August 20, 2018 by Rob Figueiredo
At Yext we are moving more of our hybrid on-premise / cloud workload to containers orchestrated with Kubernetes, from a home-grown job management system using un-sandboxed Linux processes. One of the requirements for moving to Kubernetes is building a container to run your application within, which is an extra step...
February 10, 2016 by Rob Figueiredo
Good commit messages make it easy to understand what the change does and why. They support monitoring, browsing, searching, and reviewing a codebase. This is our our ideal format, provided with examples.
January 14, 2016 by Rob Figueiredo
Yext Engineering does pre-commit code reviews to assist knowledge sharing among developers and to increase the quality of the resulting software. This article presents a few tips that we try to abide by when planning our work and responding to reviews. Submitting code for review When do you know when...
January 4, 2016 by Rob Figueiredo
Happy New Year! Besides going to the gym, reading more books, and spending more time with family & friends, Yext Engineering rang in 2016 with another commitment: to give back more to the technology community online that we benefit so much from. As part of that, we are starting a...