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    #PEtechtalk in Melbourne | August edition

    Posted by Michael Kandelaars on 05 September 2019

    platforms, kubernetes, aws, Solution Architecture, open data, petechtalk

    Last week Deloitte Platform Engineering launched a new Platform Engineers meetup in Melbourne. #PEtechtalk is for engineers, by engineers. It was my privilege to be one of the speakers on the night presenting Deloitte’s OpenDATA platform, alongside Nicholas Faiz from News Corp presenting “TCOG, from Monolith to SOA”....

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    OAuth for your Business Group in Anypoint Platform

    Posted by John Kim on 03 September 2019

    APIs, mule, anypoint, OAuth 2.0, api policy, okta, cloudhub, openid, business groups

    OAuth 2.0 is a common way to secure your APIs. In Anypoint Platform, you can configure OpenID Connect (OIDC) client management in the External Identity section to use an external identity provider for authentications. (MuleSoft has an article that explains this in detail).

    However, it is only possible to set this at...

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    APIdays early-bird ends today!

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 02 September 2019

    APIdays, API Management

    Tickets have been selling fast for APIdays Melbourne on September 19th and 20th. So far we've been offering the early-bird price but the agenda is now complete and tickets go to full price tonight after 10pm.

    Act now because early-bird season ends tonight at 10pm!

    This year we've put together a fantastic agenda with...

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    APIdays - Modern Architecture for APIs

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 27 August 2019

    Architecture, Events, Microservices, Serverless, kubernetes, service mesh, APIdays

    APIdays is all about the business and technology of APIs. Last week I described some of the API management highlights at our Melbourne event on September 19th and 20th.

    Another important API dimension is the back-end architecture. How do you build APIs that are reliable, resilient, scalable and evolvable? 

    Last year...

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    In a Digital World, APIs are the Expression of Your Business

    Posted by Saul Caganoff on 20 August 2019

    APIs, APIdays

    The APIdays Melbourne agenda is up and the consensus is that this will be the best APIdays yet! Hyperbole or not, we’re really excited by the program that we’ve been able to put together.

    In a digital world, APIs are the expression of your business. Whether internal or external, APIs represent the operating system of...

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    New Dev SKU for Azure Integration Service Environment (ISE)

    Posted by Dan Toomey on 06 August 2019

    Azure, Integration, Logic Apps, Microsoft Azure, Azure Integration Services

    Last week, Microsoft responded to numerous requests from the community by announcing a new developer tier offering for Integration Service Environments (ISE). The ISE has been generally available for several weeks, but the single available SKU prior to this announcement carried a hefty price tag.

    I had the great...

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    Bootcamp Graduation Guiding Grads

    Posted by Tin Bao on 30 July 2019

    graduates, culture, people & culture, life at deloitte, experience

    Melbourne and Sydney Platform Engineering grads and Testing & Optimisation mentors

    "If there is one piece of advice that you take from today, keep the relationships with the people you meet. Maintain them, because you never know when you may need to rely on them."

    Above is a paraphrased quote from Managing Director,...

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    GitOps Driven Deployments on OpenShift

    Posted by Everett Toews on 16 July 2019

    CICD, DevOps, platform, openshift, gitops

    Our industry is determined to deliver value ever more rapidly, safely, and securely across software development lifecycle environments. One way to achieve this is through GitOps. In broad terms, GitOps is about applying the Git feature workflow to operations. I took this idea and narrowed it down to exactly one use...

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    OAuth 2.0 Authorisation with the Client Credentials Flow on Azure API Management

    Posted by Paco de la Cruz on 12 July 2019

    Azure API Management, Microsoft Azure, OAuth 2.0

    A well-adopted way of protecting APIs is by using the OAuth 2.0 authorisation standard. OAuth 2.0 offers different grant types, also known as flows, to cover multiple authorisation scenarios. As an end-user, you most probably have used, in one way or another, the authorisation code flow, in which you, as a resource...

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    Azure Operate - The choice I made

    Posted by Sehbi Sachdeva on 10 July 2019

    Best Place To Work, Employee Happiness, Careers, Microsoft Azure, graduates, culture, people & culture, life at deloitte

    Computer science is what I pursued at university. Yet, I somehow never believed I would actually be a developer. During my time at university I was involved with many social groups, which provided my initial exposure to management and leadership roles. It was this group involvement that in turn helped me to recognise...

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