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Akka gRPC with Let’s Encrypt

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The Electric Frontier Foundation (EFF) has recommendations about encrypting the web; there is no reason to be running servers over unencrypted HTTP any long...

TradeAudit Mobile App Infrastructure

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The release of the TradeAudit mobile app is almost here. It is currently in MVP stage, but its infrastructure is a pretty typical cloud based deployment. Th...

Lit Custom Components for SVG generation

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SVG markup is very similar to HTML, and the Lit Web Components library can be used to not only generate HTML custom components, but also manipulate SVG in a ...

JVM versus Python for AWS Lambda Functions

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The suitability of programming languages across different domains is a contested topic. AWS Lambda Functions are a serverless solution that can be used for ...

Scala 3 and AWS Lambda Functions

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AWS Lambda offer the ability to run code functions without a server. Basically standalone functions that receive JSON as a parameter and have up to 15 minute...

Scala (SBT) Publishing to Github Packages

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Github Packages is a natural extension of a CI/CD pipeline created in Github Action. It currently offers repositories for Java (Maven), .Net (NuGet), Ruby (G...

Emoji Progress Bar for SaaS Integrations

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The command line progress bar was the first step towards graphical UI. It was an exciting addition to a numerical percent ticking away as a running task too...

Is Javascript Replacing HTML?

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Over time there has been an ebb and flow to the ratio of Javascript:HTML used in websites. What motivates the change, and where is this ratio ultimately head...

Reactive Front-End with Web Components

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The Reactive Manifesto puts together the ideal architecture for today’s system infrastructure, designed to cope with the ever increasing need for performan...

DOM Manipulation using Web Components

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HTML elements are free to change the style, size, and placement of their children, and even their order. A lot of advanced use cases define rendering based...