Fridays Are For Learning, 2019-W01.
Fridays are for learning. A new year means the return of my aggressively non-search-engine-optimized posts on interesting things I’ve seen in the past week.
This week everyone is still recovering from the end of year period — nothing kills a work week like a Tuesday holiday — so I’m just giving you a quick video: Julia Evans from Stripe talking about high reliability infrastructure migrations at KubeCon North America 2018. It’s ostensibly Kubernetes-focused but I find a lot applicable to distributed systems in general, and let’s face it, we are all building distributed systems of one kind or another these days. … (read more)
Fridays Are For Learning, 2018-W26.
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 annotations to enable lazy parsing of type annotations, importlib.resources to replace simple usages of the much-heavier pkg_resources, and making ordered dictionaries a requirement of the language instead of just an implementation detail. … (read more)