Deep Work - A summary

February 19, 2023

Several months ago, I read the book Deep Work, by Cal Newport and wanted to write a summary of the main takeaways I found within it…

Ktor WebSockets

August 19, 2022
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Ktor provides a WebSocket plugin to allow your applications to push real-time data between backend servers and clients over HTTP. The code…

Ktor - A Kotlin web framework

July 24, 2022
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Ktor is an asynchronous web framework written in and designed for Kotlin, leveraging coroutines and allowing you to write asynchronous code…

Reading and writing with a ConcurrentHashMap

July 09, 2022

provides a implementation with thread-safe read and write operations. The and interfaces provide methods that takes advantage of to…

I rarely need Stack Overflow anymore

June 12, 2022

I noticed recently that my dependence on Stack Overflow and similar platforms has wained as I have progressed in my career. The challenges I…

Getting started with RSocket Kotlin

June 04, 2022

RSocket is a transport protocol designed for reactive applications. More information on RSocket can be found on their website, leaving me to…

Should you write comments, revisited

April 11, 2022

5 years ago, I wrote a blog post about leaving comments in your code. I leant heavily towards the side of not writing comments, and I see…

Using GraphQL Java with Spring

January 09, 2022

GraphQL Java is one of the most popular GraphQL server-side implementations for Java that I’ve found (with over 5k stars at the time of…

Building a modular REST API with Javalin

November 20, 2021

Javalin is a simple and lightweight web framework for Java and Kotlin (and technically any JVM language). I recently had to dig into Javalin…

Documenting a Spring REST API following the OpenAPI specification

September 26, 2021
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The OpenAPI specification defines how to write HTTP APIs that can be consumed by any programming language and provide insight into the APIs…

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