Functional Refactoring

One of the biggest challenges most software engineers face is, to maintain a badly written code. Refactoring code is a very difficult task, which can break a lot of things in a so called working software. There are only two choices one can make, either add more mess to the code or dig deep into … Continue reading Functional Refactoring

Hypermedia Driven Rest APIs – HATEOAS

What is HATEOAS ? (Hate-OAS, Hateous or any other pronunciation) Hypermedia as the Engine of Application State It basically means that your application state should be Hypermedia driven. Hypermedia ?  - Basically hyperlinks to other resources. Which also means that, once a client access a resource, it can use the hypermedia to navigate your resources. … Continue reading Hypermedia Driven Rest APIs – HATEOAS

Change Elastic Search Mapping

Remapping elastic search index For every change in the mapping or settings of the elastic search index, we have to create a new index as there is no way to edit an existing index. So here are the basic requests that you have to fire to achieve it, but first thing first, lets create an … Continue reading Change Elastic Search Mapping

Scaling applications : The Scale Cube

Scalability is one of the most important factors which decides the success of any application. Scaling an application is non trivial, hence it becomes more critical. Scaling can become a nightmare if not planned well. Keeping in mind some of the best practices, architectural patterns and application design concepts can make it easier and straightforward. … Continue reading Scaling applications : The Scale Cube

Managing credentials with AWS KMS

How and where do you store your secrets? Well, I am not talking about your personal secrets 🙂 , but here secrets mean your application credentials such as database passwords, account information or any other unencrypted data that you want to store securely. Problem : Credentials should be kept in an encrypted and secure manner … Continue reading Managing credentials with AWS KMS