On Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services and Beautiful Pull Requests

On Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services and Beautiful Pull Requests

I attended Microsoft Connect 2017, a one day conference in New York City. There were a few headline technologies and announcements worth noting but the platform that really caught my eye was Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS).  One reason VSTS got my attention was that it was previously something I had discounted. In a world of […]

It’s not data science but this one surprised me a bit: on Golang

It’s not data science but this one surprised me a bit: on Golang

While quick and dirty Google Trends is definitely not data science it can be useful for a sniff test. I was working on a client project today, when I thought I would look at search interest over time. Rails- we’d expect to be tailing off a bit. Node.js – I actually expected to see more […]

What even is streaming data and Kafka? What is a message bus? Everything you ever wanted to know about modern event-driven architectures but were afraid to ask.

What even is streaming data and Kafka? What is a message bus? Everything you ever wanted to know about modern event-driven architectures but were afraid to ask.

In case you missed it, we’ve been publishing videos from Thingmonk over the last couple of weeks. They are well worth checking out. Thanks so much for the sponsorship InfluxDB (time series platform for metrics and events). Thingmonk is a developer conference, but it’s also an inclusive tech conference, which covers a fair bit of […]

Docker on the mainframe: yeah, that’ll be a thing

New release of #Docker EE extends #IBM mainframe support: New Z managers and Power hosts. Read more: https://t.co/PVacybCsIr pic.twitter.com/QUWGH9shUF — Docker (@Docker) November 2, 2017 I haven’t written up the Docker Modernize Traditional Apps (MTA) thing I promised you from Dockercon Europe yet, but bear with me. I think we can basically make this a […]