Fridays Are For Learning, 2018-W33.
Fridays are for learning. These are some interesting videos for the week ending August 17, 2018.
First, circling back to something I’ve mentioned a few times in the past, minimal version selection as implemented in Go modules. Sam Boyer says we need to talk about it:
Watch this video at YouTube.
And second is a talk given by Charity Majors, telling a story of being on call:
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Fridays Are For Learning, 2018-W31.
Fridays are for learning. These are some interesting links for the week ending August 3, 2018.
On serverless testing in production: it’s not that you shouldn’t be doing testing before releasing to production, it’s that you should also be doing some kind of testing in production as well. Production is where reality hits your systems; it’s the only place you will be able to find real-world conditions. Feature flags, canary deployments, staged rollouts, rich instrumentation, and observability-first development are all useful here. … (read more)
Fridays Are For Learning, 2018-W25.
Fridays are for learning.1 These are some interesting links for the week ending June 22, 2018.
Joe Duffy says “Hello, Pulumi!” Pulumi is a new service to configure cloud services/IaaS programmatically using JS/TypeScript/Go/Python. Modern deployment systems now mean diving into piles and piles of YAML, compounded by the piles of additional YAML you need to configure that YAML for tools like Helm. So in a general sense I agree that higher-level tools would be useful. … (read more)
Fridays Are For Learning, 2018-W24.
Fridays are for learning.1 These are some interesting links for the week ending June 15, 2018.
As you may have inferred from my comment last week, docker build has been the bane of my work with containers basically from the start. This week we saw a major movement toward improving the situation: experimental BuildKit support was added to the Docker builder. (You have to opt-in to use it, but we’re on our way now! … (read more)
Fridays Are For Learning, 2018-W23.
Fridays are for learning.1 These are some interesting links for the week ending June 8, 2018.
“Go for industrial programming.” As time goes on, I have embraced this kind of thinking more and more. While the term “industrial programming” seems to be intentionally distancing, the idea that building systems that are intended to last (even as individual developers come and go and business requirements change) requires specific attention to succeed really makes sense to me. … (read more)