A collection of articles by Arlo O'Keeffe.
RebelLabs by ZeroTurnaround (the company behind JRebel) does a yearly developer survey. And it is always accompanied by great write-ups. This time they wrote three blog posts:
Doug Seven tells a cautionary tale on why deployments should be automated as much as reasonable.
I found this talk in a comment by larsiusprime in the comment section of a Hacker News post. Lis Pardi did a survey on whether people of certain age groups can identify icons that reference old objects such as the floppy disk. I found the data pretty interesting (majority can identify successfully) and her arguments that try to explain it are sound (context gives meaning).
I can’t remember where I found Simon Menner’s talk on his Stasi project but it’s an interesting watch. Complete with pictures that spies have taken of each other and everything. The talk is What does Big Brother see, while he is watching? by Simon Menner.
For Germans eventually consistent seems like the exact opposite of what it means. If we look at the word eventually we quickly translate it to eventuell. But that is completely wrong. Eventually means irgendwann and eventuell means maybe. It’s a statement about time not about possibility. Eventual consistency guarantees consistency.
While converting an existing Spring application to Spring Boot I came across a
I found this talk in the videos of the Rhein Java User Group. In it Uwe Friedrichsen talks about patterns for resilient software design. The talk is Unkaputtbar - Muster für Resilient Software Design by Uwe Friedrichsen.
In my opinion Wikipedia is not very readable. The lines are too long and the font size is too small. But you can change that by adding custom CSS. In order to do that you have to create an account first. Then visit User:Example/vector.css. Create the page and enter the following css