OpenAPI Support in Oracle API Gateway

Lucas Jellema

Today I read the announcement of OpenAPI (fka Swagger) support in API Gateway on OCI. I was wondering what that entailed and I decided to try it out. In short, this support means that an API definition can be uploaded to API Gateway, is validated for correctness and can be […]

Oracle Functions–Mental Picture vs. Physical Reality

Lucas Jellema

Oracle Functions are the Functions as a Service (or FaaS) offering on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Functions are the serverless, stateless execution engines that play such an important role in cloud native applications. Functions handle requests and events, contributing to live application behavior, streaming activities and integrations. Functions are also used […]

Automated Unit Testing of Javascript Fn Functions using Jest

Lucas Jellema

Crucial pieces of functionality in cloud native applications is implemented in Functions. In the case of Oracle Cloud Infrastructure specifically, the Functions framework is typically Project Fn and the implementation language of choice is … up to the DevOps team. Popular languages for implementing Functions include Go, Python, Java and […]

Productivity Boosting features in Windows 10

Lucas Jellema

I ran into a valuable 17 minute YouTube movie with tips over some useful Windows 10 features: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do06MPWf9E4 I created this short list as a personal reminder: Virtual Desktop – multiple desktop pages for different circumstances (per customer, technology, work and private, for specific demos or recording webinars) (Windows + […]

How I create multi-layer videos with talking head, slides, sound and simple effects with OBS Studio

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Using videos to announce events, explain complex topics, draw attention to causes and entertain community members is powerful. Until recently, I did not create any videos. Too hard. Requiring complex, expensive equipment. That was my thinking. Until recently a colleague introduced me to OBS Studio – Open Broadcaster Software. With […]

The Six-part REAL Oracle Cloud platform Webinar Series – Cloud Native Live Demo and Hands-On Oracle Developer Meetup sessions – kicking off June 10th 2020

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Attend this series of six live webinars to get going with cloud native application development on the Oracle Cloud platform, created and presented by REAL specialists. The Red Expert Alliance (aka REAL) is a network of Oracle partners on four continents that have joined forces to share knowledge and experience […]

Set Terraform Resource properties from an element in a list retrieved by a Data Source – using a local value

Lucas Jellema

Terraform is a platform for implementing Infrastructure as Code. Terraform defines a syntax for describing resources and provides an engine that interprets the resources definitions, compares this desired state with the existing state in the destination environment and subsequently attempts to bring the destination in line with the desired state. […]