Posts on the way we produce software at Haaartland
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Peter Björklund Apr 20, 11:48
Much goes into building any type of complex software. Myself, I have built many systems with my role ranging from Lead architect more recently to junior developer back in the day when I was pretty.
Some have been consumer-facing where user-friendli...
Peter Björklund Mar 28, 20:30
The answer to the question seems very surprising to people with no experience from a real tech startup. By real, I mean starting the company from scratch. No people, no funding, no nothing but an idea. So I'd thought I should give my 10 cents on the ...
Peter Björklund Mar 17, 10:14
At Haaartland we want to deliver a product that is as Eco-friendly as possible. To achieve this we needed to think about how we write our software in the best possible way and how we deploy it.
The EPA reports that approximately 29% of carbon emissi...
Peter Björklund Mar 12, 11:38
I got a few questions after my last post on golang regarding concurrency. What makes it so easy? I thought I would just give you an example. Below is a simple program that completes a bunch of health checks concurrently.
Do something fun this weeken...
Peter Björklund Mar 10, 11:07
About 10 years ago I was asked to debug a process in a large Java application that bombed-out often with the famous and stress-inducing java.lang.NullPointerException.
The first I usually do when hunting errors in unfamiliar code are to identify the...
Peter Björklund Mar 8, 11:30
As a startup, Haaartland needs to move fast and produce great API and backend services that scale. Back in 2015 when we founded the company, we had pretty unclear requirements and we knew that we would need to refactor our code many times to find our...
Michael Mrazek Mar 5, 14:15
When you write AI and social in the same sentence you typically end up somewhere close to ad targeting and selling member metadata to third parties. At Haaartland we go about things a bit differently. Since we don’t have any ads on our platfor...