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Month / September 2016

ActorDB for Docker

Last weekend I re-stumbled across ActorDB, a very interesting distributed database system that scales near linearly by scoping work to “Actors”. Every database action, whether that’s an insert, select, update, delete or whatnot, always starts by specifying the Actor. This effectively scopes the changes to a single database, which then replicates to its sibling databases […]

Building Reactive WordPress Plugins – Part 3 – Elm

In the final part of the Building Reactive WordPress Plugins series across on the Delicious Brains blog, I explore using Elm rather than JavaScript to write the front end of WP Cron Pixie, the small WordPress dashboard widget for showing what’s in the WordPress cron. I had more fun writing the code for this article […]