Fast charging has gotten fast enough. Give us better battery life instead!

Xiaomi has pushed out several mobile hardware boundaries in 2022, including launching the first phone with an uncropped 1-inch sensor, the thinnest foldable phone by some distance, and very recently, 210W fast charging in a smartphone, which can apparently top up a 4,300 m. mAh battery in just nine minutes. While I think the first … Read more

Dremio Cloud review: A fast and flexible data lakehouse on AWS

Both data warehouses and data lakes can hold large amounts of data for analysis. As you may recall, data warehouses contain curated, structured data, have a predesigned schema that is applied when the data is written, call on large amounts of CPU, SSDs, and RAM for speed, and are intended for use by business analysts. … Read more

5 Super Fast Ways To Improve Core Web Vitals

Does your website take more than 3 seconds to load? Is your website struggling with a high bounce rate? Then it requires immediate attention. Google considers Core Web Vital as one of the ranking signals. It is introduced to measure and evaluate the user experience of a website. The core web vitals consist of three … Read more

Correlation Between Fast TTM and Containers

TTM and Software Architecture One of the critical factors for business success is Time to Market (TTM). TTM is the length of time from the moment of idea creation, which could be a new product or business, to launching the final product or service to customers. Markets move fast and delayed TTM may ruin the … Read more

Build Super Fast gRPC APIs With Go and Java with Example

[gRPC] FieldMask — only request for needed data gRPC with Java Server (Client) and Go Client Example with FieldMask gRPC is not Google Remote Procedure Call 😀 gRPC stands for gRPC Remote Procedure Call and was initally developed by Google. It is an open-source, high-performance remote procedure call (RPC) framework that can run anywhere. It … Read more

EU harmonizing fast charging with USB PD will be a big deal for Android

For those that don’t know, European lawmakers reached an agreement earlier this week to force manufacturers of electronic devices including smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, headphones, and more to use the same universal charging port — USB-C. That’s right, USB-C everything is being written into the law and it’ll come into effect by Fall 2024 in … Read more

Fast Microservices: When Microstream Meets Helidon

Microservices have become a buzzword when we talk about creating a scalable application. But is that enough? The simple answer is no. As with any software architecture decision, it has a trade-off and several challenges. Lucky for us Java developers, there is a combination of two tools to make our life easier: Microstream and MicroProfile. … Read more

My First CRUD App With Fast API. A step-by-step guide | by Dennis Ivy | May, 2022

A step-by-step guide Image by author It’s the day before my fast API live stream. I decided to create a guide for the stream and turn it into a blog post. So, here it is. Stream structure: Fast API vs Django Installation Create First APP & Route Swagger UI Path Parameters POST, PUT & DELETE … Read more

Fast Image Processing in Android With Halide | by Minhaz | May, 2022

I have written about how Halide allows us to write both fast and maintainable code. This one will show its power with Android applications. Photo by Dan Smedley on Unsplash. Halide is an open-source domain specific language designed to make it easier to write and maintain high-performance image processing or array processing code on modern … Read more

A Radically Fast Job Interview Process for Software Developer Roles

From a chat with the recruiter to the offer in a few days Photo by Jason Goodman on Unsplash Do we need several interviews to determine if we want to make a job offer to a software engineer? Probably, not for most roles. Multiple interviews only stretch the hiring process for “ordinary” software developer roles, … Read more