### ### Planet Damian

Planet Damian

April 12, 2019

Christof Damian

Friday Links

From bare-metal to Kubernetes
http://highscalability.com/blog/2019/4/8/from-bare-metal-to-kubernetes.html

Major Browsers to Prevent Disabling of Click Tracking Privacy Risk
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/software/major-browsers-to-prevent-disabling-of-click-tracking-privacy-risk/

To innovate, first deprecate.
https://lethain.com/innovate-deprecate/

Magnitudes of exploration.
https://lethain.com/magnitudes-of-exploration/

Why Setting Ambitious Goals Backfires
https://wistia.com/learn/culture/why-setting-ambitious-goals-backfires

Having it both ways: Larry Wall, Perl and the technology and culture of the early web
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/24701475.2018.1495810

trailblazer
http://trailblazer.to/

The 70-20-10 Rule for Innovation
https://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2018/09/20/the-70-20-10-rule-for-innovation/

The new and improved Jira Software Cloud and GitHub integration
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/jira-software/github-for-jira

Developers love Python and TypeScript, get paid for Clojure, and aren’t using blockchain
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/04/developers-love-python-and-typescript-get-paid-for-clojure-and-arent-using-blockchain/

StackOverflow: Developer Survey Results
https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2019

Gmail making email more secure with MTA-STS standard
https://security.googleblog.com/2019/04/gmail-making-email-more-secure-with-mta.html

Confluence Cloud reimagined: 15+ new features (and counting!)
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/confluence/confluence-cloud-15-new-features

Search Console reporting for your site's Discover performance data
https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2019/04/search-console-reporting-for-your-sites.html

Malicious remote code execution backdoor discovered in the popular bootstrap-sass Ruby gem
https://snyk.io/blog/malicious-remote-code-execution-backdoor-discovered-in-the-popular-bootstrap-sass-ruby-gem/

How Banksy Authenticates His Work
https://reprage.com/post/how-banksy-authenticates-his-work

Subscription Hostages
https://m.signalvnoise.com/subscription-hostages/

Native image lazy-loading for the web!
https://addyosmani.com/blog/lazy-loading/

Podcasts


The Guardian: Greta Thunberg: how her school strike went global – podcast
https://pca.st/Rjq7

Rework: Subscription Hostages
https://pca.st/z7DO

BBC: Will AI kill development?
https://pca.st/d4Ft

Tim Ferriss: #367: Eric Schmidt — Lessons from a Trillion-Dollar Coach
https://pca.st/Hk64


by Christof Damian (noreply@blogger.com) at April 12, 2019 07:41 AM

April 05, 2019

Christof Damian

Friday Links

The Programming Language Conundrum
http://evrl.com/programming/2019/03/28/the-language-conundrum.html

Compile-time Dependency Injection With Go Cloud's Wire
https://blog.golang.org/wire

Software Roles and Titles
https://medium.com/javascript-scene/software-roles-and-titles-e3f0b69c410c

Ruby Object Mapper is an open-source persistence and mapping toolkit for Ruby built for speed and simplicity.
https://rom-rb.org/

dry-rb is a collection of next-generation Ruby libraries
https://dry-rb.org/

Why I stuck with Windows for 6 years while developing Discourse
https://samsaffron.com/archive/2019/03/31/why-i-stuck-with-windows-for-6-years-while-developing-discourse

Technical Debt? Probably not.
https://ronjeffries.com/articles/019-01ff/tech-debt/

Our Latest Pay Analysis: Examining Buffer’s Gender Pay Gap in 2019
https://open.buffer.com/gender-pay-gap-2019/

AppSignal: Memory Magic Dashboard
https://blog.appsignal.com/2019/03/29/memory-magic-dashboard.html

Elastic Barcelona Spring Meetup
https://www.meetup.com/Barcelona-Elastic-Fantastics/events/260088377/

Former Mozilla CTO Harassed at the US Border
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/04/former_mozilla_.html

Working together when we’re not together
https://www.blog.google/inside-google/working-google/working-together-when-were-not-together/

2019 PostgreSQL Trends Report: Private vs. Public Cloud, Migrations, Database Combinations & Top Reasons Used
http://highscalability.com/blog/2019/4/3/2019-postgresql-trends-report-private-vs-public-cloud-migrat.html

Refactoring Backend Engineering Hiring at Slack
https://slack.engineering/refactoring-backend-engineering-hiring-at-slack-b53b1e0e7a3c

YAGNI, yes. Skimping, no. Technical Debt? Not even.
https://ronjeffries.com/articles/019-01ff/iter-yagni-skimp/

New versions of Rails, optimizer hints, ROFL, and more
https://weblog.rubyonrails.org/2019/4/2/this-week-in-rails-new-versions-of-rails-optimizer-hints-rofl-and-more/

Building a self-served ETL pipeline for third-party data ingestion
https://medium.com/@SkyscannerEng/building-a-self-served-etl-pipeline-for-third-party-data-ingestion-3959eab6840b

Hacking Instagram to Get Free Meals in Exchange for Positive Reviews
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/04/hacking_instagr.html

Learning by building, a Background Processing System in Ruby
https://blog.appsignal.com/2019/04/02/background-processing-system-in-ruby.html

Reflectly — From React Native to Flutter
https://medium.com/reflectly-engineering/reflectly-from-react-native-to-flutter-2e3dffced2ea

Dependency Injection Containers vs Hard-coded Constants
https://www.rubypigeon.com/posts/dependency_injection_containers_vs_hardcoded_constants/

RODA: A Modular, Scalable Ruby Framework
http://roda.jeremyevans.net/

by Christof Damian (noreply@blogger.com) at April 05, 2019 07:46 AM

March 29, 2019

Christof Damian

Friday Links

A new app to map and monitor the world's freshwater supply
https://www.blog.google/products/earth/new-app-map-and-monitor-worlds-freshwater-supply/

How to create the work schedule of your dreams
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/productivity/compressed-work-week-how-to

Building Spotify’s New Web Player
https://labs.spotify.com/2019/03/25/building-spotifys-new-web-player/

Mobile Jazz: Creativity Without Borders - A New Vision For Mobile Working
https://mobilejazz.com/company-handbook

New data tools from the Google News Initiative, built for publishers
https://www.blog.google/outreach-initiatives/google-news-initiative/new-data-tools-google-news-initiative-built-publishers/

Introducing Magic Dashboards
https://blog.appsignal.com/2019/03/27/magic-dashboards.html

Programmers Who Don't Understand Security Are Poor at Security
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/03/programmers_who.html

Take action and stay up-to-date with dynamic email in Gmail
https://www.blog.google/products/gmail/take-action-and-stay-up-to-date-with-dynamic-email-in-gmail/

Highlights from Slack’s March Growth Meetup
https://slack.engineering/highlights-from-slacks-march-growth-meetup-5686936ddc09

“Three-C's Revisited”
https://ronjeffries.com/articles/019-01ff/3cs-revisited/

Apple News+ Guide: Everything You Need to Know
https://www.macrumors.com/guide/apple-news-plus/

Simplicity, Please - A Manifesto for Software Development
https://www.infoq.com/articles/simplicity-manifesto-development


by Christof Damian (noreply@blogger.com) at March 29, 2019 08:46 AM

March 22, 2019

Christof Damian

March 15, 2019

Christof Damian

Friday Links

Announcing Bundler 2.0
https://bundler.io/blog/2019/01/03/announcing-bundler-2.html

Incremental Development
https://ronjeffries.com/articles/019-01ff/incremental/

Supporting people with disabilities: Be My Eyes and phone support now available 
https://www.blog.google/outreach-initiatives/accessibility/supporting-people-disabilities-be-my-eyes-and-phone-support-now-available/

How cognitive biases influence software development
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/add-ons/how-cognitive-biases-influence-software-development

Judging Facebook's Privacy Shift
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/03/judging_faceboo.html

Barcelona From Above
https://www.behance.net/gallery/74468471/BARCELONA-FROM-ABOVE

Basecamp outage: When it rains, it pours
https://m.signalvnoise.com/basecamp-outage-when-it-rains-it-pours/

How much would you pay for Apple News?
https://medium.com/enrique-dans/how-much-would-you-pay-for-apple-news-ce8d46949527

String of British firms switch over to four-day working week
https://theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/12/string-of-british-firms-switch-over-to-four-day-working-week

Can you describe what I'd need to do to buy a $50 book?
https://twitter.com/patio11/status/1103903715046486016
https://twitter.com/redman/status/1105479002808967169

New – Open Distro for Elasticsearch
https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-open-distro-for-elasticsearch/

Microsoft proves the critics right: We’re heading toward a Chrome-only Web
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/03/microsofts-new-skype-for-web-client-an-early-taste-of-the-browser-monoculture/

How I accepted I'm an introvert – and learned to refuse invitations without guilt
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/mar/11/how-i-accepted-im-an-introvert-and-learned-to-refuse-invitations-without-guilt

Research-backed ways to be more productive at work
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/productivity/simple-ways-to-be-productive-at-work

What ITIL 4 means for you and your team
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/technology/what-the-new-itil-4-means-for-you-and-your-team

Towards Natural Language Semantic Code Search
https://github.blog/2018-09-18-towards-natural-language-semantic-code-search/

Quotes from 1992
https://apenwarr.ca/log/20190207

DARPA Is Developing an Open-Source Voting System
https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/03/darpa_is_develo.html

The 3 most effective ways to build trust as a leader
https://m.signalvnoise.com/the-3-most-effective-ways-to-build-trust-as-a-leader/

Is pure agile right for IT?
https://www.atlassian.com/blog/technology/agile-it

by Christof Damian (noreply@blogger.com) at March 15, 2019 08:49 AM