Author Archives: Clive Tong

More things for using K8s for real

In my current job, the team are working on deploying an application onto Azure using Kubernetes, so it was time to do some reading around the technologies that are being used. Docker is used by the company as the universal … Continue reading

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And some more books

The Go Programming language by Alan Donovan and Brian Kernighan I read this as preparation for a new job. It feels like the definitive guide to the Go language. The book is a great learning tool, highlighting practical uses of … Continue reading

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Some odds and ends

My time at Redgate is coming to an end, so I’ve been reading a fair few books on some of the new technologies that I’ll be using in my new job. More on that later. First some interesting videos and … Continue reading

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I’m hooked

It always amazes me how simple ideas can transfer from one domain to another. A while ago I was looking at Azure Durable Functions. In this domain you want to write a function that can call out to another service, … Continue reading

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Of CORSe, it’s easy to test

I read this informative post on CORS at the weekend, and realised that the best way to get to grips with it, is to try some experiments. I hadn’t realised before how easy this would be in C#. It’s easy … Continue reading

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Some more reading

There are three other books that I have recently read without writing up here. React in action by¬† Mark Tielens Thomas, which was a good introductory book on React. It explains the various concepts and takes you through a number … Continue reading

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Reliable, Scalable and Maintainable Systems

Designing Data-Intensive Applications: The big ideas behind reliable, scalable and maintainable systems by Martin Kleppmann I was lucky to have a six week sabbatical over the summer, and felt that it would be a good time to read up on … Continue reading

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