Model View Events with Action Replay — No Frameworks Allowed

(Originally published in December 2020 - moved here from a another blog site that I had) In a previous blog post I mused on playful creativity and innovation. I reflected on the software industry from what I have seen in my career so far. I talked about how companies can become overburdened with processes and bureaucracy. It …

What’s PCF All About?

PCF stands for Pivotal Cloud Foundry. Cloud Foundry is an open source Platform as a Service technology. It was originally created at VMWare and open-sourced. Pivotal (which now once again is part of VMWare) has its own Cloud Foundry offering. It takes the original Cloud Foundry open source project and combines it with other tools …

Persist the List

A few years ago now, I developed a bit of a thing for functional programming. I explored a few different functional programming languages including Clojure, Haskell, Scala and F#. I've used Scala professionally and continue to do so to some extent in my current role. I also went full on into F# for 18 months …