Some time ago I started to use
Boxen to manage my laptop and here is a link and recently my MBP was stolen and it helped me a lot and saved lots of time. Also invested effort helped me a lot to bootstrap one more MBP provided by company I was working for.
However recently it was clearly visible that
Boxen is not maintained and even GitHub switched to another tool which simplifies things a lot which is called Strap.
Strap is based on Homebrew and Homebrew Bundle using which it’s quite easy to manage installation of required software, set up services using Homebrew Services and even applications from Homebrew Cask and applications from AppStore using mas.
If there is an interest you can checkout my GitHub repositories
homebrew bundle and dotfiles.
Last November was part of great conference in Antwerp, Belgium, believe most
Java developers know it’s a Devoxx.
First of all thanks to organizers for such a great event and especially for the ability to free and almost instantly to access
Here are some my takeaways to deep dive further.
The most interesting theme for me was attention to security, this topic was important and is becoming more and more important nowadays. So there are several related sessions to check out:
Fabric8 and OpenShift 3 was already on my radar, however Devoxx made me think more eagerly of it and here is a quicky on it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCQ9SEdteHs
The next topic I’d like to deep dive a bit more is surprisingly
There was also huge attention to data streaming and related architectures
One more important point of software development is documentation and there was also attention to it:
Here is a link
Intro to RxJava
Recently found an nice article with explanation of 8 fallacies of distributed applications enjoy –