Basic Mobile App Architecture

I want to discuss some weirder things on this blog, but I think it'd be a good idea to start off with an overview of how to build a very simple HTML5- or Native App friendly architecture.

Deserialize / Alter / Serialize: an Antipattern?

I was talking to \$PERSON from \$BIG\_COMPANY the other day, and they happened to mention that around 80% of their CPU time was spent on serializing and deserializing data ...

Django REST Framework

Django REST Framework: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Presented at MelbDjango 0.9 on 6 Feb 2014

OSDC 2014 Gold Coast

My presentations at [OSDC 2014]( on the Gold Coast!

OSDC 2015 Hobart

OSDC 2015 "Talking with Leviathan: Interfacing Open Source to SAP"

Static Sites using jQuery to appear Dynamic

A couple of people have mentioned that while they like the idea of offloading their site to a CDN, they're not ready to have their site look like some relic from 1999 ...

Static vs. Dynamic Sites

The current storm in a teacup seems to be about static vs. dynamic website design. As usual, this is a False Dichotomy ... actually, there's a whole range of options to explore.

Tranquil APIs

Tranquil is a protocol framework which is designed to be very simple and very extensible.

a Virtual Load Balancer