Monthly Archives: December 2015

Interesting stuff. Week 50-53

Had a chance to do some load testing of our app in Fitbit. Originally considered three options: JMeter and ab. The first one seems to be cool however it does not really support non-blocking IO. The second one does but … Continue reading

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Learning how to Learn on Coursera

Just finished “Learning How to Learn” MOOC on Coursera. What can I say from the position of a person who graduated from the university seven years ago. Rate of the beneficial outcome was not that high. This course is definitely … Continue reading

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OAuth in Gatling

Recently got a chance to do some load testing of our endpoints. At first I’ve started with ab. However I came to the problems very soon. We have OAuth and it became a sort of stopper. All of the oauth … Continue reading

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Interesting Java-related links. Week 44-49

Jigsaw and Java 9 – good introduction into Jigsaw Java multi-threading: volatile variables, happens-before relationship, and memory consistency – perfectly simple and good explanation on how volatile work. Usually candidates do not have full understanding on why volatile keyword is … Continue reading

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