Nginx and Load Balancing

In this article we will look into setting up a load balancer using Nginx. Nginx is an open source web server and reverse proxy that is quite frequently used for load balancing. We will also use simple-web, which is a simple web server that outputs IP address of source and destination, which makes it easier for … Continue reading Nginx and Load Balancing


Implementing Saga 002 : Message Broker

In the earlier part of this series, we created the building blocks of our microservice - the individual services. To recollect, we build 3 services, namely, Order Service, Inventory Service, and Payment Service. In this part, we will continue building our example Saga implementation. In previous post, we had created endpoints in Order Service to create an … Continue reading Implementing Saga 002 : Message Broker

Implementing Saga 001 : Building Services

In this series of post, we will build an example for Saga Pattern. We will be using the Choreography Pattern for the example. If you are interested to read more on Saga, please check out my article on Introduction to Saga Pattern. This example would use RabbitMq as the message broker. To demonstrate the pattern, let us consider the … Continue reading Implementing Saga 001 : Building Services

gRPC-Web : Using gRPC over browser application

Previously, we created a gRPC server in .NET and connected it using a Flutter Desktop client. In this blog post, we would attempt to connect a web application running on a browser to the gRPC server. We will look at the problems, and the solutions we have, particularly, the gRPC-Web .Net Microsoft have come out … Continue reading gRPC-Web : Using gRPC over browser application

Circuit Breaker with Ocelot & Polly – Part 1

One of the key features of Microservices is the resilience to failures. In this blog post, we will aim to implement Circuit Breaker Pattern in our API Gateway. We would be using the Quality of Service (QoS) functionality exposed by Ocelot. Internally, Ocelot uses Polly library to implement Circuit Breaker. Timeout Failures from Downstream services As the first step, … Continue reading Circuit Breaker with Ocelot & Polly – Part 1

.Net 6 : Jwt Authentication in Minimal Web Api

In the previous post, we delved into Jwt Authentication implementation in the .Net Core 5. In this post, we will create a Minimal Web API (introduced in .Net 6) and implement Jwt Authentication in it. Minimal Web API allows developers to build low ceremony web apis without the overhead of ceremonial code in traditional Asp.Net core MVC … Continue reading .Net 6 : Jwt Authentication in Minimal Web Api

Jwt Authentication using .Net Core 5

In this blog post we will look into JWT Authentication and its implementation using .Net Core Web Api. We will try to keep things as simple as possible, while taking time to explain the key concepts in best possible way. For same reason, we will mock our User repository with static entries. Json Web Token … Continue reading Jwt Authentication using .Net Core 5

API based Custom FormValidation using SemanticUI/Jquery

In the last post, we discussed on how to implement form validation and subsequent submit using the Semantic UI and JQuery. In this follow up post, we discuss how we can enhance the validation capabilities further, by having a custom validation that depends on an external API call. For the sake of example, let's focus … Continue reading API based Custom FormValidation using SemanticUI/Jquery

Form Validation and Submit using Semantic UI and JQuery

Bootstrap, despite all the effort to make it easily understandable, always relied heavily on its short hand notations for css classes. This seemed okay, until Semantic UI entered the race with its near perfect usage of natural language. The fact that it is well integrated with jQuery makes it a good choice for web developers. … Continue reading Form Validation and Submit using Semantic UI and JQuery