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Cloud First: AWS

Cloud First: AWS

  AWS (Amazon Web Services) is one of the biggest cloud providers along with Microsoft Azure with data centers across the globe. They provide a mixture of IaaS (infrastructure as a service) and PaaS (platform as a service). Their offerings include a large number of services that can easily replace […]

July 6, 20170 commentsRead More
Javascript garbage collection scheduling

Javascript garbage collection scheduling

Google’s Chrome web browser strives to deliver a smooth user experience. An animation will update the screen at 60FPS (frames per second), giving Chrome approximately 16.6 milliseconds to perform the update. Within these 16.6ms, all input events have to be processed, all animations have to be performed, and finally the frame […]

October 17, 20160 comments
Bringing Holography to Light

Bringing Holography to Light

In recent months, one company after another has come out with products that appear to create holograms, but according to optics experts, most do not use true holography to create their three-dimensional (3D) effects. – ACM october issue.

October 16, 20160 comments
Node.js: Promises vs Callbacks

Node.js: Promises vs Callbacks

If you know a thing or two about node.js is that it’s an asynchronous event-driven environment that some love and some hate. Node’s approach to asynchronous operations is very different from what you might be used to from languages such as C# or Java where you have threads and everything […]

October 15, 20160 commentsRead More
The power of social media

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