Let's Make A DnD Character: Part 4

Playing Around With Istio

When I originally set out on the DnD character creator, my goal was to make a bunch of implementations of the same API using different flavors of JVM languages: Java, Kotlin, and Scala. However, learning new languages isn’t as fun unless I’m solving new problems with them. If I’m just implementing the same thing over and over again but with different languages, the actual language features and the pros and cons of the language becomes hazy. [Read More]

Pods and Services and Deployments Oh My.

Experimenting with Kubernetes

I have been getting more and more involved in devopsy stuff. Mostly against my will, but it seems like any good programmer should keep up with the latest trends in this field. I wanted to start playing around with Kubernetes, so I thought I would try and launch my chat application using it. Installation Minikube I decided to go with Minikube since it is light weight and seems well suited to little POC demo stuff. [Read More]