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Rustifying IronFunctions

As mentioned in my previous blog post there is new open-source, lambda compatible, on-premise, language agnostic, server-less compute service called IronFunctions. While IronFunctions is written in Go. Rust is still very much admired language and it was decided to add support for it in the fn tool. So now you can use the fn tool to create and publish functions written in rust. Using rust with functions The easiest way to create a iron function in rust is via cargo and fn. Prerequisites First create an empty rust project as…

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Importing AWS Lambda to IronFunctions

Imagine AWS Lambda being: On-Premise (host it anywhere) Language Agnostic (writing lambda functions in any language: Go, Rust, Python, Scala, Elixir you name it...) Horizontally Scalable Open-Source Would be nice wouldn't it? . Well fear not Iron.io released IronFunctions last week and its all that. IronFunction supports a simple stdin/stdout API, as well as being able to import your existing functions directly from AWS Lambda. Getting started! You can grab the latest code from GitHub or just run it in docker: docker run --rm -it --name functions --privileged -v…

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A snippet of the GNOME Zeitgeist Todo list

Since Alex Gabriel the maintainer of Mayanna is on vacation we got stuck with some issues! So while he is gone we started working on the old GNOME Zeitgeist again. The development is great. Me more or less absent because of work, Mr RainCT joined the developers during the week and almost finished the DBUS bindings. The code is cleaner. We have a daemon running and we are looking forward to write several UI's that communicate with the daemon! So whoever feels like writing in a UI in MONO, C,…

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GNOME-Zeitgeist meets Mayanna THE ULTIMATE FAQ

Perhaps as a result the recent news about GNOME 3.0 mentioning GNOME-Zeitgeist (Yay!). A lot of people have been visiting our IRC channel lately asking about the project. In the chats that evolved we told them about our merging with the Mayanna project which led to some questions regarding Mayanna. Since many people have the same questions, we compiled this little FAQ. 1. Why do you merge again? I didn't get that part. We have a little problem in GNOME-Zeitgeist. Our dataprovides reside in the same process as everything…

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Bringing back some old code

I used to work an Gimmie under the mentorship of Alex Graveley and then started Mayanna with Alex Gabriel. At some point while staying busy on that trying to figure out the memory leaks I ended up prototyping this. Here is a quick demo of a semi working sidebare.…

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