This is an aggregated list of all my blog posts, newsletters and ramblings for the various projects I work for and have worked for.
As open-source projects grow in use and popularity, many of their maintainers face a challenge to understand how and how many people use their tools.
OpenStack has a new release and it’s big. Let’s take a look at what Ussuri, the 21st release, has to offer.
Another remote event for 2020, but GitHub Satellite still managed to pack some impressive feature announcements, and a good dose of humor in these trying times.
Chris speaks with Raj Dutt, CEO, and co-founder of Grafana Labs, the company behind the Grafana open source project to find out more about the project and their plans.
We introduced improvements to pipelines to help scale applications and their repo structures more effectively. Here’s how they work.
Canonical announced the latest Ubuntu release, and as an LTS, it’s not packed with new features, but brings many usability, stability, and performance improvements to suit individuals and enterprises alike.
Breaking applications into smaller coupled components like microservices, and running each of those components in containers often go hand in hand. These modern application architecture principles have allowed many businesses and software projects to make regular and rapid changes to running software and scale them to suit changes in demand and approach. In this article, we breakdown what a container is, and the direct benefits they bring to your developer teams and business.
Chris speaks with Quentin Rhoads-Herrera of CRITICALSTART to discuss cybersecurity in a time of a pandemic.
Swift Playgrounds from Apple is a slick integrated coding education tool — how far does go it to teach one of the hottest languages of the past 5 years?
Many distributed ledgers claim to be better for performance and security. Chris Ward speaks with Hashgraph creator, Dr Leemon Baird, to see if the project holds up.
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) conducted another survey late last year and the results are now out. Here’s what’s popular in cloud native development.
Introduced in GitLab 12.7, Code Review Analytics can help you dig deeper into slow-moving merge requests.
New in GitLab 12.8, this dashboard helps to simplify the complex process of compliance tracking, right inside GitLab.
In the wake of coronavirus — What will this mean for the future of tech conferences when the world goes back to normal?
See what API Evangelist, Kin Lane of Postman, has to say about the future of APIs as we continue into 2020.
Find out why Uber engineers decided to leave Uber and focus on building Chronosphere, the company that enables enterprises to take advantage of M3.
Do you litter your code with “TODO” keywords so you’ll remember to come back to them? With this handy GitHub bot, you’ll never have to remember again. Maybe.
Take a look at how StarlingX as an edge computing platform provides support for multiple low-latency use cases as well as a number of useful features.
Kong has evolved significantly from an open-source API gateway, handling just north-south traffic, to a full cycle API management platform.
Chris Ward is here (a week late) reporting on his favorite announcements from the Consumer electronics show.
As the year draws to a close, it’s time to gaze into the crystal command line and see what 2020 might hold.
Embark on the start of a new journey in Linux with our shiny new Dell XPS 13”. Let’s get started.
An interview with Terry Wang, co-founder and CEO, Ling from White Matrix who built a web-based IDE for IOST, and Aleksi of Attic labs who build games.
Would your Kubernetes-based workflows run better on Multipass and MicroK8s?
I appreciate that not everyone who writes documentation is a native English speaker, or even if they are, may not understand the best way to write clearly and concisely. Many native English speakers had our last grammar lesson more than 20 years ago, and have learnt the tips and tricks we now use as professional writers recently. There are three important things to remember to justify the time and effort of making your writing more understandable: