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The power of social media

  After a long time I come back and post here. I’ve been otherwise busy with some other projects including myself. I was also travelling a lot in the last couple of months [I will come back later with some posts about that]. And yes I still owe you an […]

June 30, 20160 commentsRead More
LambdaWrap, a Ruby GEM for AWS Lambda

LambdaWrap, a Ruby GEM for AWS Lambda

Author: Markus Thurner Reblogged from: http://lifeinvistaprint.com/techblog/lambdawrap-ruby-gem-aws-lambda/ We’ve released LambdaWrap, a Ruby gem to simplify deployment to a serverless application based on AWS Lambda. This blog post talks about the motivation behind this Ruby gem, and technical details of LambdaWrap. Where did we start? There was a lot of talk among my […]

February 21, 20160 commentsRead More
Cloud First: Azure

Cloud First: Azure

Hello everyone! As promised this is a follow up post to this one and is a high level overview of the Microsoft Azure cloud service. I’ve been using Azure for a couple of years now and and if I was to summarize I would say it’s a good service with great and […]

February 6, 20160 commentsRead More
Welcome to the cloud!

Welcome to the cloud!

Hello and welcome to 2016! This is the first post of the 2016 and I wanted to start with a series of posts on cloud services, because it appears to be a cool place that everyone wants to know about and there is quite a competition between the big four […]

January 30, 20162 commentsRead More
That time of the year: New Year Resolutions!

That time of the year: New Year Resolutions!

  It’s that time of the year yet again, I hope you are ready to review 2015 and let me be the first to congratulate you for all the things you have accomplished last year. There might be some things that you missed but focus on the positive things and learn from […]

December 30, 20150 commentsRead More
The cool world of node.js

The cool world of node.js

  Hello! If you know me or if you have read my blog you know I like C#, a lot. However … I cannot help to notice that C# has its shortcomings especially when it comes around web, webservices and usually it’s not particularly easy to do simple stuff and sometimes comes […]

November 16, 20150 commentsRead More
Threading in C#: Part IV

Threading in C#: Part IV

In the last couple of posts I talked about threading in C#, dangers and advantages. Now I am going to present collections that you can use in an environment where threads are heavy used. So what’s the issue that we’re trying to solve here? Assuming that you have a queue […]

November 12, 20150 commentsRead More
Threading in C#: Part III

Threading in C#: Part III

Hello, as promised this is a continuation of Part II of the C# threading series. I hope you your time is well spent here. Locking Exclusive locking ensures that only one thread can access a particular section of the code at any given time. The main mechanisms used for exclusive […]

November 3, 20150 commentsRead More
Threading in C#: Part II

Threading in C#: Part II

This is a continuation of threading in C# covered here. In this article I am going to cover more usages of threading, particularly timers and UI threading. Multi-threaded Timers live in System.Threading.Timer and System.Timers and they represent one of the most common use case for repeatedly executing an action such as […]

November 1, 20150 commentsRead More
Threading in C#: Part I

Threading in C#: Part I

I’ve been asked so many times to address this topic but as you may already know it’s a bit complex to say the least and needs to be covered extensively since you can find use cases roughly everywhere. Threads are usually managed by a thread scheduler that ensures that all […]

October 18, 20150 commentsRead More
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