Integrating Apache Kafka into your CI/CD with Jenkins & Lenses
Posted on March 2, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
This tutorial will illustrate how you can integrate Lenses into your Jenkins CI/CD using the lenses-cli. The Lenses CLI allows you to manage your Apache Kafka environment using a single unified and secure API across all Kafka components (Kafka Brokers, Zookeepers, Kafka Connect, Schema Registry etc.). By Mihalis Tsoukalos.
How to make Kafka Consumer compatible with Gevent in Python
Posted on February 17, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Asynchronous task management using Gevent improves scalability and resource efficiency for distributed systems. However, using this tool with Kafka can be challenging. By Jessica Zhao and Boyang Wei.
Handling webhooks with EventBridge, SAM and SAR
Posted on December 17, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Applications author worked on in the last decade were rarely isolated from the rest of the world. Most of the time, they had many interactions with other applications out there. From time to time, some of these integrations are using WebSockets, which makes our integration realtime. By Slobodan Stojanović.
How to increase push notification delivery rate in Android?
Posted on December 9, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Notifications are one of the important parts of any application. Almost every application on your mobile device will be sending some or other kind of notification. By Sumit Mishra.
Learn how to use webhooks by connecting NodeJS, IFTTT and Twitter
Posted on November 28, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
In this guide, you'll learn what webhooks are and how they work. You'll then put together a simple Webhook integration for IFTTT and Twitter, using Node and a simple Express app. By Robbie Cahill.
Pulsar advantages over Kafka
Posted on November 19, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Recently, author has been looking at Pulsar and how it compares to Kafka. A quick search will show you that there is a current war between the two most famous open source messaging systems. By Javier Ramos.
MQTT vs SSE
Posted on October 17, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
Building a real-time web or mobile application is a bit more challenging than building a standard service. That's because the protocol you choose to deliver data from the server to the client — and back — will have a significant impact on the overall experience. By Kieran Kilbride-Singh.
Kafka with Java: Build a secure, scalable messaging app
Posted on October 16, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Today's users expect your app to be accessible from their computer, mobile phone, tablet, or any other device! This transition to Software as a Service (SaaS) as the norm requires developers to effectively integrate with robust tools that scale to handle thousands (or even millions) of requests every second. Apache Kafka is one of the most effective tools for handling those high throughput environments. By Daniel Pereira.
Mastering AWS Kinesis data streams
Posted on July 14, 2020, Level advanced Resource Length long
An article by Anahit Pogosova in which she describes how she has been working with AWS Kinesis Data Streams for several years, dealing with over 0.5TB of streaming data per day. Rather than telling you about all the reasons why you should use Kinesis Data Streams (plenty is written on that subject), she will talk about the things you should know when working with the service.
Event-driven servers: An Intuitive Study
Posted on March 4, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
James Lim out together this piece about short explainer of event-driven servers, intended to help readers gain an intuitive understanding of event loops.
Best practices for event-driven microservice architecture
Posted on February 14, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
While you might have used REST as your service communications layer in the past, more and more projects are moving to an event-driven architecture. Let's dive into the pros and cons of this popular architecture, some of the key design choices it entails, and common anti-patterns. By Jason Skowronski.
Tour of Akka Typed: Message Adapters, Ask Pattern and Actor Discovery
Posted on September 17, 2019, Level advanced Resource Length medium
An article in series by Manuel Bernhardt in which he explores the basics of the Akka Typed API, why it was created and what are its benefits in comparison to the classic Actor API, how to build typed actor systems via protocols and behaviors and how to create typed actors.