Sweetness when developing, lesson number 427
06/12/2018
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The Senario

You are developing a plugin to an extension for a product, and you need to test functionality as you write.

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Impact of a Rancher upgrade
05/09/2018
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Rancher (https://rancher.com) is a Kubenetes Cluster management tool.

When deployed as a single-node install, upgrades have consiquences - in the case of Rancher, the cluster goes off-line for a few seconds.

The Proof is in the pudding

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Perl Pre-conference tutorial: Intro to Perl 6
15/08/2018
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Perl conference, 14th-17th August, Glasgow.

Perl 5 & Perl 6 are essentially the same language. Yes, there are some differences (using `.` rather than `->` for object references for example, however 95% of what your "perl-head" will still be valid)

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Fully Stacked
10/08/2018
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When I started in this game, and I freely admit that was last century, "Full Stack" meant web servers and LAMP, and LAMP stood for Linux, Apache, Mysql, and PHP (or maybe Python).

Now, to be fair, that misses CSS... but the point is still that "Full Stack" was pretty simple.

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Understanding Python decorators - with the help of a code visualiser!
30/07/2018
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Python has this funky thing called "decorators" - you can think of them as inverting the "function inside a function" concept, by wrapping a function around a function.

Confused?

Me too!

Let me see if I can explain it (after all, there's only a million other people got pages explaing this :) )

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