Mike Toppa discusses using the Cybersourcery Testing ruby gem for testing transactions in complex API environments.
An introduction to load-testing a web application with Locust.
A short essay on the value of doing things the hard way.
Using BasicObject to build proxy objects.
Better ways of configuring complex Luigi pipelines.
A solution to encrypt and securely retrieve environment variables in Docker using AWS KMS, without writing to the container filesystem or EC2 instance.
Jason Garber, co founder of Promptworks discusses a common software development anti-pattern, the “big ball of mud—no architecture, no testing, and a big steaming pile of technical debt.”
In 1984, Ken Thompson wrote Reflections on Trusting Trust which provided a formal demonstration that absolute security of software is unachievable. Running any software at all involves an act of trust between people.