• Garage Door Openers: An Internet of Things Case Study

    by Jonathan Margulies on  Sep 13, 2015

    In this article, author discusses how to design an Internet-connected garage door opener ("IoT opener") to be secure. He talks about cloud service authentication and security improvements offered by networked openers, like two-factor authentication (2FA). He also discusses security infrastructure for IoT devices, which includes user authentication, access policy creation & enforcement.

  • Breaking Down Data Silos with Foreign Data Wrappers

    by Lenley Hensarling on  Sep 09, 2015

    Author Lenley Hensarling discusses the Foreign Data Wrapper (FDW) feature in Postgres database. FDW provides a SQL interface for accessing data objects in remote data stores to integrate data from disparate sources like NoSQL databases and bring them into a common model.

  • Meeting Developer Demands with WebRTC and CloudRTC Platforms

    by Peter Crocker on  Sep 08, 2015

    The WebRTC API lets developers easily integrate real-time comms into their apps. This article is the second part of a two part series analyzing the market of WebRTC platforms. It compares data from late 2013 / early 2014 to a survey conducted in April and May of this year as part of an ongoing coverage of the cloud real-time communications platform market.

Metadata-Driven Design: Building Web APIs for Dynamic Mobile Apps

Posted by Aaron Kendall on  Sep 01, 2015

In this article, Aaron Kendall uses the "metadata-driven design and development" approach by Kevin Perera to show how to rapidly create a mobile application that can evolve during runtime.

Executable Images - How to Dockerize Your Development Machine

Posted by Quinten Krijger on  Aug 29, 2015

Every developer knows the pain of incompatible software. By using Docker executable images developers can take advantage of container technology to better control their development environments. 1

Practical Postmortems at Etsy

Posted by Daniel Schauenberg on  Aug 22, 2015

We take a look at Etsy's blameless postmortems, both in terms of philosophy, process and practical measures/guidance to avoid blame and better prepare for the next outage. Learning is the key outcome.

The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System, Review and Q&A with Authors

Posted by Sergio De Simone on  Aug 13, 2015

The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System is a long awaited update to a successful and authorative guide to the FreeBSD kernel that covers all major new features up to FreeBSD 11.

In-App Subscriptions Made Easy

Posted by Ofir Sharony on  Aug 01, 2015

There are various types of subscriptions: recurring, non-recurring, free-trial periods, various billing cycles, .... This article will make your life easier when addressing in-app subscriptions.

Self-service Delivery Platform at Tuenti

Posted by Óscar San José on  Jul 31, 2015

Óscar San José, technical lead at Tuenti (largest Spanish social network) explains how and why their in-house Flow deployment system allowed developer teams to be more independent and deliver faster.

An Overview of ANONIZE: A Large-Scale Anonymous Survey System

Posted by Susan Hohenberger, Steven Myers, Rafael Pass, Abhi Shelat on  Jul 26, 2015

In this article, authors discuss ad hoc anonymous & secure survey system called Anonize that can be used in applications like university course evaluations, online product reviews, and whistleblowing.

7 Habits of Highly Effective Monitoring Infrastructures

Posted by Dave Josephsen on  Jul 20, 2015

If you are building or designing your next monitoring system, take a look at this short list of habits exhibited by the most successful monitoring systems in the world today. 1

The Practice and Future of Release Engineering

Posted by Bram Adams, Stephany Bellomo, Christian Bird, Tamara Marshall-Keim, Foutse Khomh, Kim Moir on  Jul 19, 2015

This article features highlights from interviews on the state of practice and challenges in release engineering space. Interview questions cover topics like metrics, continuous delivery's benefits. 2

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