Category Archives: API Programming

OpenAPI to GraphQL Gateways

A lot of people are in the situation where they have a working, tested REST API server and they want to enable GraphQL queries as easily as possible. There’s 3 important object type concepts in GraphQL: Schema (in this case … Continue reading

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EasyEDA PCB Software Review

I evaluated EasyEDA Designer (v6.4.20.6 July 6, 2021 on Mac OS 10.11) to design a simple but complete (SPICE simulation, parts, mounting holes, annotations) through-hole, one-sided PCB to illuminate an LED. EasyEDA Designer is a proprietary program, but free to … Continue reading

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Can Web Apps Rot?

Can Web apps rot? Why yes, yes they can, mainly if you rely on cloud integrations. Just looking at an old web app (finished 18 months ago) recently and found the following: Twilio changed an API path (SMS/Messages => Messages), … Continue reading

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RedisConf 2019

Redis Labs presented another well-organized, strong technical conference this year. Once again it was held at Pier 27 in SF. The conference theme this year was, “Redis, Database for the Instant Experience.” Executive Summary: Redis Enterprise active-active (based on CRDTs) … Continue reading

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Facebook Production Engineering Open House 2018

I attended the Facebook Production Engineering Open House at their Menlo Park HQ. “Production Engineering is Facebook’s secret sauce – it draws on multiple disciplines (Software Engineering, Systems Administration, Distributed Systems and Networking) to plan, build and maintain the massive … Continue reading

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