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Marcel van den Brink

Marcel van den Brink is a software engineer with almost 20 years of experience in web development. He is passionate about the development process, CI, CD, metrics and getting the most out of a team.

Developer’s code of conduct

One of the things you will learn when you are working on a project for a long(er) time, or join a company that has legacy code to maintain, is that there are different levels of quality. And what you will also probably find out, is that the code that has ...

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Build anything

Nowadays a build, or continuous integration (CI), server is a must-have for any developer/team. So a Jenkins or Bamboo server would become available and as projects grow, so does the amount of installed tools and versions on it. For one project you might need Java 7 and Maven 3. These ...

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In search for a small(er) Docker image

Image size decreased drastically

Within the BVA Auctions project we are building microservices and we are putting them in Docker containers. These microservices are a lot smaller (and less complex) than the ‘old fashioned’ applications, but something was smelly when we put them in a container. Their size was huge! Time for some investigation… As we ...

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