In the Javascript world & how to deal with them

What are the billion-dollar mistakes in the software world?

  • Y2K bug, a class of bugs related to the storage and formatting calendar data, was estimated to cost a little less than 4 billion dollars according to Tony Hoare.

Who coined “null” a billion-dollar mistake & why?


Tech Revamps are often overworked and underpaid

One shouldn’t tech revamp, unless there is a business impact or once in every 4 years.

Tech revamps often challenging as Engineering teams doesn’t get an approval and often fail to convince the leadership team on the need for doing the tech update. Leadership team feels that “tech revamp” is going to take away the team’s bandwidth and are worried about unknown unknowns.

To help the teams, who are planning for the tech revamp and how to pitch it for your leadership team to convince and how to measure after the tech revamp…


It’s a burning question in any technology, however, for frontend in particular, JavaScript world it is huge due to the availability of thousands of JavaScript Libraries, Frameworks and Platforms. Also, new libraries coming in a regular basis and existing technologies re-defining the standards. For e.g. MVC was very popular pattern but many of the latest libraries and frameworks doesn’t adopt MVC anymore.

Angular is often treated as ‘Platform’ due to it’s rich feature set and out of the box capabilities like Typescript support by default comes with AOT compiler, Reactive Programming using RxJs, Web components with Angular Elements, Server Side…


Do you see yourself on tenterhooks because you possess an aura about exploring your favorite destination? The below article is for you. As the famous saying goes

“The world is a book and you have to travel to read all its pages.

For the nature enthusiastic traveler, the most satisfying experience is when he sets foot on the land of his dreams; he experiences heaven when he spots a musk deer in the snowy mountains or a peacock on a cloudy afternoon. …

Jagadeesh Rampam

Director of Engineering@ redBus

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