by Brad Johnson, on Aug 28, 2019 1:48:34 PM

One of the key differentiators for all swimOS applications is statefulness. As today’s applications become more complex, distributed, and real-time, the logistical challenges of managing application state starts to outweigh …

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by Brad Johnson, on Aug 22, 2019 1:25:23 PM

Naming is critical for understanding any new technology, so I wanted to set straight some common terms and important acronyms you’ll run across in the swimOSphere. First, let’s start with …

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by Krishnan Subramanian, on Aug 5, 2019 11:32:27 AM

Kubernetes is fast evolving as the standard orchestration platform for cloud native deployments. However, Kubernetes is still not mature enough to support stateful applications and distributed applications like those running on …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jun 21, 2019 10:34:55 AM

Let’s take a moment to appreciate the noble REST API. They’re anywhere and everywhere. REST is the lingua franca of the application world. REST APIs have been the equivalent of software …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jun 13, 2019 12:06:10 PM

The first iPhone was released on June 29, 2007. And while the advent of the iPhone was hardly the only catalyst of the smartphone revolution, I consider this to be …

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by Brad Johnson, on May 7, 2019 1:17:17 PM

We need to have a serious talk about "real-time." These days, it seems like there are more real-time Web technologies to choose from than trendy superfoods (see: Irish black pudding, …

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by Brad Johnson, on Apr 25, 2019 1:46:02 PM

Here's a cool demo from Swim developer, Scott Clarke. The Swim Greenhouse Demo (found here on GitHub) uses Swim, NodeJS, and Python to make an application which learns in real-time from a …

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by Chris Sachs, on Mar 20, 2019 12:23:39 PM

Swim can be a challenge to explain to people, even if the audience is fairly technical. Unless you've had firsthand experience building and running at-scale distributed applications with low latency requirements, it's difficult …

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by Chris Sachs, on Mar 19, 2019 1:16:46 PM

This is the last post in a three part series about the future of the Web. You can read parts 1 and 2 here. Like MS-DOS, Swim is "integrated software that consists of a persistent transactional memory …

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by Chris Sachs, on Mar 14, 2019 10:51:24 AM

This is the second post in a three part series about the future of the World Wide Web. Click here to read part 1 or part 3. "The World Wide Web was designed to …

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