Posts in "Programming"

Open source contributors wanted

Hey everyone, I haven’t been asking anyone for help with developing the software for quite some time now, but well, the time is the crucial part here. I wish that the day lasted much longer than it currently is, yet, since I can’t do much about it, I want to ask you for help with contributing to the open source projects that I’ve been working on. It could be anything, like a feedback or an actual contribution (e.g. via Pull Request) and maybe you will find some of the projects interesting as there is a few of them waiting to be developed further.

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Why you should care about DevOps

Many programmers tend to believe, that sticking to the particular technology of their choice while being reluctant to the other pieces of a rather complex process of providing a completed application is not their concern. DevOps, infrastructural concerns, cloud computing and so on – we got other teams able to do that, correct? Well, even if you do, you’re missing a huge piece of the knowledge that could save your day at some point in the future. Let me briefly present my point of view on the given subject.

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Async HTTP API and service bus

It’s been a few months already since I’ve started working for good with distributed systems using (micro)services and asynchronous processing via service bus. Many issues and question raised and one of these was how to not lose the information about commands and events being processed and even more importantly, how to notify the user once the request has completed? I’ve had to come up with some solution that seems to be sufficient (at least for now) and I’d like to share it with you.

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Documentation as a project booster

Writing a project documentation – everyone’s or at least the programmer’s nightmare, right? Although at a first glance many of you will most likely agree with the given assumption, I’ll try to convince you otherwise. Not only it doesn’t have to be a dull experience, but it might be a truly fun and quite refreshing activity, which shall provide the great value for the project.

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So I’ve been doing microservices

Not so long ago, I’ve eventually decided to dive into the world of microservices.
I did look for an opportunity to make use of this architectural pattern for quite some time and finally was able to do so.
After 3 months of trying out the new things and learning stuff mostly on my own (the hard way) I believe it’s a good time to share some of my experience. I have no doubts that at some point in the future when I look back at this post I might be like – “oh God, what was I thinking back then, it’s so wrong”, but well, let me show you what did I learn so far and maybe you won’t repeat some of my mistakes.

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