Category Archives: Tooling

Development tooling

Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch is a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine capable of solving a growing number of use cases. As the heart of the Elastic Stack, it centrally stores your data so you can discover the expected and uncover the unexpected. … Continue reading

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Neo4j

I am added to a team that is using Neo4j as a datastore. After my last Neo4j experience I had to dust of my skills 🙄 I still don’t think in graphs but am getting there. We store metadata about … Continue reading

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Setup Boot Camp with hyper-V support

For development I’m using Windows in a Parallels VM on my MacBook Pro. To use docker on Windows I need to enable Hyper-V. Parallels has an option called “nested virtualisation” where the guest OS can do virtualisation. For this you’ll … Continue reading

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Internet services that have a great free option

The internet has a lot of services. Most of them have a free or try-for-a-period option. After trying a service I decide about the paid options stay on the free tier or discard it. Below is a list of services … Continue reading

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Services I pay for and why

The internet has a lot of services. Most of them have a free or try-for-a-period option. After trying a service I decide about the paid options, stay on the free tier or discard it. Below is a list of services … Continue reading

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My 2018 developer and power user tools

Below a list of tools I use today. If you’re like me, you check them out and add the ones you like to your own toolbox. Image courtesy of vectorolie / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Environment Chocolatey, installation automation. I’ve written about it … Continue reading

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Regression test with Pester

My current project is a scrum project. We develop new features in sprints and deliver working software every 3 weeks. To keep the pace steady we have loads of tests that run every night after a build is deployed. Until … Continue reading

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