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Truly immutable builds

It sometimes happen that after a few years, an app is stable enough that it gets into hibernating mode. Though it’s used and useful, there are no changes to it and it happily runs its life. Then, after a while, someone decides to add some new features again. Apart from simple things such as locating the sources, one of the most important thing is to be able to build the app. Though it may seem trivial, there are some things to think about. Here are some a

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Polyglot everywhere - part 1

This is the era of polyglot! Proponents of this practice spread the word that you’ve to choose the language best adapted to the problem at hand. And with a single team dedicated to a microservice, this might make sense. My pragmatic side tells me it means that developers get to choose the language they are developing with and don’t care how it will be maintained when they go away…​ On the other hand, my shiny