Articles from Month: April 2016

Disrupting Using the Platform of Constant Connectivity

CAKE LABS 29 April 2016

This article references a speech given by Shanil Fernando (CAKE LABS’ SVP Engineering and MD Sri Lanka) at the recent LBR LBO Enterprise Summit 2016: “Build Smarter Businesses with Smart Technologies or be Outsmarted” on the topic: “Leverage Smart Technologies to Build Disruptive Business Models Integrated Around Customer Needs”   The Platform Through the web,

Microservices: Principles and in Practice

CAKE LABS 22 April 2016

An Introduction: What are Microservices? In this Innovation Session, Kalinga Dissanayake and Azeem Mumtaz from the Platform team give an insight to microservices. According to Sam Newman the author of “Building Microservices”, microservices are a group of small autonomous services that work together and are modelled around a business domain. Microservices vs Monolithic Applications When comparing

Mobile Application Development : The JavaScript Way

CAKE LABS 18 April 2016

In this Innovation Session, Pasindu Perera talks about how you can develop mobile applications in JavaScript. The session covers the different ways of developing an application in JS, and its pros and cons.   The Four Methods 1. Native App Development In Native application development, the SDK is given by the provider and applications are

Going Reactive with Play

CAKE LABS 4 April 2016

Reactive programming is where the program reacts to events. With the popularity of event-driven, scalable, and real time interactive architectures the concept of “reactiveness” is increasingly gaining attention. The concept is growing in importance in the Java domain in recent years as Netflix has created its RxJava library and Lightbend has created its Akka middleware