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Kevin Gilpin

Teacher in training. Founder @ AppLand.com. Flying, hockey, family fun.

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How AppMap Navie solved the SWE bench AI coding challenge

How AppMap Navie solved the SWE bench AI coding challenge

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Unlock developer creativity with GitHub Actions

Unlock developer creativity with GitHub Actions

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How to interpret a sequence diagram 03:02

How to interpret a sequence diagram

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Quickly learn how new-to-you code works using sequence diagrams

Quickly learn how new-to-you code works using sequence diagrams

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Automatically generate interactive sequence diagrams of your Java code's runtime behavior

Automatically generate interactive sequence diagrams of your Java code's runtime behavior

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Visualize the architecture of your Node.js app in under 5 minutes

Visualize the architecture of your Node.js app in under 5 minutes

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Why We’re Bringing “Google Maps for Code” to Node.js Apps

Why We’re Bringing “Google Maps for Code” to Node.js Apps

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How to auto-generate OpenAPI docs for Django, Flask, Spring and Rails apps 01:59

How to auto-generate OpenAPI docs for Django, Flask, Spring and Rails apps

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Career Insights from a Developer-turned-CTO-turned-VC

Career Insights from a Developer-turned-CTO-turned-VC

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See how Java frameworks like Spring work with your code 07:32

See how Java frameworks like Spring work with your code

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Interview with a UX expert - How to design impactful developer tools

Interview with a UX expert - How to design impactful developer tools

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Free CBD (code behavior diagrams) for developers

Free CBD (code behavior diagrams) for developers

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Make performance fixes easy to review by showing the "before" and "after"

Make performance fixes easy to review by showing the "before" and "after"

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Quickly find and fix performance problems by combining performance, debug, and execution trace info 03:24

Quickly find and fix performance problems by combining performance, debug, and execution trace info

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GitLab Commit 2021 - Upgrade your development workflow with interactive code maps

GitLab Commit 2021 - Upgrade your development workflow with interactive code maps

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Countdown: Runtime code maps at GitLab Commit 2021 02:49

Countdown: Runtime code maps at GitLab Commit 2021

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Catching tricky bugs with runtime code analysis

Catching tricky bugs with runtime code analysis

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Onboarding to new code with runtime code maps 09:15

Onboarding to new code with runtime code maps

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How I take the guesswork out of my debugging process

How I take the guesswork out of my debugging process

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To all the entrepreneur dads and parents of all kinds

To all the entrepreneur dads and parents of all kinds

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How to auto-document the database schema of your Rails app 04:08

How to auto-document the database schema of your Rails app

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LiveStream - Better code reviews with AppMaps - June 3 @ 1PM EDT

LiveStream - Better code reviews with AppMaps - June 3 @ 1PM EDT

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How to auto-generate detailed Swagger/OpenAPI for all your Rails routes 12:49

How to auto-generate detailed Swagger/OpenAPI for all your Rails routes

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Visualize the architecture of your Ruby app in RubyMine, in 2 / minutes 02:12

Visualize the architecture of your Ruby app in RubyMine, in 2 / minutes

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How to auto-document the end-to-end code and data flows of your Rails app 06:30

How to auto-document the end-to-end code and data flows of your Rails app

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We need a better way to communicate and explain our code decisions 06:35

We need a better way to communicate and explain our code decisions

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Visualize the architecture of your Java app in IntelliJ IDEA, in 2 / minutes 02:32

Visualize the architecture of your Java app in IntelliJ IDEA, in 2 / minutes

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Generate Swagger for your Rails project, with no code changes, in 2 / minutes 02:34

Generate Swagger for your Rails project, with no code changes, in 2 / minutes

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RailsConf 2021 - Teach your code to describe its own architecture

RailsConf 2021 - Teach your code to describe its own architecture

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Beginners mind - How to effectively review your own code

Beginners mind - How to effectively review your own code

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Video: Visualize the architecture of your Java app, in VS Code, in 2 / minutes 02:27

Video: Visualize the architecture of your Java app, in VS Code, in 2 / minutes

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Freedom to decide, responsibility to explain - How and why to automate your architecture docs

Freedom to decide, responsibility to explain - How and why to automate your architecture docs

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We knocked out our own site with a slow query

We knocked out our own site with a slow query

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Video: Visualize the architecture of your Python app, in VS Code, in 2 / minutes 02:33

Video: Visualize the architecture of your Python app, in VS Code, in 2 / minutes

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Scalable JSON processing using fs/promises, Async and Oboe

Scalable JSON processing using fs/promises, Async and Oboe

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Video: Visualize the architecture of your Ruby app, in VS Code, in 2 / minutes 02:26

Video: Visualize the architecture of your Ruby app, in VS Code, in 2 / minutes

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Explore and learn any Python library using visual, interactive maps

Explore and learn any Python library using visual, interactive maps

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Observability of software design - What it is and why it matters

Observability of software design - What it is and why it matters

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How to level up your software design skills

How to level up your software design skills

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4 ways to accelerate JSON processing with Rails and PostgreSQL

4 ways to accelerate JSON processing with Rails and PostgreSQL

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Effective SQL - Indexing and denormalizing JSONB

Effective SQL - Indexing and denormalizing JSONB

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How to debug interactions between your code and the Rails framework (and other gems)

How to debug interactions between your code and the Rails framework (and other gems)

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Ruby on Rails is the world’s fastest web framework for startups

Ruby on Rails is the world’s fastest web framework for startups

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Testability requires modularity - lessons from maintaining monoliths at scale

Testability requires modularity - lessons from maintaining monoliths at scale

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Five things I learned about SAML from studying a realistic example

Five things I learned about SAML from studying a realistic example

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Unpacking SAML with AppMaps and VSCode

Unpacking SAML with AppMaps and VSCode

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SQL query from the view: considered hazardous!

SQL query from the view: considered hazardous!

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How to unblock yourself with the AppMap extension for VSCode

How to unblock yourself with the AppMap extension for VSCode

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