Dockerize your Development Environment – how to use Visual Studio Code and Docker to mimic your production settings and create consistency across the development environments.
I Built a Site for the Best Coding Fonts – a project that shows off some of the most-love coding fonts with interactive previewing.
Wow! COBOL Programming Course – This project is a set of training materials and labs for a “Getting Started” level course on COBOL.
My Vim Story – a detailed journey to becoming a Vim user, key Vim concepts, and an example configuration.
5 books every developer must read before it’s too late – Five most recommended books for developers.
Awk in 20 Minutes – Awk is a tiny programming language and a command line tool. It’s particularly appropriate for log parsing on servers, mostly because Awk will operate on files, usually structured in lines of human-readable text.
Introduction to Profiling and Optimizing SQL Queries for Software Engineers – A good post for any software developers needing to operate databases, in this case PostgreSQL. Covers tracing, query profiling, slow query logs and more.
Beginners guide to gateways and proxies – what gateways or proxies are and a few examples on implementing rate-limiting and deny requests.
Logging with journald – tutorial.
I Passed The Google Technical Interviews; You Can Too – an overview of the Google interview process along with some tips for getting through the rounds.
Stacks – Stacks is an easy to use task manager that helps to organize your tasks in an elegant and intuitive way. Using a kanban paradigm for managing your projects Stacks offers a flexible and visual way to organize tasks with ease. Combining powerfull features like tags, task grouping, quick search and attachments with a beautifull user interface, Stacks aims to make task management both easy and fun.
Conway’s lesser-known results Besides inventing The Game of Life, the recently departed John Conway also invented the filing cabinet.
I built a dashboard to track my life – how one person built an app that quantifies their life.