Welcome to another installment of You May Not Need Another Library For That (YMNNALFT)! I’ve spent a lot of time since 2016 illuminating (or trying to, anyway!) some of the more enormous opportunities in the Spring ecosystem in my Spring Tips videos. Today, however, I come to you in a different spirit, wanting to focus on the little, sometimes hidden, gems that do fantastic things and that might spare you an additional third-party dependency and its implied complexity.
It’s 3 AM. Do you know where your production KPI Metrics are? You can’t improve that you can’t measure, and metrics are an important part of this. Without metrics, we’re utterly and hopelessly lost, trapped in a spiraling death-march project with no sign or hope of any improvement! Tremble, ye wretched and miserable developer! Without metrics, we’re blind, and there’s nothing funny about that, so instead, here’s a photo of my daughter’s adorable little guinea pig, Kai: