NettyKafka

Whirlpool: Microservices Using Netty And Kafka

John Boardman Java, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial 2 Comments

Introduction Update! Whirlpool now uses the “just released” Netty version 4.1.0. The great news about this is the upgrade required zero code changes, just update the pom and rebuild! In my last blog, I introduced Netty being used as a web server. That example worked well… as long as a broadcast server is what was needed. Most of the time …



Nebraska Code COnference

See Great Speakers + Enter to Win a Cubi at Nebraska.Code()

Lauren Fournier Community, Company News Leave a Comment

The Keyhole Software team is excited to once again be involved in the Nebraska.Code() Conference from both a sponsorship perspective and as a group of conference speakers! Keyhole Software team members Chase Aucoin, Adam Costenbader, Rusty Divine, Billy Korando, and Brice McIver are to present a variety of talks and workshops spanning Microservices, unit testing, circuit breaker, HATEOAS, Web API, and more. …



angularJs

A Test-Driven Development Introduction to Angular 2

Matthew Brown AngularJS, JavaScript, Testing, Tutorial Leave a Comment

AngularJS is a popular framework used for building single-page applications. One great benefit of using Angular is that it is easy to incorporate automated testing. I have been using Angular on various projects for a few years now, so naturally I was curious to learn what’s new in Angular 2. In this article, I will be walking through the process …



HATEOAS

Don’t Hate the HATEOAS Part Deux: Springtime for HATEOAS

Billy Korando Java, Spring, Technology Snapshot Leave a Comment

In the much belated conclusion to my series on HATEOAS, we will be diving into how to implement HATEOAS using Spring-Data-REST and Spring-HATEOAS. It is springtime for HATEOAS! I put together a functioning project that will demonstrate the code examples I have below as well as a few other features. The project can be found here: https://github.com/in-the-keyhole/hateoas-demo-II. JDK 8 and Maven are …



Face Detection API

In Your Face! Figuring Out Apple’s Face Detection API

Derek Andre Mobile, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial Leave a Comment

I am making a native iOS app that has face detection. Apple has an awesome image detection API that can find faces, barcodes, and even rectangular shapes in images or video frames. The API came out with iOS 5.0, but I thought that an updated example with Swift 2.2 and Xcode 7.3 would hopefully help people out. The code, located …



MockOla

Keyhole Releases UI Design Tool MockOla For Free, Public Use

Lauren Fournier Company News, Design, Keyhole Creations Leave a Comment

The Keyhole Software team is excited to announce the standalone release of MockOla for free, public use. MockOla is a rapid design tool to easily create user interface mockups and wireframes. Using a drag-and-drop element editor implemented with HTML5 Canvas, users can lay out user interfaces mockups, concept designs, and wireframes. The tool boasts a number of customization palettes, including handy templates for …



Angularjs Blind date

Blind Date with AngularJS

Chris Shatrov AngularJS, JavaScript, Tutorial Leave a Comment

Are you starting to work on a new application that is using AngularJS? You have heard of it before and would like to know more about it? And have no idea where to start? You are in luck! Continue reading this blog and start learning this hot thing called Angular! AngularJS is a JavaScript MVC framework that has some compelling …



Sitecore

Learning Sitecore: My Project Builds, Now What?

Donna Beger Tutorial Leave a Comment

I found a plethora of articles on how to build a Sitecore project and get to its infamous welcome page. I could create data templates and content and even workflows, but I found myself confused on how everything fit together. Placeholders, renderings, layouts, sublayouts, Oh My! In an effort to learn Sitecore MVC, I decided to build a small website …



Seriate

Seriate: The Glue Between SQL Server and Node.js

Chris Berry .NET, JavaScript, Node.js, Technology Snapshot 4 Comments

An example Node.js application which connects to a SQL server and serves up data via HTTP endpoints. Before leaving my last client, I was asked if it was possible for Node.js to connect to Microsoft’s SQL Server. The reasoning behind this was that the company wanted to move away from a pure Microsoft stack because of the cost and try …