Archives: backend development

Solutions for a filterable sortable pageable list in Spring

(GraphQL, REST, …) Hello again everybody, it’s Süxy here!  Today we are going to take a look at several custom implementations for the good old “filterable + sortable + pageable list” problem. In this post we are going to compare the oldschool REST solution with GraphQL and our custom solution (both at the source code level and performance), […]

Learning by Doing – BlockChain & Akka Tutorial

Intro BlockChain is a really hot topic in the IT world. Most of the developers have no idea how it works. There are general ideas in the heads, but it’s full of black-boxes. There are several blog posts and toy-projects online to demonstrate some basic idea about Blockchain. This will be one of these. I […]

Most Popular Programming Languages according to CodeSignal

Coding practice websites are a great way to get familiar with a new language. For me, they are invaluable not only for giving me tasks to solve, but for letting me see countless other solutions, giving me an opportunity to discover so many language-specific ways of solving the problem. A lot of times you can […]

FCrDNS (Forward-Confirmed Reverse DNS) on Firebase

TL;DR Around January 2018 I had been trying hard to make FCrDNS on Firebase work… However, after countless hours of hopeless development, I felt like something was wrong, so I asked for help on Stackoverflow. Doug Stevenson and Thomas Bouldin, two developers from the Google Development Team came to my rescue and kudos for their quick response! At that time they confirmed […]

OAuth2 Tutorial

Intro OAuth2 is a widely used authorization framework enables third-party applications to obtain limited access to a web service and it has been around for some time now. Though it is popular and there are a handful of really helpful introductions and descriptions on the subject, it can be a challenge for someone unfamiliar with […]

Push Notifications – a bigger picture

Many applications we create require the ability to send push notifications. Sometimes we are the ones who made the client and the backend side as well. The available tutorials are helpful but not always entirely clear; we met quite a few challenges. Let’s look at a specific example. –          We’d like to send a push notification from […]

How to make a custom Username Password Authentication Filter with Spring Security

  Introduction Basically I’ll show you how to use Spring Security and how to customize it if you want. First we’ll implement the basic authentication with basic responses and other stuff, and I’ll show you how to customize the login and logout process as you wish  Simple Authentication After you added the required dependencies described on Spring’s website, […]

Ray Tracing with Akka – Part 4

Where did we stop last time? Read the first part of this series for an intorduction to ray tracing and what I wanted to achieve. Here we created a sphere and a shadow. Read part two for a discussion on creating a plane and letting our objects reflect and refract. Part three has been the most advanced, in here we built […]

Easy open source licenses

A simple description of open source licences so you’ll know how to use them The Open Source Community and Licenses The open source community creates and uses free software. A copyright ensures that the author possesses exclusive rights to their product. With a licence the copyright holder provides the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to […]