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What is this DHIS2 Application Platform?

· 3 min read

During the DHIS2 Annual Conference a few weeks ago I had the pleasure of introducing our ongoing efforts to develop a formalized and consolidation Application Platform here at UiO.

Keep in mind that the Application Platform is still a work in progress! It's not quite ready for prime-time yet, but if you're excited about where we're going (or have questions or concerns), don't hesitate to reach out.

Command a fleet of repositories

· 5 min read

As a developer you operate on many repositories. To keep all of the repositories up-to-date there are as many strategies as there are developers. Personally I have gone from doing it manually, to writing scripts (e.g. 1, 2), trying different tools (e.g. 1), and the latter is what this post is about.

The Build System

· 8 min read

The last year has seen some significant changes to how the build system operates and this post will walk through the technical aspects of the system. The release and development processes which drive the build system is out of scope for this post and subsequently left out.

There are a few moving pieces, so let's get started!

Packages and style conventions

· 6 min read

Style conventions are always a topic for debate. Everyone agrees that conventions are good, and simultaneously prefers their own conventions. Tools like Prettier were built in that particular kind of bikeshed. In that spirit, allow me to introduce two tools that consolidate our JavaScript conventions.