Red Dot Ruby Conf 2016

Red Dot Ruby Conf (RDRC) is the annual Ruby conference in Singapore. This year, the conference was held on 23 and 24 June 2016 at Matrix (Biopolis). First and foremost, I would like to give a big shout-out to my project department (MOM WINS PO) for sponsoring me and a...

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Enterprise Integration with Ruby

I gave a talk on “Enterprise Integration with Ruby” at the March meetup of Singapore Ruby Group. The motivation of this talk is to give a high-level walkthrough on my experiences and strategies for integrating Ruby apps with some classic Enterprise systems or services, which may be uncommon in the...

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Migrating to Microservices and Cloud Native

“Microservices” is yet another buzzword in the modern application development scene. I always heard and read about it but had never actually implemented a non-trivial production system using Microservices architecture. Last week, I attended a 2-day workshop titled “Migrating a Monolith Application to Cloud Native” conducted by Pivotal. Migrating a...

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Getting Started with Clojure

Fellow Rubyists seem excited about learning Clojure. If you’re still puzzled by this seemingly hipster language, I recommend you to watch the talk titled “You really should know a little bit of Clojure” below. Ben Orenstein (@r00k) from ThoughtBot gave an excellent introduction to Clojure and also showcased some cool...

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