„Software as a journey” – the quest for good software

„Software as a journey” – the quest for good software

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Let’s be honest: software development is hard. Project reality confirms it. According to Chaos Report by The Standish Group International Inc. – the most reliable project effectiveness study – only one in five IT projects is completed on time and within the planned budget and scope. The rest either fail, or stumble across difficulties and […]
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How to create a beautiful UI in Xamarin Forms

How to create a beautiful UI in Xamarin Forms

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In this article we will focus mainly on the topic of beautiful UI/UX and how we can achieve it in Xamarin Forms. A few words about the technology Xamarin Forms is a cross-platform technology which allows to create native mobile applications using our favorite C# language. We can write many words about that, but there’s […]
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Blockchain – fundamentals

Blockchain – fundamentals

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It’s the heyday of blockchain technology. At the end if 2018, the term appeared in over 86 million internet publications and in over 27 thousand repositories on GitHub. There is also an ever increasing number of internet searches comprising this term or names of cryptocurrrencies, startups or blockchain-based projects initiated by leading IT companies and financial institutions. […]
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CQRS and Event Sourcing Intro For Developers

CQRS and Event Sourcing Intro For Developers

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We live in a world of dynamically changing technologies. New ways of architecturing our solutions, new frameworks and libraries seem to appear on almost daily basis. But good software engineering is not about fancy frameworks and solutions aggressively promoted by their vendors. It is not about doing something because Netflix or Google did it. It […]
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Camunda – business process management

Camunda – business process management

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Camunda BPM (business process management) – light, high-performance, open platform for managing business processes based on BPMN 2.0, DMN 1.1 and CMMN 1.1 standards.   Purpose Camunda BPM is an ideal BPM solution for software development for companies. It ensures effective alignment of business needs and IT standards in projects which require organized, multi-step workflows […]
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Micronaut with RabbitMQ integration

Micronaut with RabbitMQ integration

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To 1.1.0.M1 version Micronaut did not have integration with RabbitMQ. We could use libraries that enabled integration with Apache Kafka – we wrote about it in one of our previous articles. Apache Kafka is a great tool, highly scalable with lots of great features related to events stream processing. But not all applications require such […]
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Building Microservices On .NET Core – Part 3 Service Discovery with Eureka

Building Microservices On .NET Core – Part 3 Service Discovery with Eureka

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This is the third article in our series about building microservices on .NET Core. In the first article we introduced the series and prepared the plan: business case and solution architecture. In the second article we described how you can structure internal architecture of one microservice using CQRS pattern and MediatR library. In this article […]
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