2022 Issue #7 - August
Issue #7 - August 31, 2022
This is a recurring newsletter of content around Ballerina and related technology topics such as integration, microservices, distributed systems, and cloud computing.
The Ballerina Coding Challenge
Global registrations are now open for the Ballerina Coding Challenge. This hackathon will take place from Thursday, September 22 - Sunday, September 25, 2022 and is open to anyone interested in discovering the language's strengths in cloud native programming. Register today and stand a chance to win up to $10,000 in prizes!
Data Manipulation with Functional Programming and Queries in Ballerina
In his latest InfoQ article, Yehonathan Sharvit goes deeper into functional programming (FP) capabilities in Ballerina and explores an innovative way to use Ballerina’s query language to express data manipulation logic and discusses a data structure called “table”.
A Guide for Date/Time Conversions in Ballerina
Here's a guide by WSO2 Software Engineer, Sahan Hemachandra, that covers the string manipulations required for the conversion of time formats into Ballerina time representations.
Secure a Ballerina REST API with OpenID Connect using Asgardeo
In this tutorial, Associate Director - Developer Advocacy at WSO2, Dakshitha Ratnayake, shows how to secure a Ballerina REST API by configuring JSON Web Token authentication for OpenID Connect with Asgardeo as its identity provider.
DeveloperWeek Cloud 2022
Wednesday, September 7, 2022 | 4.00 p.m. (CDT)
Catch WSO2 Senior Director, Platform Architecture, Sameera Jayasoma, at DeveloperWeek Cloud 2022 on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, LIVE in Austin, Texas at 4.00 p.m. (CDT), and virtually on Wednesday, September 14, 2022. Sameera will be presenting “Ballerina: A Programming Language Designed for Cloud-Native Applications”. Click here for the full schedule.
In this month’s Featured tweets, we are spotlighting @Tedneward, @stalinkay, and @DavidFowler for showing us how they use Ballerina. Thanks again for your support!
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