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Author Archives: Juri Strumpflohner

Juri Strumpflohner mainly operates in the web sector developing rich applications with HTML5 and JavaScript. Beside having a Java background and developing Android applications he currently works as a software architect in the e-government sector. When he’s not coding or blogging about his newest discoveries, he is practicing Yoseikan Budo where he owns a 2nd DAN.

Guide as in Mountaineering

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Yes, I happen to deal with architecture, software design and technology. And yes, I’m entitled by the term “software architect”. I don’t like it that much, though. IMHO it is a widely misused role. Many think of the “ivory tower architects”, sitting in their rooms and designing their architectures of dreams which they then command to the dev teams. That ...

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GitHub: be Social, Contribute, Learn

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GitHub revolutionised the open source world by building – IMHO – the first true social coding site. It has never been that easy to contribute to a project, whether it is to simply discuss some new features, to file a bug or in the best case to submit a bug fix or new feature patch: a pull request (PR). Still, ...

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Jersey WebResource – Header don’t get appended

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Yesterday I ran into a strange problem when using the Jersey WebResource class for doing HTTP calls: it seemed as if the headers I set, simply got ignored when executing the HTTP call. Read ahead. What I tried to achieve was to call a REST Api to get some data from on of our applications. For doing so, I used ...

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Migrate from TFS to Git

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Are you using TFS and would like to switch to a distributed VCS like Git? Well then this article might be of help. I quickly wrote down the required steps and some hints for exporting an existing TFS repository to Git. I actually wrote the notes for this article a couple of years ago, when we switched to Git (with ...

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Notes: Microservices by Martin Fowler

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I just watched Martin Fowler’s talk about Microservices at XConf. Here are some of my notes and related thoughts. The talk is heavily based upon Martin Fowler and James Lewis’ article about Microservices, so you can find and read most of the information there. Characteristics of Microservices In his article, Fowler defines some characteristics that most of the already existing ...

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Implementing the ‘Git flow’

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Git can be used in a variety of ways which is cool. But still, when working within a team, it is good to have a consensus on a common, shared approach in order to avoid conflicts. This article quickly explains how we implemented the “git flow” pattern in one of our projects. Git-flow… …is a popular strategy which works around ...

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My Sublime Text Setup

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I absolutely love this editor. A ridiculously fast editor which has everything you’d love to have, from a simple notepad to an advanced, extensible IDE with auto-completion and highlighting. This post aims at mainly being a setup reference for myself. Actually, I’m a bit late now, as a couple of days ago Alex MacCaw posted published exactly a similar post ...

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Implementing the ‘Git flow’

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Git can be used in a variety of ways which is cool. But still, when working within a team, it is good to have a consensus on a common, shared approach in order to avoid conflicts. This article quickly explains how we implemented the “git flow” pattern in one of our projects. Git-flow… …is a popular strategy which works around ...

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See, always told you: testing is just a waste of time

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Automated testing has become something people don’t speak about any more. It matured to being a standard in software development, everyone is and should be practicing. No more talks at conferences, only a few blog posts and online articles from now and then. That radically changed recently, again becoming a hotly debated topic, at least after some of @dhh’s quite ...

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