Blog Posts

This a list of all my blog posts.

Auditing Your API

Who, what and where? I can't answer why...

Introduction On my current project a number of clients have asked to be able to track what their users were doing with the company’s data. At the time for the first request, the application captured some metadata, like dates and user, on key actions such as user account creation or...

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All your database are belong to us...

Introduction After reading this excellent post by Gunter Grodotzki, I finally got my act together to write this post in which I want to broadly cover the following topics: Database deployments: what, how and why How we used database deployments in our project What value can be obtained from database...

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The more data, the more better

When I first started this blog, I wasn’t really sure how it would end up or where it would go. I didn’t have any fixed ideas of what content I wanted to add or how it would look. Along the way I cribbed a few things from colleagues at work...

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Just to make sure it is not vapourware...

In my current project we have 3 websites, two portals and an api. We just went through some major package upgrades, and unfortunately we didn’t notice our api site was not updated correctly. It was borked. HTTP 500 errors all over the place. And we deployed it to all test...

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Software Is Art

Beauty is in the eye of the compiler...

Art: Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power. Wikipedia Software: Computer software, or simply software, is a part of a computer system that consists...

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