Give Me Back My Monolith

Give Me Back My Monolith by Craig Kerstiens is something I have been ranting about for quite some time. It is thus good to see other people standing on the same side of the bridge:As we ventured into micro-services onboarding time skyrocketed. Yes, we have docker and orchestration such…

My Baby Steps with Go

Last week, I made my first tentative foray into Go programming. My company uses Go in a couple of projects, but although I have heard many positive things about the language, so far I have tried to stay away from it. The mere thought that Go is a 21st Century…

Re: Talk, Then Code

My response to Talk, then code by Dave Cheney:I cannot emphasize how important communication is in today's IT industry. In fact, if they paid me a penny for every time I have hurt someone's ego over code, I would be a millionaire. It is not pleasant. I know, I…

Use Dotenv Files When Developing Your Python Apps

Hard-coding configuration is bad. This is one of the things that newbie programmers learn quickly after they realize that have committed sensitive information to a public GitHub repository. And it happens so easily. Often, you are in the spur of the moment, wanting to test something locally, when you figure…