If you have a million npm dependencies, distribute them in the dist package; aka. omnibus packages for JS
Based on the pain we’ve had trying to bring our Rails services up to the quality levels required, this looks pretty accurate in many respects. I’d augment this advice by saying: avoid RVM; use Docker.
‘VPC is the future and it is awesome, and unless you have some VERY SPECIFIC AND CONVINCING reasons to do otherwise, you should be spinning up a VPC per environment with orchestration and prob doing it from CI on every code commit, almost like it’s just like, you know, code.’
Wikimedia and Facebook have given Angolans free access to their websites, but not to the rest of the internet. So, naturally, Angolans have started hiding pirated movies and music in Wikipedia articles and linking to them on closed Facebook groups, creating a totally free and clandestine file sharing network in a country where mobile internet data is extremely expensive.