An Intro to Prometheus Metrics

Introduction Prometheus is an open-source systems monitoring and alerting toolkit.  It records real-time metrics in a time series database built using a HTTP pull model.  It was named after Prometheus, the Titan god of forethought.  A very well thought out name for such a tool considering the definition of forethought is “careful consideration of what … Continued

AEM Image Processing and Best Practices

Objective Objective of this document is to define the out of the box Image renditions and processing concepts in AEM and compare with the Image Transformation process using ACS (Adobe Consulting Services) commons library. Its pros/cons are also listed. Image Renditions vs Image transformations In Image renditions separate images are created and stored in DAM … Continued

Google Maps JS Implementation Tips

Google’s Maps Platform is undeniably one of the most widely used technologies. And in supporting web applications, Google’s Maps JavaScript API is one of the most popular used throughout. I’ve aggregated various thoughts, opinions, and tips with regards to Google’s Maps JavaScript API:

Debug Adobe Launch on Any Browsers with Charles

When managing code with Adobe Launch, it’s critical to be able to test changes before publishing. To make sure changes work as expected in a production environment, it’s helpful change the Launch library, allowing you to see how your dev or stage library will work on your production site. There are some great tools like … Continued

How we helped a lottery, Win (Part 2)

Continued from Part 1… Application Setup and Deploy:  The Player exclusion spring-boot microservices will run on Docker container-based Linux instances. It will use Azure DevOps toolchain (Azure Boards, Repos, Pipelines & Artifacts) for its software development & delivery lifecycle.  Azure DevOps will handle Application deployments in an automated manner to provide a streamlined error-free development lifecycle.        The Application Code will be hosted in Azure Repos. … Continued

How we helped a lottery, Win (Part 1)

Last year, a government lottery agency that conducts and manages gaming facilities, province-wide lottery games, internet gaming, bingo, and other electronic gaming products at Charitable Gaming Centers came to us with an interesting problem. They wanted the digital arm of our Consulting firm to build an online Player Exclusion system. It will be used for managing the ineligibility of the players for the agency’s digital business. … Continued