AIS is proud to announce the release of our Chief Technology Officer Vishwas Lele’s Pluralsight course on Cloud Oriented Programming. This course demonstrates coding techniques to optimize your applications that are targeted to run in the public cloud.

The public cloud is tomorrow’s IT backbone. As cloud vendors introduce new capabilities, the application-building process is undergoing a profound transformation. The cloud is based on key tenets such as global scale, commodity hardware, usage-based billing, scale-out, and automation. But how does the cloud impact what we do as programmers every day? What do we need to do at a program level that aligns us with the aforementioned tenets? This course discusses 9 techniques / tips (organized in three modules) designed to help developers make more effective use of the cloud.

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javasciptAre you writing a lot of JavaScript as part of your web application? Spending a lot of time debugging that JavaScript? I want to discuss a debugging technique today using that old standby, console.log and overcoming one of its deficiencies.

Using console.log can be useful for printing out application state without interrupting your workflow. Contrast that with using a JavaScript breakpoint where you are forced to break your workflow to check the application state and then resume the execution of your application.

So, now that I’ve refreshed your memory on the upside of console.log over a breakpoint, let’s talk about the downside compared to breakpoints. To add a console.log statement, you have to edit the source code of your application. And editing the source code of your application is an even bigger break in your debugging workflow. You have to go back to the editor, add the log statement, refresh the page, and then go back to where you were. And don’t forget to remove that log statement before you commit your source code.

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WindowsAzureJoin AIS for a webinar presentation on Insurance Modernization using Service Oriented Architecture, Microservice and Azure.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 – 12:00 pm EST
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AIS provides the insurance industry with solutions that drive customer acquisition and retention for organic growth, attract new generations of customers and employees through social media and mobile channels, gain greater insight into financial risks and business performance, and modernize core systems to improve IT cost ratios.

In this presentation, we will discuss strategies for modernization using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), microservices and Azure for insurance providers. We will explain what SOA is, how your company is closer than it may appear to having an SOA based architecture and how your silos may be a benefit to you. We will also demystify microservices and present a typical use case in an insurance modernization effort and show how a transformative result can be achieve by combining SOA, microservices and Azure.

In this session you will learn:

1) Definition of true SOA
2) Microservices relation to SOA
3) How Azure relates to Microservices and SOA

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