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Microservices Talk from DevOpsDays KC 2018

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Video time again! This time with a full 30 minute talk on what I’ve seen at companies pre-microservices, beginning of microservices, and just about done with...

Ignite Talk from DevOpsDays KC 2017

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If you’re unfamiliar, ignite talks are 5 minute talks with 20 slides. The slides auto-advance. At DevOpsDays KC they had 5 or of these in a row both afterno...

Rock, Paper, Scissors, Go!

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When core.async was new and I was kinda learning Clojure, I bookmarked Alex Miller’s blog post about implementing Rock, Paper, Scissors with channels. So now...

Put Unit Tests Before Style

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“Aw, man! My pull request failed the style check! Here I’ll just fix that real quick and push…”

First Thoughts on Canada

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Saturday morning I left Kansas City, headed for Cleveland. Sunday was Cleveland to Montréal. Google estimated this would take 22 hours if we didn’t stop.