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  • Migrating from CircleCI to Azure DevOps Pipelines

    Migrating from CircleCI to Azure DevOps Pipelines

      Recently when we migrated the CI/CD pipeline for a client’s application to Azure DevOps pipeline we were pleasantly surprised. The Original Setup with CircleCI But before we get into how we re-engineered the pipeline, let me take you through the original setup with CircleCI.  Each project repository has its own build pipeline and generates…

    Alex Knol
    Uncategorised | 22nd October 2018
  • Building Docker images in Golang

    Building Docker images in Go

    For the NearForm Node.js Docker distribution we we wanted to add some flexibility to our build process in order to be quicker to respond to changes in the ecosystem. We are currently using “make” to build the docker images which requires a configure step. Since these images never really get built anywhere else than in…

    Alex Knol
    Uncategorised | 10th September 2018
  • AVOIDING COMMON HURDLES IN UNIT TESTING

    Avoiding Common Hurdles in Unit Testing

    Why do developers skip writing tests for some code? Perhaps because it relies on the file system or an external API. Perhaps because we think it’s too difficult, or a test account to an external API is not guaranteed to be available. Perhaps it’s because an external API may not be accessible from the CI…

    William Riley-Land
    Uncategorised | 16th August 2018
  • Getting started with Node.js applications on Microsoft’s Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

    Getting started with Node.js applications on Microsoft’s Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

    A guide to deploying Node.js applications to Azure’s hosted Kubernetes solution.

    Chris Draycott-Wheatley
    Uncategorised | 30th May 2018
  • NearForm sponsors front-end framework Choo

    NearForm sponsors front-end framework Choo

    nearForm is donating a significant amount financially and contributing our time and expertise to help support Choo.js

    Cian Ó’Maidín
    Uncategorised | 25th October 2017
  • Benchmarking Apache Kafka deployed on OpenShift with Helm

    Benchmarking Apache Kafka deployed on OpenShift with Helm

    Running Apache Kafka on an OpenShift cluster with Helm and measuring the write throughput of the producer

    Salvadore Mazzarino
    Uncategorised | 19th October 2017
  • Time travel with PostgreSQL on Amazon RDS

    Time travel with PostgreSQL on Amazon RDS

    nearForm open sources a temporal tables implementation for PostgreSQL

    Paolo Chiodi
    Uncategorised | 11th August 2017
  • Azure real-time insights and visualisations

    Azure real-time insights and visualisations

    Azure real-time insights and visualisations

    Jan-Jan Vandervyver
    Uncategorised | 1st August 2017
  • V8 is coming

    Get ready: A new V8 is coming, Node.js performance is changing.

    Get ready: A new V8 is coming, Node.js performance is changing.

    David Clements
    Uncategorised | 27th July 2017
  • Rapid application development on Microsoft Azure

    Rapid application development on Microsoft Azure

    Rapid application development on Microsoft Azure

    Jan-Jan Vandervyver
    Uncategorised | 19th July 2017
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