Readings for Lunch — [ 05 Jul 2018 ]

IMAGE OF THE DAY
200 years of U.S. immigration looks like the rings of a tree (source)

WEBPERF

Too old to rocket load, too young to die

Rocket Loader is in the news again.
One of Cloudflare's earliest web performance products has been re-engineered for contemporary browsers and Web standards.

ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT

How (and why) should managers code?

If you’re writing an all-time top five list of controversial engineering management topics, I can almost guarantee that the question of whether managers should be coding will find a place on the list.
I’m very firmly in the camp of managers who do, and believe they should, code but it’s entirely understandable why so many people come down on the other side of the issue.