I’ve been using Docker for a year now, developing and deploying both professional and pet projects, and I love it. In fact, it’s so much better than my previous stack (a mix of Vagrant and Puppet) that I’ve made a video of my top five reasons for loving Docker!
This article is an overview of dependency injection (DI) techniques that can be used in Scala Play framework apps: Guice, manual DI, the cake pattern, MacWire, and the reader monad.
During the 10 years I’ve been into professional programming, the largest paradigm shift I’ve witnessed is the one from sequential to asynchronous programming. Not that it is a new concept – asynchronousity has been has been present in programming since the dawn of time, but what’s new is the tight
Want to explore how we plan to create and maintain full-stack web applications with reactive views and universal rendering? Then keep reading. Or just head right to the action. React React by Facebook has gained a lot of traction the last few years. React gives developers a way of defining
On a cold Thursday in December, we held our annual Hack Day on the top floor of the VG building in Oslo. 30+ eager developers, designers and product people huddled together in front of the fireplace, to experiment, create and have fun with VG’s products and technology. Surrounded by soda cans and bags of snacks,
Every once in a while, I see or hear someone complaining that a basic React application ran through Webpack ends up being 700 kB or more. I think it’s important to take a look at why this is happening – cause it’s usually all about the environment. When you’re in
New functionality available in the next version of both Apple and Googles mobile operating systems (iOS9 and Android M) will have dramatic consequences for publishers trying to get users to use their apps instead of the mobile web browser. The next version of the iOS and Android operating systems will
The Model-View-Presenter-pattern (MVP) has been the dominating trend lately when it comes the UI-layer architecture of Android applications. Frameworks like Ted Mosby, Nucleus and Mortar have all talked about Presenters to help you achieving a clean architecture of your app. They also (to a varying degree) help you with the
Background I’ve observed an increase in architecture-focused Android posts lately in channels such as /r/androiddev and Android Weekly. That’s great, but frankly it’s about time. When I transitioned from Windows Phone development to Android a couple of years ago I felt it was difficult to find good examples on how to
So.. Z-index. Ever used it on a rather large scale site before? Or in a CSS environment that you don’t really know inside out? What number did you set? Did you make it really, really high just to be sure? Ever used z-index: 100003? Or 99999999? Highest z-index was an