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Delicious Reverie

blog of developer & bookworm benjamin read

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Delicious Reverie is a blog mostly about web development and JavaScript engineering. But it's unashamedly my personal blog too, so you might find a few other things such as recipes, my musical interests and poetry reviews.

I like to try to help my peers. Drop me a message if you'd like to say hi!


Recent posts:

The JavaScript CMS Landscape

I've been keenly interested in a specific subset of CMSes since about 2 years ago, when it became clear that Zopa would soon need to invest in one, and that I would be involved in choosing something that would be a good fit for the company. This post is a roundup of some of the great products available, and is the result of some of the research and proofs-of-concept I have made.

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Tools for Production Ready Code

Websites are great tools for communication, but it's remarkably easy to take them offline. For those organisations in which there's a huge financial investment and thousands — perhaps millions - of customers, reliability is a huge concern. The strategies and tools we are looking at here cover both prevention and resolution of problems that could occur to any website.

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Comparing two redux setups

I recently came across two different examples of setup that used Redux to manage state in a sample app. They were so different that I thought it was worth delving a little deeper into why, and how we can write Redux code so it's a good fit for our needs.

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