First look at Kotlin - my first pains

A quick walk-through of a couple of problems I ran into when first trying to build a web api with Kotlin

September 12, 2018 · 6 min · 1068 words · João Antunes

[Redirect Magazine] #20 - Debugging HTTP requests in Docker, homographs, learning new things and evolutionary architectures

Been reading through my saved posts on, so the source for today is mostly that. Articles “Intercept HTTP traffic exiting a docker container” Nice example on how to intercept HTTP and HTTPS requests coming from a Docker container for debugging. “Homographs, Attack!” Had already seen some quick articles on these kinds of attacks where the URL for a page is not what it looks like, but this is a really good post explaining things in more depth....

July 22, 2018 · 1 min · 145 words · João Antunes

[Redirect Magazine] #7 - Using Firefox, .NET Core 2.1 performance improvements, learning new skills and new C# features

“Another day, another carrot”… I mean, another redirect magazine! Articles “It’s time to give Firefox a fresh chance” While not directly code related, I think this is an important topic. As developers we, better than anyone else, should know that having an application only work well on one browser is terrible. We haven’t even got rid of those horrible sites that require us to fire up Internet Explorer (and Java applets for that matter) and are slipping into a similar scenario with Chrome....

April 22, 2018 · 2 min · 225 words · João Antunes