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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.

Automating Folding@Home Setup: Expediting Distributed Computing Research

Posted 3 months 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 4 months 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 12 months 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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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Kubernetes cluster setup using virtual machines

Posted 3 years ago by Pavel Balcárek

Preface Recently I needed to setup k8s cluster on my local machine in order to see if I’m able to do it on bare-metal servers lately. So I decided to first give it a shot using Virtual Box machines. There were a few places where I was a bit stuck and spent some times googling. […]

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How to develop a MuleSoft connector

Posted 4 years ago by Filip Vavera

Introduction After a brief introduction to the MuleSoft platform in my first blog, I would like to share my first experience with developing a connector. I decided to develop a Gitlab connector because it is a great system and I did not find a connector that would be developed for it. First, I’m going to focus on describing […]

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