The gematik technology blog was created to give back to the community. As open source is part of our DNA, we do not only share our work results on GitHub but also want to share the stories behind them. We hope it helps people to prevent making mistakes we made and motivates them to explore technologies for modern healthcare!
The name “F136” is not a new stealth fighter airplane but derives from our location in the heart of Berlin, at Friedrichstrasse 136. It’s a commonly used internal term for our office.
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Writing test suites that don’t age, don’t require software developers to set up, and still have significant technical depth is an impossible goal we at Gematik are constantly working towards. Zero-line test suites are a concept for minimizing required code while maximizing technical depth.
Since May 2022 and after a long preparation, we’ve officially opened at gematik the Software Factory to all our colleagues. It is a collection of services that help developers, test analysts, and software architects to build, test, and release their projects in a stable, trackable, and consistent way.
Probably you’re here for an answer on how to implement the Elliptic Curve Integrated Encryption Scheme (ECIES) in something like Kotlin or Java for communicating with the trusted execution environment (TEE; or in german, we like to call this VAU) of our e-prescription server. Perfect! Because otherwise, I would lose your attention to three lines of code:
The digitalization of the German Health System is progressing. One essential part for the users is having a digital identity on a health card that authenticates oneself. OpenHealthCardKit is the link to provide access to this card via a mobile device. It abstracts the technical communication and provides a semantic interface for your use case. With OpenHealthCardKit, accessing a card’s data and applications in your health-related app is now easy.
Welcome to the tech blog of the gematik! We know that starting a blog in 2022 is by no means innovative. But sharing knowledge is part of our DNA! We do it internally with our fellow developers, testers, and product owners - and we do it externally by sharing code and specifications on GitHub.