When I started programming with C++ exactly 28 years ago, it was with Borland C++ 2.0 on MS-DOS. Then I went to the Windows 3.0 version, had a quick side step with Visual Basic until 2001 when I was back with C++ on Windows 2000 running Visual Studio 6. Then I moved to c#/.NET for a … Continue reading Sharing cross platform C++ code between the mobile and the cloud: Introduction
I'm working on a project for one of my client that will require us to share native C++ code between iOS and Android then consume this code in React Native. A quick google search led to several toolkits and samples on GitHub. This is great, I'll have a starting point to play. I have forked two … Continue reading A tale about using Open Source Software
Did you ever think about how your creativity might be shadowed by the performance requirements you- or your management -put on your yourself ? You've got to achieve more with less... I always loved solving problems, but almost one year ago I reached a point where my cognitive load was too high. Fortunately for me, … Continue reading Creativity vs Performance
UPDATE Fri 16 Feb 2018 : I'm back from Serverlessconf Paris 2018 where I learned about observability of a distributed system with the help of a fantastic tool : IOPipe. I suggest you take some time to give it a try, it is awesome. Last year I wrote a blog post about the urge to … Continue reading My cloud resource is failing and I don’t know why 😦
Update Wednesday 13 December 2017: Added a missing step about Babel ES2015 presets. I'm experiencing with Amazon Cognito for one of my customer. Because we've chosen ReactXP to build cross platform client apps- and AWS as our cloud platform, we have to integrate various AWS SDKs. Following are the steps required to integrate the Cognito … Continue reading Playing with AWS Cognito in ReactXP
This blog post is inspired by the recent multiple software bugs at the Paris-Montparnasse railway station, and other major software malfunctions encountered by the users and/or customers of the Agence Nationale des Titres Sécurisés and the famous Louvois Software. It is also inspired by a radio interview of Daniel Glazman on this subject that aired … Continue reading What are you trying to achieve ?
I'm in the process of evaluating Microsoft's ReactXP for one of my customer. The promise is to share most of the code of a new development between the web, iOS and Android. But beyond that, it is to be able to scale apps and be more productive while increasing quality. To learn more, I encourage … Continue reading Bringing the mobile apps to the web
The last couple of years have been challenging on a personal level. Fortunately, I love solving problems. I found peace with the help of a psychologist (To understand why I was suffering), the practice of yoga and more importantly, a course of MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) to learn how to deal with my emotions. … Continue reading Yes the cloud is transient, evanescent, inconstant.
Where did this bike go ? Looking back at the early days of an on premises distributed logging system of our own, I'm glad that cloud providers have something to offer in this space. This is so much important to be able to pinpoint the reason of an outage in minutes rather than in days. … Continue reading The urge to use a distributed tracing system