lot about metrics (and wrote recently about it here), and this is a good list of how not to measure your team. Metrics are very tricky and need to be used with great fear and trepidation.

Null vs. Undefined in JavaScript

Null might be the biggest mistake in the history of computing, but it wasn’t enough for the Javascript development team! No, they had to go and add undefined. Great.

What is the JAMstack and how do I get started?

If you haven’t looked at JAMStack, you need to. It is an interesting concept. Add on top of it server-side rendering, and you get an interesting way to think about web applications.