Starting at a new company is an intense period; one that, for most of us, goes by in a blur of introductions and meetings, interleaved with some moments of calm. Looking back at my first week all I can say is: it was intense, fun and well worth it...Read more ▶
We have been using Swift at Funding Circle for a couple of years now.
One particular subject that was interesting to get to the bottom of was the usage of
reference types. Why are there three ways (
unowned) of referencing...
When we had to scale into billions of dollars of originations and multiple currencies at the same time here at Funding Circle, we chose Kafka for our new global marketplace lending platform. We still have a legacy stack...Read more ▶
We rely heavily on Kafka and Kafka Streams at Funding Circle to build event-driven microservices, so, testing those Kafka Streams topologies is key to validate the correctness of our platform.
The aim of this blog post is to compare two integration...Read more ▶