Author Archives: JoTak

Enabling Prometheus w/ labels from Vert.X metrics

Vert.X uses Dropwizard metrics under the hood, by default, when metrics are enabled (the other option being Hawkular Metrics). They can be exposed as Prometheus endpoints, as described here. It works without any pain, but has a downside: the metrics don’t make … Continue reading

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Agile without dogma

It’s been… wow… now 15 years that the Agile Manifesto has been written. Java was 1.3 (no enum, no generic, even less lambda). We’re often tired of hearing that word – AGILE – especially when it comes from recruiters or marketers … Continue reading

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A maven / grunt / typescript / JSX build workflow

Notice: sources are available on GitHub As stated in my previous post, I started Mipod.X as a Vert.X application programmed in Java. There’s the choice to use Maven or Gradle as build management tool, I use the one I know … Continue reading

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Mipod.X: an MPD client project from Vert.X and ReactJS

I recently attended to a presentation of the Vert.X toolkit, a powerful library based on the JVM that allows you to create reactive, scalable applications with many advantages. There’s a lot of similitude with nodejs, but I bet it’s faster … Continue reading

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