Blog Archive

Don't repeat yourself - why we use HAPI

When developing, we always want to keep to the mantra of keeping things DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself). The reasoning is based on redoing work will probably introduce errors.

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How to publish Micro-Service Contracts

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Ensuring your API Manager is your only Consumer for your Micro-Services

When presenting my talk to the Sydney Node Ninja’s last week, I was asked a question afterwards on how we implemented our micro-services to only accept requests fronted by our API Manager.

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Managing Micro-Services for your Company

  • What is good API Management?
  • How can API Management be employed to deliver micro-services at the rate of agile?

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Semantic Commit Messages

Want a simple way to improve your commit messages? Check out Jeremy Mack’s blog post about Semantic Commit Messages for a short and concise way to improve your source code control log messages.

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Demystifying the Cloud Hosting Models

The cloud has been overhyped so much, that the hosting models has become somewhat vague. A lot of the marketing hype has got some IT professionals confused about the differences on the hosting models. Especially the difference between IaaS and PaaS.

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SQL Server StreamInsight and Azure Stream Analytics

A couple of weeks ago, I put a presentation for Azure Stream Analytics for the Global Azure Bootcamp. As I was discussing this with colleagues at nVisionIT, some of the SQL Server gurus asked me what the difference was compared to StreamInsights.

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Choose Architectural Design over Library version

There has been an explosion of new libraries and frameworks by the year 2015. Developers are overwhelmed (and spoiled!) for choice.

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Application Insights: It's Resilient

This last weekend, I gave a presentation for the Global Azure Bootcamp about Application Insights. In case you were wonder what Application Insights is about, it allows components to post application telemetry back to Azure.

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Resilient systems: Accepting Faults and Failures

There is no bullet-proof code.

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