The Delivery Newsletter #27
#27 AUG. 7, 2019
The Delivery Newsletter

Greetings, ADers

I hope you've wanted to learn more about monorepos. We have an issue heavy with monorepo illumination.

wamberg - Accelerate Delivery founder

Your chipper shipper

Don't ask if a monorepo is good for you – ask if you're good enough for a monorepo

I love the take from this post. Paraphrasing, "monorepos are good, but not pragmatic for all teams."

Monorepos and npm

For the JavaScript programmer that need an intro to monorepos, this is your post. The post also elaborates on the benefits of monorepos:

  • Discovery
  • Access control
  • Versioning
  • Duplication

Kubernetes Deployments: The Ultimate Guide

This post presents excellent, entry-level descriptions of k8s entities like Pods, ReplicaSets, Deployments, and Services. The post then details blue/green and canary deployments with simple `kubectl` commands.

Variants of Cycle Time: Takt Time

Takt time is the average between the start of production of one unit and the start of production of the next unit. Check out an example of measuring cycle time with the takt time formula.

️🎬 Videos

Hiding communication problems with multiple repos

Mattias Petter Johansson of the Fun Fun Function YouTube channel addresses the communication debt incurred when an organization chooses many repos.


Shape Up

This publicly available book by Basecamp addresses the process of shipping your work. The book provides a pragmatic plan to obtain a shipping cadence. I've worked on (too!) many projects that would have benefitted from a six-week limit.