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Written by Miguel Enriquez Code Necromancer, Hardware Trickster, Angry Dev. Software Engineer @ThoughtWorks Opinions are my own. Host of @PirateDevRadio
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Project Kickstarters for Microservices

August 01, 2019

Previously in my post about Digital Platform Accelerators, I wrote about Project Kickstarters. In this post, I will try to get deep into…

Digital Platform Accelerators

May 17, 2019

A Digital Platform is described as the set technologies that function as the context in which the company applications run. A combination of middleware that serves as the foundation for the different…

The Many Problems Of Jenkins, Reloaded

August 25, 2018

Having worked with different automation servers for the past 3 years, specifically Jenkins during the last one, I have come to realize several problems with Jenkins coming from experience in the…

DevOps Against The Tide

August 16, 2018

In retrospect, I can say that I have worked on only one software development project that was successful. Only once have I tasted the victory of deploying code to production (and it was excellent…

Notes On Mental Overhead And Build “Heroes”

November 28, 2017

Previously I wrote about problems presented due to a lack of trust between software developers, giving some examples of complex build systems. One topic I did mention is that having a complicated…

A Working Ceylon + Spring Boot Environment in macOS

November 13, 2016

The first pain you feel when starting a new project, of course, is setting up your environment. In my case, I also had to learn a new operating system because I never had an Apple computer before…

A (Very) Tiny HTTP Server With Ceylon

November 13, 2015

Finally Ceylon 1.2 has been released and I am pleased to start coding more and more with it. If you have not take a look at Ceylon, let me tell you that it is one of best designed programming…