This blog post is inspired by a tweet I saw recently that directly expresses a sentiment that I’ve only seen implied in other forums. I figured I would take the time to craft a direct response. How is Socialism defined? Many political theorists have answered this question, but I think the following citation from Upton… Continue reading Is Open Source Socialist?
It was a regular weekday afternoon, as regular as weekday afternoons can be in the era of “The Covid”. I was working from home and found myself with a little time in between tasks. Without even really thinking about it, my fingers typed “facebook.com” into my browser’s address bar and I started to scroll. Over… Continue reading Direct Your Attention
While scrolling through my Twitter feed the other day, I came across this tweet which got me thinking: It's true that for the majority of my career, I've heard that my primary focus should be the business logic. After all, that's where the value is delivered for my employer or client. It makes sense, and… Continue reading Idealist Business Logic
Recently while working on the open source EdgeX Foundry project, I had the requirement to implement a simple service tracing mechanism whereby a correlation ID originated by a calling application could be handed from one service to the next as the request was fulfilled. EdgeX Foundry uses a microservice architecture and tracing of service interaction… Continue reading HTTP Request Interception Using Gorilla MUX
This past September I had the opportunity to speak at the ExploreDDD conference in beautiful Denver, Colorado. If you've not attended the conference and have an interest in using Domain Driven Design (DDD) for architecting modern software systems, I highly recommend you check it out. The organizers do a fantastic job of attracting good speakers… Continue reading DDDecomposing the Monolith