A curated Python reading list – There’s nothing like losing yourself in a good book about your favorite programming language. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, Jen Wike Huger has compiled a list of 18 must-reads.
Here are tricks and features for Python Pandas that you may not know.
Your developers should write Terraform, too – “Terraform is an amazing tool for provisioning infrastructure,” writes Luke Kysow. “But if only your ops team is writing Terraform, you’re missing out.” He explains how you can put the “Dev” into DevOps by having your developers write Terraform, too.”
A sysadmin’s guide to containers – According to Daniel J. Walsh, “The term ‘containers’ is heavily overused” and “can mean different things to different people.” In this post for opensource.com, he explains what you need to know to understand how containers work.
Containers vs. Serverless from a DevOps standpoint – Two buzzwords walk into a bar… No? Yeah, let’s not go there. If you feel like this, you’re in the right place. Both containers and serverless have been the cool new kid on the block for the last few years, and the popularity simply isn’t dying down.
7 open source tools for rugged DevOps – The goal of rugged DevOps is to ensure that code is secure at all stages of the engineering lifecycle. Writing on Opensource.com, Aaron Rinehart and James Wickett share a collection of useful tools for building security testing into the software development process.
Vim won’t make you a more productive developer – A case against Vim.
New Mozilla report identifies different open source personas – The study, which outlines 10 community archetypes, is part of a larger project called Open by Design.
6 things to do before you take your first job – If you want to hit the ground running when you take your first job, consider the lessons learned by software developer Ian Wilson in the nine months it took him to land a gig; he suggests six smart moves for job hunters.
Harvard professor and author Boaz Barak shares an intensive intro to cryptology.
Do you care about your privacy? Maybe it is time to set up your own Dropbox. Own back your bits, synchronized your files your self.