Monthly Archives: February 2014

Claypoole: Threadpool tools for Clojure

At The Climate Corporation, we have “sprintbaticals”, two-week projects where we can work on something a bit different. This post is about work done by Leon Barrett during his recent sprintbatical. At the Climate Corporation, we do a lot of

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Handling Authorization in a Service-Oriented Architecture (Part 2)

Part 2: Designing for Decoupling Last week, I closed the discussion on authorization with the observation that existing authorization libraries in the Ruby ecosystem rely on coupling the application code to the authorization rules. Make things as simple as possible, but

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Handling Authorization in a Service-Oriented Architecture

Part 1: Motivation It’s a common theme: as our business requirements grow, so does our application. One day we discover we have coupled multiple business function sets in a monolithic application. In order to manage complexity and meet scaling requirements,

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