Archive of "Ruud van Vliet"

Functional Programming with typeclasses

August 1st, we had another Coding Guild session, about functional programming concepts. In one session, TypeClasses, Semigroups, Monoids, Functors and Applicatives were covered. The Cats library has been used, but not extensively been introduced. Quite heavy stuff, but with the excellent examples and exercises, prepared by Merlijn, Anton and Jeroen, it clarified a lot to…

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Microservices in a historical perspective

A hype like microservices seems to come out of the blue. In this blog I’ll argues that this is not the case: a number of paradigm shifts form the basis for the evolution from traditional service orientation into microservices. In a series of blogs I’ll place microservices in a historical perspective and explain why the…

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