ProcessOne services continue as usual through COVID-19 outbreak

In case you were wondering, all ProcessOne services and operations are continuing as usual throughout COVID-19 outbreak. For more than a decade ProcessOne has been providing realtime messaging & communication services while its team was working 100% remotely, from various global locations. We continue to do so today without interruptions. Realtime messaging is critical at […]

Suggestions for assessing our carbon footprint

Every one of our consumer actions has an impact on the environment and contributes to carbon emissions into the atmosphere. We all agree that global warming is not yet under control and that we must act to reduce our own emissions. However, our first tendency is frequently to hide our face as well. It is […]

Towards Lean Computing: Integrating Energy Consumption in Application Design

In the quest for better energy efficiency, the applications themselves are often overlooked. Our industry likes to pretend that all technologies are equivalent and has forgotten that the choice of programming languages, frameworks and architecture have a major impact on energy consumption. The observation Today we are all aware of the environmental impact of the […]

ProcessOne: What to expect in 2020?

As this is the end of the year, I’d like to take the opportunity to share with you how ProcessOne has changed over time and how it is approaching the next decade. ProcessOne was created to simplify the implementation of large-scale, real-time messaging services. In 2005, the most advanced tool was clearly Erlang. Since then, […]

SwiftNIO Workshop in Paris at dotSwift Conference

I have partnered with the good folks at dotConferences to put together some contents for a SwiftNIO workshop. The workshop will take place in Paris on February the 4th, the day after the dotSwift conference. If you are coming to Paris for the dotSwift conference, you can make the best of your trip by also […]

Building Realtime Streaming Architectures

Realtime is not only about client interactions. We have been using XMPP & MQTT since a long time to connect people and things together. However, there is another use case for realtime that is a little less known: realtime streaming architectures. This is a design pattern that you can use to make the core of […]

Swift Server-Side Conference 2019 Highlights: Day 2

The second day of the Swift Server-Side conference was as packed with great talk as the first day. You can read my previous post on workshop and day 1. Building the next version of the Smoke Framework (Simon Pilkington) Simon Pilkinson introduced his rework on the Smoke framework, developed as a video ingestion platform for […]

Swift Server-Side Conference 2019 Highlights: Workshop & Day 1

Swift is mostly known nowadays as the main programming language you can use to develop on Apple devices. However Swift, being Open Source, has a small community of dedicated people that have started to work on building an ecosystem to make Swift development on the server-side a viable option. Swift Server-Side is a fairly new […]

Understanding ejabberd OAuth Support & Roadmap

Login and password authentication is still the most commonly used auth mechanism on XMPP services. However, it is causing security concerns because it requires to store the credentials on the client app in order to login again without asking for the password. Mobile APIs on iOS and Android can let you encrypt the data at […]

FrenchKit Conference: Day 2 Highlights

Yesterday, I shared my highlights on FrenchKit Conference 2019, Day 1. Today, I will talk about FrenchKit Day 2. Swift Superpowers Swift Superpowers were three lightning talks presented by David Bonnet, mostly focused on server-side Swift, and spread out during the day. He covered the following topics: Vapor 3 code examples Networking example with SwiftNIO […]

FrenchKit Conference: Day 1 Highlights

FrenchKit is an iOS and macOS developer conference held in Paris. The fourth edition took place on October 7-8, 2019. I was attending this conference for the first time and really enjoyed the gathering. The conference is well organised, with a lot of excellent speakers. There is a true good vibe coming from the FrenchKit […]

SwiftNIO: Understanding Futures and Promises

SwiftNIO is Apple non-blocking networking library. It can be used to write either client libraries or server frameworks and works on macOS, iOS and Linux. It is built by some of the Netty team members. It is a port of Netty, a high performance networking framework written in Java and adapted in Swift. SwiftNIO thus […]