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Recent News

Oracle vs. Google
(20/02/2020)
"Google could have licensed Oracle’s software but chose to copy it instead": Oracle is so happy for the "support" it claims it had received in this case.

Google Acquires a Mainframe Migration Company
(19/02/2020)
Google Cloud has acquired Cornerstone Technology which helps enterprises migrate "AS/400 and z/OS systems to more modern technologies like Java and SQL databases" in the words of Boa Vista, an existing customer.

GitOps in GKE
(19/02/2020)
New Application Manager allows the use of GitOps workflows in GKE by means of a new GKE add-on.

Azure Bastion Now Available in 20 Regions
(19/02/2020)
We all love RDP/SSH connectivity over SSL and without any public IP addresses on one's virtual machines.

AMD-Powered GCP VMs
(18/02/2020)
The family of general purpose VMs, N2D, sit atop 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processors. 

Blog Posts

Go By Assertion Go By Assertion

A Go reference using unit testing assertions as opposed to print statements.

November 26, 2019

Writing a Hangman Game in Vue.js Writing a Hangman Game in Vue.js

A Vue.js + Bootstrap Vue project.

September 22, 2019

AWS 2018 Exam Outline AWS 2018 Exam Outline

Outline for the Amazon Certified Solutions Architect (Associate) exam

December 13, 2018

Tech Directory

    Web Application Frameworks

  • Svelte: Svelte is a "challenger" web framework that differentiates itself by doing away with virtual DOMs and library imports by compiling the entire set of declarations into vanilla, pure JavaScript, which results in smaller sites that start up faster.(20/02/2020)
  • LitElement: A minimalistic framework for creating lightweight web components based on Custom Elements v1 spec to be used in a standalone basis, or in a cross-framework scenario (React, Angular, etc.)(20/02/2020)
  • Next.js: Next.js is a framework to turn React applications into server-side rendered applications (or statically generated sites) to improve SEO, old browser compatibility, and load speed.(20/02/2020)
  • Sapper: Sapper is a framework for converting Svelte sites into server-side rendered sites (and/or statically generated ones), similar to Next.js.(20/02/2020)
  • Stencil: Stencil is a compiler to define cross-framework (React, Angular, etc.) web components that are comply with the Custom Elements v1 spec.(20/02/2020)

  • Web Application Quality and Build Tools

  • Learna: Lerna is a tool that optimises the workflow around managing multi-package repositories (monorepos) with git and npm.(19/02/2020)

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