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
Advertisers don’t want to pay for advertisement placements that people don’t see. An ad loaded doesn’t necessarily equal an ad viewed, the publishers and advertisers have caught on to this and are naturally shifting towards valuing ‘viewable’ ads rather than served impressions. VG has been working on improving the percentage of
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
VG’s premium digital product, VG+ recently celebrated its fifth anniversary with over 70 000 paying subscribers. VG+ is a five year old publication published by a tabloid newspaper with no history of subscriptions. VG+ is now the fourth largest newspaper in Norway with ambitions to surpass the 100,000 subscriber milestone
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
In the media industry content is no longer king, content delivered in the right context is now king. We need to deliver the right content at the right time to the right person. The dialog between a newspaper and their readers has to change from a blanket broadcast to the
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