An Acceptable Tool

Imagine for a moment that you are on a small development team tasked with core operations at a moderate sized startup. You're responsible for the development, operations and maintenance of various production systems. Your day is filled with all the fun of programming combined with the joys of running a…

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Interview with Lobste.rs

I recently did an interview with the news aggregator site lobste.rs. It covers some of what I've been up to in my role as Principal Architect at TheLadders, as well as some info about my forthcoming book Storm Applied.…

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TheLaddersDev: Varnish in Five Acts

I recently wrote a post about how we are using Varnish with our entity services at TheLaddersDev.…

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TheLaddersDev: The Catechism of Code

My first post for TheLaddersDev, The Catechism of Code, just went up.…

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Setting up a Monticello repository using Nginx

How Hard Could It Be? Not very hard; this little monkey who is more interested in bananas did it in no time flat. Setting up and running your own private Monticello repository is something almost any Smalltalker should be able to accomplish; as long as your aren't completely command line…

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