Occurrent – Event Sourcing for the JVM

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Introduction Occurrent is an event sourcing library for the JVM that I have been working on since the summer of 2020. There are several good options for doing event sourcing on the JVM already (such as Axon and Akka) so why did I set out to create something new? This is what we’re going to […]


Reflections on Software Simplicity

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One of my favorite tech talks of all times is Simple Made Easy by Rich Hickey (the founder of the Clojure programming language). In this talk Rich explains the difference between the often confused terms “simple” and “easy” in the domain of software. Simple in this context means that there is no interleaving of different […]