- 6 creative ways to solve problems with Linux containers and Docker
– Tools have become such a big focus today that there are many
people who haven’t spent much time thinking about all the ways
containers alone can provide interesting solutions to problems.
In this post, Sean Kane takes you on an outside-the-box exploration
of how containers can be used to provide novel solutions.
- The modern frontend developer in 2018 – Kamran Ahmed,
currently lead engineer at tajawal, has worn a lot of hats throughout
his career and has answered a lot of questions. To save himself the
hassle of answering these questions time and time again—and to help
others—he’s prepared a roadmap to becoming a frontend developer.
Plus, he’s working on backend and DevOps, too.
- A graphical user interface to build apps on top of microservicesa
– Andy Oram, O’Reilly, writes about how to enable non-programmer
business users to create their own data applications.
- Use the power of CloudFlare’s network
to host your site using Nginx.
- Solution Deep Dive – Building a Highly Available Web
Application with Web Processing and Storing Capabilities
Using MongoDB and Elk Stack.
- SSH Permit A38 –
tool that lets you centralize the management and deployment of SSH
keys in your infrastructure.
- Setting up an SSH CA –
since moving to Kubernetes, logging into a server may have become less
common, but when things go really wrong, you just need a shell, and in a hurry.
Even while embracing automation to manage cloud-based servers, the problem of
managing SSH access has never gone away. Phil Taprogge, IT Ops Times, dives
into the nightmare of synchronizing files and other ways of tackling SSH CA.
- Summer reading: CS books – As you head
into summer perhaps with the intention of taking time to learn
something new, you’ll want to browse this Reddit list of suggestions
for CS-related summer reading, both fiction and nonfiction.
- Porting Prince of Persia to the BBC Master – the author of the original 1980s
game, Jordan Mechner, found and posted the source code to the Apple II
version. These fine folks ported it to a different 1980s computer. I love the
creativity of people who hack on small retro systems. I find big web stuff
lacks that these days: it’s all up-to-your-elbows in frameworks.
- Sarcastic web services and websites that actually exist
– a list of hilarious web services, web sites, and libraries.