I had held many interviews in the last years, and I never asked anyone to do a whiteboard coding or code something in the interview, nor I had anyone do screening with a hacker rank style platform. After the interview, what I occasionally do, if I consider it makes sense, I ask participants if they… Continue reading Interviewing developers: To FizzBuzz or not to FizzBuzz
Complex? Complicated? Who knows … Who cares ?
Well, actually you should. The difference between a complex and a complicated problem/system makes all the difference, starting from the approach, the way you measure the success and of course the probability of reaching an outcome. Last article I mentioned the "complex systems", what is the deal with them? Well, before we go there, we first… Continue reading Complex? Complicated? Who knows … Who cares ?
4 ways of using Feature Flags like you actually know what you’re doing!
In the last article you saw how to add feature flags to your azure function application. There was just one simple dummy example on how to use feature flags, in this article we are going to look at a few ways where the feature flags might bring you value. So without spending to much precious… Continue reading 4 ways of using Feature Flags like you actually know what you’re doing!
Building Serverless Microservices – Picking the right design
Well, in the last article, we built a serverless microservice. But one microservice on its own doesn't do much "by design". In this post, we will start accelerating our microservice game, by adding a "simple" requirement that will shape our system. The game plan Well, looking ahead we will be building some new microservices, also… Continue reading Building Serverless Microservices – Picking the right design
The story on how I discovered, fell in love and abandoned Event Sourcing
Well, yeah ... quite the title here, for quite the story. To be honest, I discovered and used Event sourcing way before it was called event sourcing, and way before it was cool, or at least at that time, I had no idea that this will become such a hot topic. It all happened about… Continue reading The story on how I discovered, fell in love and abandoned Event Sourcing
Holistic development and the tale of the unclear requirement
I am a big believer in holistic development, and before I go and present my opinion on this let's start with the elephant in the room: What exactly does holistic mean ? Holistic - characterized by the belief that the parts of something are intimately interconnected and explicable only by reference to the whole. Oxford… Continue reading Holistic development and the tale of the unclear requirement