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Asanka Jayasuriya, SVP Engineering at InVision on Effective Communication Skills for Engineering Leaders

Recently, Plato hosted a Community AMA (Ask Me Anything) featuring Asanka Jayasuriya, SVP of Engineering at InVision. Based in San Francisco, Plato is a community-focused organization that connects “engineering and product managers with mentorship from the top tech leaders in…
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Elevate Conference 2019 Sponsored by Lohika

“It’s important to recruit for company values and complementary strengths on your team. Know who your culture champions are and have them be an active part of your interviewing process and your onboarding process.” Shivani Sharma – Sr Engineering Manager,…
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Node.js N-API: Implementation and Performance Comparison

I have been planning to give N-API a try since it was released in version 8 and became stable in Node.js version 10. I was curious to find out how fast C add-ons perform in comparison to JavaScript code and…
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The AWS Advent Calendar: Simplifying the AWS

There’s a fine line between the usefulness of a service and our ability to make sense of it. Amazon Web Services have changed the way we interact with the Internet as both a tool and an economic aid. However, because…
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SaaStr Annual 2019 Conference

“Culture is more important than strategy” said Tom Bogan – CEO of Adaptive Insight as he began his presentation at the SaaStr Annual 2019 conference. The three-day conference with an impressive 200+ sessions held, brought together over 12,000 participants and…
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Time Series Anomaly Detection with LSTM and MXNet

As software engineers, we try our best to make sure that the solution we build is reliable and robust. Monitoring the production environment with reasonable alerts and timely actions to mitigate and resolve any issues are pieces of the puzzle…
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The San-Francisco Engineering Leadership Community Summit

The discovery that leadership and learning are indispensable to one another is what has driven the San Francisco Engineering Leadership Community (SFELC) to its current success. In the spirit of leadership, ​Lohika is proud to be one of the gold…
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AWS SAM – My Exciting First Open Source Experience

My first acquaintance with AWS Cloud happened through a wonderful tool – SAM CLI. It was a lot of fun playing around with it – writing straightforward YAML based resource templates, deploying them to AWS Cloud or simply invoking Lambda…
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Methods invocation inside of a Java Virtual Machine

Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is an abstract virtual machine that executes Java bytecode. JVM has a number of implementations, the most popular being HotSpot JVM, which will be used as an example of the implementation throughout the article. Initially, JVM…
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How to not be deceived by Redux

Over the past year I have come across a number of engineers who appear to have some misunderstandings about how certain aspects of React communicate with Redux. I’d like to clarify two of these aspects which are the most frustrating…
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