Packaging and deploying an application consisting of Puppet manifests and Chef cookbooks (Docker container requests also). Easy integration with Jenkins; XL Deploy takes care of targeting the manifests/cookbooks at the appropriate hosts and all the orchestration of the invocations. Piece of cake!
Fixed menus are a definitive web design trend of 2014. They look good, and they are also super useful for visitors. Today, I’m showing you how you can create a lightweight, functional and beautiful fixed menu for your website or WordPress blog.
Cloud computing is being used at every organizational level. Since it conveniently meets a wide range of needs, from the individual to major corporations and governments, cloud computing has become one of the most widely discussed topics among the IT community.
Almost all of us have worked for a company at some point in our careers that just couldn’t seem to get out of its own way. The ideas were right, the talent was strong, but the execution just wasn’t there.
Previously, we looked at writing unit and integration tests for platform-specific code in Android and iOS. Also, I promised to show you how to write cross platform unit tests that would assert your logic once and for many platforms. However, in order to do that, you need to first consider how testable is your code.
I recently had an opportunity to migrate a customer from a physical server into Amazon’s RDS environment. In this particular case the customers’ platform makes extensive use of MySQL triggers and views. I came across two significant issues that prevented me from following Amazon’s documentation.
dependency injection itself is fairly straightforward and is designed to simplify your solution, not overly complicate it. Angular adds some extra caveats and shortcuts to their solution but in essence it behaves very similar to the example I’ve provided here.
The app marketplaces are awash with tools to allow us to quantify various health related aspects of our lives. Whether it’s monitoring our sleep, tracking our fitness regimes or keeping tabs on our diet, there have never been more apps available to help us do so.
Earlier this week I shared the news that there is now an "official(ish)" version of SQLite that can be used in what Microsoft calls "Universal Apps". I was asked how this compares with using Akavache, and if I have any recommendations.