Daemonize and scale your Python apps – This two-part series helps you make sense of distributed processing with Python daemons. In part one, you’ll learn how to create daemon processes using Unix-specific packages. Then, in part two, you’ll learn how to do the same using the equivalent Windows services.
How to contribute to open source software – Contributing to open source projects is great, but it can be intimidating to create that initial pull request. Matt Eland walks you through his first foray into working with a major open source project, giving you the tools to easily and painlessly get started yourself.
COBOL: Still going strong 62 years later – COBOL remains a hugely important programming priority. According to a survey by Micro Focus, “70 percent of enterprises favor modernization as an approach for implementing strategic change. This is opposed to replacing or retiring their key COBOL applications as they continue to provide a low-risk and effective means of transforming IT to support digital business initiatives.”
How I Built a Markdown Editor Earning $1300/mo Profit — Inkdrop – from idea to first sales to growth.
“If you’re struggling to decide whether Go or Rust is a better language for your development needs, keep reading. This post compares Go and Rust, explaining how they are similar, how they’re different, and what each can do for you.”
Automatic SSL with Let’s Encrypt & Nginx – how to setup a reverse proxy with automagical certificate generation, verification, and deployment.
Software’s the new cash – argues Scott McCarty:
“In today’s high-pressure, high-stakes business environment, software is the ultimate currency,”
“The faster you can respond to and anticipate customer demand, the better positioned you will be for growth.”
Microservices: What are they good for? – The answer is a lot, but whether they’re good for you is a different story. Hardik Shah has compiled these questions to help you decide.
What is an API Gateway? – an overview of API gateways and their pros and cons.
Contemporary programmers are lucky: we live in a world where historical and influential program source code is available for us to review. However, most programmers only learn and study the programs they have worked on themselves. We rarely take the time to study historical works, and programming courses don’t typically spend any time on the subject.