Fridays are for learning.1 These are some interesting links for the week ending June 29, 2018.
This week’s big news (for me anyway): Python 3.7 is out!
Cool new features in Python 3.7. My favorites are
from __future__ import annotationsto enable lazy parsing of type annotations,
importlib.resourcesto replace simple usages of the much-heavier
pkg_resources, and making ordered dictionaries a requirement of the language instead of just an implementation detail. Great stuff!
How not to structure your database-backed web applications. An empirical study of performance issues in web apps in the wild.
Kubernetes 1.11! Really excited to see CoreDNS promoted to replace
kube-dns, as well as beta support for dynamic kubelet configuration.
The Right Way™ to do serverless in Python. I love these opinionated guides because even when I disagree with them I find them useful in challenging my own thinking.
If your work won’t let you spend even 10-20% of your time keeping up to date with your profession, quit your job and find a better one!↩