Mauro Morales

Software Developer


  • Deploying a Go Microservice in Kubernetes

    Most of my experience with web applications is with monoliths deployed to a PaaS or using configuration management tools to traditional servers. Last week, I submerged myself in a different paradigm, the one of microservices. In this post, I’m going to share what I learned by deploying a Go application on top of Kubernetes. To […]

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  • The Maintenance Price Tag

    When adding new features to a software product, we tend to plan them by the value they bring versus the cost of development. However, it’s critical to consider that they also come with a maintenance price tag attached to them. Ignoring this cost, can affect the user experience, cause a system crash and/or make it […]

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  • Rails Routing Advanced Constraints for User Authentication Without Devise

    Many times we mount engines and restrict access to admin users via Devise. In this post, I’ll show you how to do the same when using a different authentication mechanism. Let’s take for example the Sidekiq engine. According to their wiki, all we need to do is surround the mount using the authenticate method. But […]

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