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Status Report: Ceylon TypeScript Loader GSoC project

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TL;DR: coming along, won’t be done in time for official GSoC deadline, I’ll just keep working. For this year’s Google Summer of Code, I am working on adding TypeScript support to the Ceylon JavaScript backend. The goal is to have a tool that, given a TypeScript module (one or more files), produces a Ceylon module for the JavaScript backend. The ...

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Introducing “Yet another” Cloud foundry Gradle plugin

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In the process of working on an automated Jenkins pipeline for deploying a Cloud Foundry application with two of my colleagues(Thanks Mark Alston, Dave Malone !) I decided to try my hand on writing a Gradle plugin to perform some of the tasks that are typically done using a command line Cloud Foundry Client. Introducing the totally unimaginatively named “ya-cf-app-gradle-plugin” with a set of gradle ...

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Android vs. iOS Development

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What platform to choose for development? Well, you’ve come to conclusion to start developing mobile applications and can’t help doing it. The problem is it is quite difficult to decide what platform to choose for development. Both Android and iOS have their pros and cons and choosing one of them depends also on your personal feelings to Apple’s products or companies ...

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Labels and Constraints with Docker Daemon and Service

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Metadata, such as labels, can be attached to Docker daemon. A label is a key/value pair and allows the Docker host to be a target of containers. The semantics of labels is completely defined by the application. A new constraint can be specified during service creation targeting the tasks on a particular host. Let’s see how we can use labels and constraints in Docker ...

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The Hardest Part About Microservices: Your Data

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Continuing on with my series about microservices implementations (see “Why Microservices Should Be Event Driven”, “Three things to make your microservices more resilient”, “Carving the Java EE Monolith: Prefer Verticals, not Layers” for background) we’re going to explore probably the hardest problem when creating and developing microservices. Your data. Using Spring Boot/Dropwizard/Docker doesn’t mean you’re doing microservices. Taking a hard ...

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Stackoverflow: 7 of the Best Java Answers That You Haven’t Seen

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What are some of the most interesting answers you can find on Stackoverflow? Stackoverflow is a goldmine for developers. It helps us find the most useful answers to specific issues we encounter, and we always find ourselves learning new things from it. For the following post, we’ve looked into the most popular Java questions and answers and decided to highlight ...

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Spring-Managed Hibernate Event Listeners

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Hibernate offers event listeners as part of its SPI. You can hook your listeners to a number of events, including pre-insert, post-insert, pre-delete, flush, etc. But sometimes in these listeners you want to use spring dependencies. I’ve written previously on how to do that, but hibernate has been upgraded and now there’s a better way (and the old way isn’t ...

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CQRS with Java and Lagom

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I’ve had the pleasure to talk at the Chicago Java User Group and talk about how Lagom implements CQRS, the Command Query Responsibility Segregation pattern. Thankfully, there is a recording and I also published the slides on slideshare.                 Abstract: As soon as an application becomes even moderately complex, CQRS and an Event Sourced ...

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How extensible is your framework?

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Attending conferences we always get to meet highly qualified decision makers, who frequently ask the same question: ‘How extensible is your framework and what if I need more than you offer out-of-the-box?‘. The question is very reasonable, as they simply don’t want to be stuck right in the middle of the development curve, then realise  that the framework just doesn’t ...

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