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Why your tests may pass locally but fail in Jenkins
The dreaded “works on my machine” test failure not only reduces trust in your automated builds and continuous integration, but could also be the sign of a bug that doesn’t manifest on your machine. I’ve […]
GraphQL: Most of the Parts
Hello! My name is Dustin Schau and I hope to share some knowledge with you about… you guessed it, GraphQL! I intend for this to be a gentle introduction to foundational concepts of GraphQL. In […]
Why software developers should pay attention to blockchain technology
Like most people, I am aware of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin.  I’ve been watching its incredible rise in value recently and I was shocked when it broke past $10,000 in late November 2017.  It seems all […]
Android Architecture Components
Near the start of November, the Google team finally hit the 1.0 stable release of its architecture components. Originally announced at Google IO 2017, these components were designed to allow Android developers to create maintainable […]
High Availability With A Single Instance
High Availability With A Single Instance Changes in technology happen relatively quickly these days and every once in a while it’s worth stopping for a moment to ponder current practices and consider alternatives given the […]
Development After Scrum
Development After Scrum &tldr; You should probably be doing Kanban instead of Scrum and you might not need to spend as much time estimating things. The Current State Scrum seems to be the defacto standard […]
CSS in JS: Benefits, Drawbacks, and Tooling
I’m a frontend developer specializing in all things JavaScript. Throughout my career, I’ve done a fair bit of everything: Angular, React, jQuery, you name it. Of course, I’ve also done a fair bit of everything […]
Masking sensitive data in Log4j 2
A growing practice across many organizations is to log as much information as is feasible, to allow for better debugging and auditing. Tools like Splunk and ELK may it even easier to index the logs, […]
Real Time Chat Application with Kotlin and Firebase
In this tutorial, we will create a simple real time messaging application. Setup Start by creating a new Android Studio project (make sure to check “Include Kotlin support”).   I am using Android Studio 3.0 Beta […]
Creating a static blog with Gatsby
Gatsby is an incredible static site generator that allows for React to be used as the underlying rendering engine to scaffold out a static site that truly has all the benefits expected in a modern […]