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I have started writing about my experiences with Kubernetes and the PicoCluster. The PicoCluster is a set of inexpensive boards (10 Rock64 boards in my case), housed in a single cluster with a network adapter, fan and power supply. They have been pre-configured with Ubuntu and Kubernetes. The cluster is in my basement, plugged directly into my router. With this setup, I have a 10 node...

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GitHub API for querying users & repositories In this article, we will look how we used the GitHub API for querying users and repositories of an organization. In particular, we will look at how promises were combined to make the data retrieval easier. Querying GitHub is relatively easy with the GitHub API. The GitHub API is REST based and provides access to your Activity, Gists, Issues, Organizations,...

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Cloud native, highly available, web-scale, coordinated containerized applications! Wow, that’s a mouthful, but what does it mean? Over the past six years, many large companies have started telling the world how they architect their systems to scale. From the now famous Netflix Global Cloud Architecture to Google’s Borg system, many of these companies have been solving the same problem using similar patterns. The systems are designed...

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[UPDATE2] The 2.4.1 release has been updated with a 2.4.2 revision to remedy a build issue discovered on iOS. [UPDATE1] The 2.4.0 release has been updated with a 2.4.1 revision to address several issues found in 2.4.0. We are happy to announce the release of Tabris.js 2.4. This latest update adds several interesting new features to Tabris.js. We added a simple way to implement the pull-to-refresh gesture,...

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With Christmas around the corner, it is time for presents! The Tabris.js team joins the festivities with the new Tabris.js 2.3.0 release. This latest incarnation brings support for the iPhoneX, external loadable fonts, a themable navigation bar and more. IPhoneX support The latest Apple hardware brings a brand new form factor to the table and with Tabris.js 2.3.0 we support it out of the box. Several widgets...

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