Development

Project Estimation: A better way

  • Chip Dickson
  • March 25, 2019

In my many years of development both as a manager and consultant, the one piece of the agile process and especially scrum points is they never seem to give you an estimate that those controlling the budget or making financial choices can use. I am an avid agile proponent and an early adopter (signed the Agile […]

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The Kubernetes Strikes Back

  • Charlie Walker
  • September 7, 2017

Feeling dissatisfied with the last post, I really wanted to have a working k8s raspberry pi cluster. At the point, I turned my attention to another networking plugin called weave. If you are following along in the series, we are going back to the beginning and rebuilding the cluster. I had tried weave in the […]

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Kubernetes Cluster with Raspberry Pis

  • Charlie Walker
  • April 21, 2017

  This is the first post in our Pi-IoT post series. Technology Raspberry Pi 3 HypriotOS Kubernetes Flannel Credit where Credit is Due I owe a big thanks to the fine folks over at Hypriot for all their work in this area. Their initial post on this subject was a good starting point but has […]

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Angular, Keycloak and Wildfly: Tying It All Together

  • Charlie Walker
  • May 10, 2016

In previous posts, we have: Used vagrant to create a development environment Secured REST services with Keycloak You can find the code on our GitHub site: https://github.com/sumglobal Now let’s use Keycloak and AngularJS to create a secure web application Once the REST services are secured, we will use Keycloak’s javascript adapter to secure the web application. Configure a client […]

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Securing a REST service with Keycloak

  • Charlie Walker
  • February 4, 2016

How Can We Secure a Microservice? In a traditional web application, a server side web tier is used to authenticate the user.  An HTTP session is then created containing the authentication and user details. The security context is propagated between the tiers within the application server so there’s no need to re-authenticate the user.  With […]

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Using Vagrant and Ansible To Build A Keycloak/Wildfly Development Server

  • Charlie Walker
  • January 15, 2016

Setting up a development environment can be a tedious and time consuming chore.  Setup documents can become stale and outdated as versions and dependencies change.  In this article, we will walk through the steps for automating the creation of a virtual development environment. If you have ever written software (or worked with a team that […]

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