Toptal published and illustrated a lengthy article I wrote on what I call Adminimisation, that is, automating away the boring and routine tasks involved in running a web service. Useful if you program admin dashboards which you or your staff regularly grapple with.).
Adminimisation: Tips for Building Great Admin Dashboards
How to build a robust administrative area that'll help you automate away the boring and routine tasks involved in running a web site
The most dangerous bugs are those you remain chronically unaware of–as all too often occurs with failing scheduled scripts
Why you should introduce a software layer close to your object relational mapper that formats attributes into clean, standardised forms
Strategies for pinpointing and extricating indeterminacy from software tests.