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This blog is intended for software system engineers, architects and managers or people generally interested in development, testing and integration of software systems. It is part of profiq’s community effort that has the objective of sharing knowledge and ideas about software system integration, testing and development. In addition to this technical content, we share updates about life at profiq.

Decoupling Policies From Your Software With Open Policy Agent, Part 2

Posted 8 months ago by Milos Svana

In a previous article, we introduced Open Policy Agent (OPA), a simple open source tool that lets you decouple your organizational policies, including service authorization rules, from other parts of your software stack. We showed you many ways how OPA can be integrated into your service architecture, and also presented a few policy definition examples. […]

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Decoupling Policies From Your Software With Open Policy Agent, Part 1

Posted 10 months ago by Milos Svana

Organizations operate in an ever-changing environment. These environmental changes for example include an introduction of a new law, technological progress, or even large-scale crises, such as the one we are experiencing right now. Organizations often need to react to these outside factors by updating their organizational policies. Many of these policies are implemented in software. […]

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Automating [email protected] Setup: Expediting Distributed Computing Research

Posted 1 year ago by Petr Bednar

For nearly two decades, volunteer distributed computing projects have helped advance scientific research and understanding of infections and hereditary diseases. Scientists need to understand how diseases work to formulate therapies to fight them. One key way to arrive at this understanding is to create models and run multitudes of molecular dynamics simulations.  These simulations are […]

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Creating a Chatbot-Based Reservation System with Pandorabots

Posted 1 year ago by Petr Bednar

If you’ve ever shopped online, created a playlist with Spotify, or tried to learn a new language with Duolingo, or chatted on WhatsApp, you’ve interacted with a chatbot. In addition to being used by industries as wide ranging as news sites, retail, and real estate, chatbots have also become quite popular. According to a recent […]

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Test Drive: Web-Scale Authentication and Authorization With FusionAuth

Posted 2 years ago by Ľubomír Mlích

Overview Every web application is intended for humans. If interaction is expected, the application obviously needs to authenticate users, create accounts for them, and keep their credentials secure. This can be a complex task due to security and privacy concerns. While it is possible to create our own solution, it is much easier to use […]

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Creating COPPA-Compliant Apps With Dynepic playPORTAL™ SDK

Posted 3 years ago by Petr Matej

With 79% of websites and 7 out of 10 smartphones collecting personal information, now more than ever, data privacy is paramount. Laws such as the U.S. Privacy Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, and most recently, the California Consumer Privacy Act all aim to protect personal data. There are some types of personal […]

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Kinetica: The Next Generation of GPU Databases

Posted 3 years ago by Petr Matej

“Data will be the raw material of the 21st century.”       Angela Merkel – World Economic Forum 2018 In IT, innovation and rapid change are constant. New technologies and frameworks are created daily. Rapid evolution of JavaScript and the world of web is a good example. The database world, on the other hand, […]

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Connect all your IoT devices with Yonomi

Posted 4 years ago by Vojtěch Červený

Here at profiq we are interested in all of the latest technologies. One of the hottest trends, IoT, and home automation or SmartHomes in particular, are on our radar. As with any new technology, IoT has some technical challenges including the need for protocol standards across IoT technologies. Big players like Facebook, Amazon, and Google […]

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Running ExtJS App as a Liferay Portlet: Part 2

Posted 4 years ago by Jiri Znoj

How to create Liferay portlet with ExtJS app in it Introduction  Hello, In this blog post, I would like to show you the next steps for running JavaScript apps (based on ExtJS framework) in a Liferay Portal. In my previous blog post, Running ExtJS App as a Liferay Portlet: Part 1, I showed you how […]

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Running ExtJS app as a Liferay portlet: Part 1

Posted 4 years ago by Jiri Znoj

Rendering ExtJS app in a specific page element Introduction Hello, My name is Jiří Znoj and I am working as a Software Engineer at profiq, an agile software development company. I, as a part of the team “Tech Research”, investigate various technologies for potential customers and for our purposes – to use the best technologies […]

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