HTTPS In Development: A Practical Guide – Why and how to setup HTTPS certificates, with or without reverse proxy, in a your development environment.
Dead Simple Python: Classes – Classes and objects: the bread-and-butter of many a developer. Object-oriented programming is one of the mainstays of modern programming, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Python is capable of it.
Developer pet peeve: Not having clear role requirements – A new report from HackerRank, based on responses from more than 71,000 software developers in more than 100 countries, finds that “68% of developers say nothing irks them more than being unsure of what is expected of them.” And that’s not all. Reaad full report or get an overview of the research in this summary from SD Times.
How the Economist uses Go to build microservices – In this case study, software engineer Kathryn Jonas explains how the Economist transitioned from a monolith to microservice architecture to gain the flexibility required to deliver content to increasingly diverse digital channels. Find out why the engineering team chose Go and discover some lessons they learned in the process
Awesome Tmux – List of helpful tmux links for various tutorials, plugins, and configuration settings.
Awesome list of Important Podcasts for software engineers – List of podcasts which are helpful for software engineers/programmers.
20 Docker commands use cases for developers – Technology is most effective when you know how to work with it; bear this in mind when you work with Docker. Teams adopting Docker for the first time typically do so on the recommendation of Devops. Devops cannot always explain, however, how the new team should use it without risking the benefits of their existing system.
After microservices, Kubernetes, and serverless, what’s next? – Sonya Koptyev, director of evangelism at Twistlock, muses on what lies ahead, infrastructure-wise, for cloud-native organizations.
Automating data center operations at Dropbox – The team talks cluster ops queues, switch provisioning, server repair and validation, and more.
Kubernetes failure stories – Here’s a list of public Kubernetes failure stories, compiled by Zalando’s Henning Jacobs. The goal: to “make it easier for people tasked with operations to find outage reports to learn from.”
A pair of posts looking in detail at account management in AWS, exploring how many AWS accounts your need and how to best organise them:
A Kubernetes case study from CERN – covering lots of technical and non-technical aspects of adopting the platform for data analysis and other workloads.
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What Are The Best Software Engineering Principles? – In this post luminousmen explain what are the best software engineering principles.
The Realistic Guide to Remote Work – This guide goes over the state of remote work, the pros and cons.
Retired, Apparently – “Last week marked the second anniversary of my most-recent paycheck, and next week marks the 76th anniversary of my birth.”
Hey Google, set my desk to standing mode! – how to hack any electrical device and connect it to the Google Assistant!