by Brad Johnson, on Oct 28, 2019 12:46:32 PM

Whenever I’m discussing swimOS with someone reasonably technical, we invariably arrive on the subject of microservices. It makes sense, as microservices are a commonly understood architectural paradigm and represent many …

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by Brad Johnson, on Oct 4, 2019 9:41:35 AM

Learning a new technology takes time and effort, so it’s important to make sure you’ve identified a good fit before you invest precious brain cycles. To help you determine whether …

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by Krishnan Subramanian, on Oct 1, 2019 10:54:45 AM

As modern enterprises plan for Robotics and other IoT tools, they are forced to rethink their platforms to ensure that data flows smoothly from devices to edge to cloud. The …

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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 Brad Johnson, on Aug 21, 2019 12:48:22 PM

Ever since the first applications started moving data records, we’ve needed ways to annotate those records with formatting instructions. Many of these record notation formats are familiar to developers. For …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jul 19, 2019 12:45:39 PM

My job is convincing people to use free software. Intuitively, you would think it’s easier to sell something that’s free than convincing someone to pay you. It’s not. Even if …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jul 2, 2019 3:19:54 PM

Today, the Java ecosystem remains one of the largest developer communities on planet earth. At over 9 million active developers, the Java programming language is used every day to build and run systems …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jun 24, 2019 12:35:31 PM

Even the most simple chat user interfaces bely a world of architectural complexity. Features like authentication, user presence, chat rooms, user counts, message encryption and countless others represent a significant …

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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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