• gPRC vs REST

    By Hirunika Karunathilaka

    gRPC vs REST Even though REST is the most preferred architecture for today's web applications, it is always better to compare with other technologies and find the best approach that suits your application. This article provides a high-level comparison between the REST architecture and gRPC. Before jumping into gRPC, let's...

  • Cross-platform Mobile App Development Frameworks Comparison in 2020

    By Tharindu Lakshan

    Cross-platform Mobile App Development Frameworks Comparison in 2020 Mobile application development has become one of the critical areas in software development industry. In the earlier days, only option was to develop mobile apps using native development frameworks. If an App is intended to publish in both IOS and Android environments...

  • Micro Frontends

    By Chamika Goonetilaka

    Micro Frontends Good frontend development is hard. Scaling frontend development so that many teams can work simultaneously on a large and complex product is even harder. Hence, the idea of breaking up frontend monoliths into many smaller, more manageable pieces is gaining lot of attention within the tech community. Perhaps...

  • Integrating RDLC reports to .NET Core Projects

    By Tharindu Jayasinghe

    Integrating RDLC reports to .NET Core Projects One of the biggest challenges faces by many developers when moving from standard .NET framework to .NET CORE is the lack of support for RDLC reports. Microsoft has not come up with a solution for this yet. (The time I write this). There...

  • Identify Device Connectivity with Azure IoTHub

    By Tharindu Subashith

    Want to know the connectivity status of your IoT device? Do you want to show your IoT devices’ connectivity status in a real-time dashboard? Okay, let’s talk about this to come up with a good solution. When talking about the IoT device connectivity, the first thing that comes to mind...

  • Hydroponics

    By Iranga Navaratna

    Agriculture is the science that is related to cultivating plants and livestock. It has been one of the most important parts of the human livelihood since the beginning of civilizations. Cultivation is still the backbone of the economy in some countries where there is fertile land. But do we really...

  • Integrating Azure AD SSO

    By Chalith Desaman

    From this blog post we will be discussing how to integrate Azure AD SSO with your .Net core application. And then we will see how to Integrate Graph API and access AD user from the application. Here I’ll be guiding you step by step with the code samples. But before...

  • COVID-19 & All the Terminologies You Need to Know

    By Eashan Rajapakshe

    Cluster A cluster of disease or infection is a group of related health events that occurred at about the same time in the same region. You may have noticed some new cases identified as “outbreak clusters” of the current coronavirus. Community spread Group spreading is transmitting a disease within a...

  • Thinking Beyond Working From Home

    By Nilmani Ruwanthika Menikge

    The Coronavirus pandemic has forced all of us (individually and collectively) to re-think every aspect of our lives. One such aspect is our approach to work. Currently, businesses are forced to change traditional modes of operations for at least white-collar jobs, where most of the work is conducted at an...

  • Introduction to Software Defined Networking (SDN)

    By Kasun Amarasinghe

    Software-Defined Networking (SDN) terminology is in the networking industry for nearly just over a decade now and it is getting more popular every year. We can hear stories about how the entire network systems will be dynamic and programmable in the near future. So what is SDN and why is...

  • How a Skeleton Starts its Motion

    By Sithara Dissanayake

    Starting from the first ever animated movie, we have grown up with quite a lot of such fascinating imaginations that look alive by now. Not only that, the typical movie industry too has stepped forward, broadening in a large scale, mingling with the lively imaginary characters. There are fictional movies...

  • Run Postman API Tests in the Azure DevOps Pipelines

    By Thilanka Weerasinghe

    How’s your QA experience with API testing so far? Have you ever gone through a hazel of testing the same thing again and again when you wanted to do a release? Though all APIs work in the QA environment perfectly and does it fails in the UAT? As developers do...

  • Exploring US West Coast

    By Chandula Bulathsinhala

    Not so long ago I got the opportunity to travel to USA with a friend of mine. Given how complex the process is for some people I thought it would be helpful to jot down few tips and tricks along the way. So buckle up. Flight to LA will take...

  • Setting up Secure FTP folder access per user in an Azure Virtual Machine

    By Sandun Perera

    Once you logged into the VM server with an administrator account, go to Server Manager and Add Roles, select Web Server (IIS), proceed and install. Then go to Add Role Services, select the features FTP Server and sub features, install. Now the server is equipped with FTP capabilities. Let’s move...

  • Safety Critical Software Systems

    By Dinithi Weerabahu

    Safety Critical Systems are computer systems whose failure can lead to a loss of life, serious economic consequences or environmental damage. There are many well-known examples of safety critical systems found in world today. Safety critical system is a subset of critical systems. Many modern information systems belong to this...