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Portainer

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A friend gave me a great tip to have more overview over the docker containers you need to manage. He pointed me to Portainer. Portainer is a lightweight docker container that will make it easier to manage your docker environment.  

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Jenkins

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At my job we value CI/CD. Personally it is one of my favorite topics. When practiced correctly by everyone in the team it gives you great advantages. And it’s just beautiful how we can automate the steps of the deployment process. Jenkins is software which facilitates CI/CD. There is a very good course on Pluralsight […]

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Cucumber season

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I wanted to refresh some insights that I got at work regarding integration testing. This lead me to the Cucumber getting started guide for Java. I quickly made some changes to the example and reformatted the structure of the code.             Define the step definitions: Run the tests! Success!! It […]

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Docker, makes your life easy (most of the time)

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I just ran my first java application on this server. If you remember, a couple of weeks ago I gave an introduction lecture about spring boot.¬† I just put this sample app on this server using an image from my personal docker hub. Went trough the following easy steps to do it: create a Dockerfile […]

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Spring boot bootcamp

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Last week I had the opportunity to teach a small spring boot intro course. I set up a small mvc Tips&Tricks application. Users can register and create their own tips for learning how to code. I made some REST endpoints and some thymeleaf views. Normally I’d prefer to put an Angular application on top of […]

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Google Code Jam

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A friend tipped me off about Google Code Jam. He told me he had been participating for years and proposed to practice together. I knew I wouldn’t be able to participate in 2018 since I was moving that particular weekend. But the idea was fun. So anyway, we got a bunch of friends together on […]

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Python api

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Other apps run on this AWS server instance too. Here you find a website which calls a service to populate the list: nickvanhoof.com:8001   Setup: website service & content service Tech: php, python, docker-compose