Friday, April 28, 2017

Documenting Architecture Decisions - ADR

As I reviewed the 2017 Thoughtworks technology techniques trends, one cool recommendation was about to "try" the concept of Lightweight Architecture Decision Records. I must admit, I have been looking for something like this as I'm tired of having note pads everywhere, and I'm really trying to stay away from MS-Word documents and Powerpoints for developers. I have been looking for something lightweight, easy for developers to follow.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Twelve Factor Apps: Spring Cloud Config

I have been using Spring for many years now and I really like the simplicity and non-invasive model of its features. As I have been implementing 12 Factor applications, I needed to start using a central way to configure the many microservices we are building. This is where Spring Cloud Config comes to the rescue.