Check out our illustrated guide of how-tos for handling a variety of AppDev SNAFUs:
As anyone who lives near the Pacific Ocean can attest, the threat of sea-born interdimensional creatures wreaking havoc on infrastructure is an ever-present one. Once Godzilla and friends break land, it can often take hours for a team of giant mechs to deal with them. In the meantime, you can say sayonara to bridges, skyscrapers, and your data center.
The frustration of being stuck with a terrible tool or slow-moving service that makes our work harder is one of the most common (and least fun) features of a career in tech. But sometimes a solution is so incredibly bad, so maddeningly wrong, that you feel you absolutely must do something. The problem is that everyone else around you seems fine with the status quo and there’s pushback when you suggest ways to fix or improve things.
Migrating existing apps to the cloud is never straightforward, especially when you’re refactoring a legacy monolith (insert COBOL jokes here). But here’s the important thing to understand about venerable apps in long-established companies: these are the apps that make the moolah. Do not, under any circumstances, break them.
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