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Building an API-driven software: Setting up the backend

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Let’s start our API driven software by setting up our basics for the backend.

Building an API-driven software: The Plan

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Building up a stack with OpenAPI, Spring Boot, SpringFox, React, typescript and Material-UI.

The danger of monocultures

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Monocultures already caused the death of one strand of banana. What can we learn from it in IT?

Immutable Infrastructure in Practice — Part 2

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After setting up the server as a Docker baseline, we now venture in building a Docker infrastructure.

Immutable Infrastructure in Practice — Part 1

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Recently I rebuilt the infrastructure that hosts this website following the principles of immutable infrastructure. Let’s see how that works!

We are at war

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There’s an invisible war being waged in the IT industry. A war to find out which way is the best to produce code.

A beginners guide to unit testing

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Having anxiety attacks before deployment? Do you keep breaking stuff that already worked? Unit tests are here to help!

Your choice of IDE matters

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Your IDE is your best friend when it comes to being efficient. Why do so many people not use it?

Gentoo as a Docker build system?

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Gentoo compiles everything from source, which sounds it might not be useful for Docker. Yet, it can be made to build a sub-100 MB image for PHP…