Unexceptional Uses of Java Exceptions

What’s an exception? Oracle, the current owners of Java, says:

Java (and many, if not most, other programming languages) provide an Exception as a way to handle errors. When a severe error occurs, the program creates an object and “throws” it. It travels up the call stack until another object that is capable of handling the […]

Docker Tutorial: Get Going From Scratch

This is a post I wrote for Stackify a while back. You can find the original here. Docker is one of the most exciting technologies I’ve seen in a long time. I enjoy working with it. Docker is a platform for packaging, deploying, and running applications. Docker applications run in containers that can be used […]

Getting Started With the Swift iOS Feature Flag

This is another post I wrote for the Rollout blog. You can find the original right here. This post was a lot of fun to write since I hadn’t done any IOS development in a few years. Mobile users expect more. They want their applications to be as stable as yesterday while looking and acting […]

The Spring Feature Toggle: Your Guide to Getting Started Quickly

This is a post I wrote for Rollout, a tech company that has a system for managing feature toggles in enterprise applications. The original post is here. When it comes to agile development and “moving fast and breaking stuff,” many people think of REST APIs. Decomposing services into manageable building blocks with clearly defined interfaces […]