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I like trying out new frameworks and writing about them. Below you can find the latest articles I wrote.


Adding syntax highlighting with WordPress and Gatsby

December 10th, 2019 | 5 min read | Gatsby, GraphQL, React

For Markdown, there are plugins to add syntax highlighting to your Gatsbby website. In this tutorial we’ll explore the alternatives for adding syntax highlighting through WordPress.

Creating pages with Gatsby

October 15th, 2019 | 4 min read | Gatsby, GraphQL, React

Gatsby has a large set of APIs, and one of them is to programmatically create new pages. In this tutorial we’ll use this API to create detail pages for each blogpost.

Loading initial data with Spring

August 20th, 2019 | 7 min read | Java, JPA, Spring, Spring boot, Spring Data

I’ve been answering Spring related questions on Stack Overflow for the past three years now, and one of my most popular answers is about how to load initial data. While my solution over there works really fine, there are multiple solutions to this problem, and in this tutorial I’ll demonstrate which ones you have. This […]

Distributed tracing with Istio and Jaeger

August 6th, 2019 | 5 min read | Istio, Jaeger, kubernetes

So far, we’ve already explored some of the elements Istio provides, such as visualizing our service mesh with Kiali, and monitoring our application metrics with Prometheus and Grafana. In this tutorial, we’ll see how we can use Jaeger with Istio.