Back to Monoliths
So Amazon Prime Video (of all people!) published a blog post about how they’re returning to monoliths, relayed by DHH, generating lots of noise, to the point that even Dr. Werner Vogels himself, CTO at Amazon, had to pour some thoughts about the subject.
Yup, Still Learning a New Programming Language Every Year
I gave an update on this lifetime activity of mine in 2006, 2007, 2011, and 2013, and here we go for 2023.
The D programming language lacked a “killer app” to break through. Another brilliant language suffered from this situation, objectively deserving a much better fate than the one it had; Smalltalk.
Crystal is a Surprise
I blogged about Dart a few weeks ago, and I said it was refreshingly boring. I am probably late to the party, but I discovered Crystal recently, and it is not only boring but also surprising in many delicious ways.
As part of my work in VSHN, I lately prepared a set of demo applications ready to be containerized and deployed in our new product APPUiO Cloud.
My personal project during the pandemic was Conway, a project providing implementations of Conway’s Game of Life in as many programming languages as possible.