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Read about the latest thoughts and experience of our dev team. We write about the tech relating to our work and development of products in the financial field. We build and maintain products that with modern tools, frameworks and languages.

GC Fun at Twitch
2019-11-13

I read an interesting blog entry the other day, which i recommend all to read, from a developer at Twitch. It is a real deep dive into the garbage collector and provide some really good insight...

Got time
2019-11-06

One of my personal pet peeves is time, how it works and why it seems so hard to get right. There are many aspects to time, both when it comes to programming...

Integrating Modular Finance
2019-10-09

Working in the B2B space is a bit different from working directly with end users in many ways. One of the biggest differences for a developer at Modular Finance is that we work close together with customer IR departments and digital agencies...

The virtue of "Not Invented Here Syndrome"
2019-07-31

Not Invented Here Syndrome (NIHS) is talked about in the derogatory terms when software development being discussed. There are some good reasons for this, but I would argue that it is not a bad thing ...

My take on Go2 and Error handling
2019-07-24

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about the proposal of introducing a new way of handling the if err != nil { return err }pattern that seems to be loved by some and hated by others. It will often stir up a flame ...

Workflow at Modular Finance, and how we got there
2019-04-27

At Modular Finance we have been using go for a while now, 2.5 years or so, and docker a while longer and this post will primarily regard these technology choices, how we use them and how we work with them...

Migrating to Go Modules
2019-03-21

I spent yesterday figuring out how to port our workflow here at Modular Finance to a more modern one. Specifically trying to make go modules play nice with our docker containers. We have successfully tried this out before but only for trivial cases...