Trouble Maker

Failure As A Use Case: Introducing Trouble Maker

David Pitt Keyhole Creations, Microservices, Programming, Technology Snapshot, Testing Leave a Comment

For too many reasons to count, it is nearly a guarantee that your production software systems will fail in some way. We attempt to QA our software, which essentially tests application “business” function, but it’s very difficult to test what can go wrong in an actual production environment. Things like memory utilization and leaks, port exhaustion, connection pool timeouts, too …

Rethinkdb

Real-Time Applications With RethinkDB

John Hoestje Databases, JavaScript, Microservices, Node, Technology Snapshot 1 Comment

In the last several years, there have been new requirements and expectations placed on enterprise applications that have dramatically increased application code complexity. Users want dynamic websites that provide instant data feedback or to have multiple users work on the same document concurrently. New frameworks and ideas have also evolved along with the requirements to help cope with the new …

webpack

BackboneJS with Webpack: A lesson in optimization

Brandon Klimek BackboneJS, JavaScript, Microservices, Technology Snapshot 2 Comments

Developing a large BackboneJS application presents a unique design problem. As developers, we like to organize our code so it is understandable, logical, and predictable. However, doing so can cause performance issues on the client side. In this blog I will discuss a handy tool I like to use for this purpose: Webpack. I’ll show it in action, how to use …

Microservices Breakfast Event Scheduled – St. Louis

Lauren Fournier Company News, Microservices Leave a Comment

Keyhole Software has scheduled its next educational event open to the public. Keyhole is hosting a free Microservices Breakfast Boost event to educate the appdev public on the Microservices application architecture approach This free presentation will be held in Clayton, MO. on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 8-10 a.m. and in Kansas City, MO and Omaha, NE at a later date. The Breakfast …

White Paper – Predicting the Future: Microservices and SPA

Keyhole Software Architecture, Keyhole Creations, Microservices, Programming, Single-Page Application Leave a Comment

A Discussion of Architectural Styles to Mitigate Technology Shift: Microservices and Single-Page Applications If you’re in the enterprise, it is common to wonder how long your current technology stack going to last. We encourage our clients to assume that change is going to happen, and to proactively put in place a decoupled system architecture that provides a smaller surface area of …