The Year of Blogging Dangerously

Wow, has it been a year already? I am faking surprise, of course, because WordPress has notified me well ahead of time that I need to renew my domain. So in actuality I said ‘wow, will it soon be a year of me blogging’. Nevertheless, the sentiment is genuine. It may be worthwhile to […]

Node.js Apps and Periodic Tasks

When working on a distributed system of any size, sooner or later you will hit a problem and proclaim ‘well, this is a first’. My second proclamation in such situations is ‘this is a nice topic for the blog’. Truth to form, I do it again, this time with the issue of running periodic tasks, […] Mind the Gap

Welcome to our regular edition of ‘ version 1.0 watch’ or ‘Making sure Guillermo Rauch is busy working on 1.0 instead of whatever he does to pay the rent that does nothing for me’. I am happy to inform you that 1.0 is now available, with the new logo and everything. Nice job! […]

Micro-service APIs With Some Swag (part 2)

Read part 1 of the article. Last week I delved into the problem of presenting a unified API doc from a distributed system composed of micro-services. In the second installment, we will get our hands dirty with help of Swagger by Wordnik. A quick recap: the problem we are trying to solve is how to […]