Automatic Deployment of Spring Boot 2.0 Applications to Kubernetes using Maven, Fabric8 and GitLab CI

If that title doesn't give you like 2 or 3 lines in bullshit bingo, nothing except a meeting with a Scrum coach can help you there.  It's accurate, though.  It's a thing that should be extremely simple, yet either my Google-Fu is too weak […]

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Why I am not Enthusiastic about the Blockchain or Bitcoin – Part 1: A Terrible Investment

A couple weeks ago I was discussing a technical architecture with a consultant working for a client of mine.  After this, we ended just small-talking about this and that in tech, and ended up discussing “the blockchain” and “cryptocurrency.”  Much to the surprise of […]

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Model-based Testing II: The GUIening

The modeling business is all about looks.  Delicate lines, color composition, presentation all coming together.  Ok, I’m done with a bad attempt at a bad analogy. Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.  As is the existence of such rumors.  While I’ve been […]

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What’s the Chance of a One-In-A-Hundred-Years-Event?

Last year a bunch of supposedly famous people kicked the bucket.  People were talking about how the world was falling apart (probably in an attempt to block out that they have reached the age where their childhood/teenage idols are in the ready-for-replacement age). […]

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