This blog post is part of a series of blog posts. You can find part 1 of the series here Welcome to the second part of a series of blog posts that summarize the workshop on Redux held by Dan Abramov and Andrew Clark at React Europe 2016. In this blog post we’ll go through […]
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This blog post is the first part of a series. You can find the summary of day 1 – part 2 here. We’ll update it with links to the other parts as they are published For the last couple of days I’ve been attending a workshop held by the creators of Redux. The venue was […]
Some insights from QCon London 2016.
I went to the Velocity Conference in Amsterdam last week. It’s about building faster web apps at scale, mostly from an app performance and operations point of view.
As we move into a world where we serve millions of users who expect sub-second response times, we need new ways of building applications. This has led to the collection of proven practices under the Reactive Manifesto. This specifies some core features of resilient apps, capable of scaling up and out: Responsive: respond in a […]
When you have the pleasant problem of trying to handle lots and lots of users, you quickly realize that tracking user state in the HTTP session doesn’t scale very well. To keep each session in memory could consume quite a lot of memory, for example, and distributing the session across multiple nodes is a bit […]
Isomorphic web apps – where the backend and frontend share the same code – are all the rage nowadays. With them, you render the page on the server with the same code which is used on the client. This gives the advantages of for example quickly loading pages, SEO, and less code. But Spring hasn’t […]
If you work with Java development, you will sooner or later come in contact with the Spring framework. It is a technology which started as a series of design patterns for J2EE development, but very quickly got its own following and ended up being a much more convenient alternative to the at that time very […]
This week I attended ”Dagsvara”, a conference in Stockholm organized by WAN-INFRA. Dagsvara used to be a lot about production for print, but the focus has in recent years shifted to business development for newspapers. The theme for this year was “Innovation and digital disruption in the news media industry”. A short summary of some […]
About three weeks ago I left for San Francisco to participate in a UX conference hosted by Nielsen Norman Group called Usability Week at the Omni hotel in the financial district. They describe the event as “all-day, immersive training courses teach practical skills and offer design recommendations that you can apply immediately.” This appealed to me as it gave […]