#Issue7
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The Importance of Web Performance Benchmarking

KPIs to focus on: Page load time, Application availability, Webpage size & content, Third-party services performance and User engagement
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The Importance of Web Performance Benchmarking

Focus on the following web performance benchmarking KPIs for your online applications:

  • Page load time
  • Application availability
  • Webpage size & content
  • Third-party services performance
  • User engagement &/or transactions

Full post here, 5 mins read

10 tips for reviewing code you don’t like

Discuss. Don’t critique. Don’t argue. Talk facts. Talk respectfully. No snarky remarks.
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10 tips for reviewing code you don’t like

  • Discuss. Don’t critique. Don’t argue.
  • Talk facts. Talk respectfully. No snarky remarks.
  • Don’t say something is obvious just because it is obvious to you.
  • Ask questions. Ask for clarifications. Ask why someone did what they did.
  • Share what you expect and set time aside for reviews in advance.

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Integrating Security With Agile Development

Create an up to date threat model and data flow diagram. Focus on one security story in each development sprint.
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Integrating Security With Agile Development

  • Create an up to date threat model and data flow diagram. Focus on one security story in each development sprint.
  • Teach your team basic threat modeling. Get them to think about it in each sprint cycle.
  • Integrate a static analysis tool into IDE & Dependency / Open source security checks into local build processes whenever possible.
  • Integrate both of these into a CI/CD pipeline, and break the build on issue thresholds.
  • Configure dynamic test tools into the CI/CD pipeline on deploys.

Full post here, 6 mins read