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Dropwizard Can Be Simple

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We had a conversation at work the other day about Dropwizard vs Spark for Java services. One of my coworkers liked the simplicity of Spark, especially when b...

Bazel and .env Files

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Many of our new apps at Braintree use environment variables for configuration. This is in line with Twelve-Factor principles and makes it easier to run the s...

Exporting YNAB to Ledger

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My wife and I have been using You Need a Budget (YNAB) for a few months now. Overall, we like it, but the lack of reporting is a big missing feature. It’s ha...

Goodbye WordPress

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This is my last post in WordPress. I’m migrating this blog to Ghost. All of the existing posts (with their current URLs) should keep working, and hopefully t...