software

The following 6 posts are tagged with the tag software.

Enterprise Security with Spring and Vault

06 Jun 2017   enterprise  java  security  software  spring  vault 
Spring Framework is an incredibly powerful framework, and Spring Boot lets you get up and running with Spring in next to no time. What happens when Spring meets Hashicorp's Vault for enterprise-level secrets management? Read more

The Blockchain can Revolutionise Business

Just not in the way it's being punted by marketers, "strategic business thinkers" and banks at the moment. Its real value lies in its ability to decentralise trust, taking that trust away from (centralised) organisations and putting that trust into open, transparent computing algorithms, code and the community. Read more

Generating Secure Passwords

07 Dec 2016   passwdgen  projects  security  software 
How does one go about selecting an appropriate password generation strategy? After doing a little digging into the topic, and trying to refresh my mind on concepts such as information entropy, it turns out that some of the most difficult passwords to crack right now are simply five randomly selected words from a pretty large dictionary of plain English words. Read more

Making Statik Backwards-Compatible

21 Nov 2016   projects  software  statik 
Statik, the static web site generator, can now be used with Python 2.7+, where it used to only work with Python 3.5+. The latest release, v0.8.0, fixes several minor issues. This post documents some of the process of making Statik backwards-compatible with Python 2.7+. Read more

UX and System Architecture

12 Jul 2016   architecture  philosophy  software  ux 
What is the relationship between user experience and system architecture, and what works and what doesn't? Read more

Building a Static Site Generator

06 Jul 2016   projects  software  statik 
I've recently built and published my own static web site generator: Statik (https://getstatik.com), aimed at software developers. Read more