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Sensing Water With Arduino

Sensing Water With Arduino

The other day a few friends and I were trying to help one of our group troubleshoot why he was seeing some moisture around his air conditioning unit. ...

Microservices From Dev To Deploy, Part 3: Local Deployment & The Angular UI

Microservices From Dev To Deploy, Part 3: Local Deployment & The Angular UI

In this series, we're taking a look at how microservice applications are built.  In part 1 we learned about the new open source framework from Oracle...

Microservices From Dev To Deploy, Part 2: Node/Express and Fn Serverless

Microservices From Dev To Deploy, Part 2: Node/Express and Fn Serverless

In our last post, we were introduced to a fictional company called TechCorp run by an entrepreneur named Lydia whose goal it is to bring back the world...

Microservices From Dev To Deploy, Part 1: Getting Started With Helidon

Microservices From Dev To Deploy, Part 1: Getting Started With Helidon

Microservices are undoubtedly popular.  There have been plenty of great posts on this blog that explain the advantages of using a microservice approach...

I've Joined Oracle

I've Joined Oracle

I’m happy to announce that as of today I am joining Oracle as a Developer Evangelist for their Cloud offering. This position is a dream come true for ...

Simulating Texas Hold'em With Groovy

Simulating Texas Hold'em With Groovy

Last week I had a bit of free time and decided to see how difficult it would be to write a Texas Hold'em poker simulation in Groovy.  My goal wasn't...

Intro To Oracle Application Container Cloud Services

Intro To Oracle Application Container Cloud Services

I've long been an AWS user, but recently one of my projects at work has expressed some interest in getting our platform running on multiple cloud service...

Adding Desktop Notifications To My Electron Twilio Slack Clone

Adding Desktop Notifications To My Electron Twilio Slack Clone

In my last post we looked at how to create a very minimal Slack clone with Twilio, ElectronJS and Angular 5.  Although I used Electron to give...

Creating A Slack Clone With Twilio, Angular 5 And Electron

Creating A Slack Clone With Twilio, Angular 5 And Electron

I've heard plenty about Twilio over the past few years and had always wanted to learn more about their APIs.  They have a ton of different products...

Displaying A Table As Columns And Rows With Bootstrap

Displaying A Table As Columns And Rows With Bootstrap

This one might fall into the "duh" category, but I recently found myself with a unique situation.  I was consuming some HTML from a third party and...