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This is an aggregated list of all my blog posts, newsletters and ramblings for the various projects I work for and have worked for.

The Future of Tech Conferences in the Wake of Coronavirus

The Future of Tech Conferences in the Wake of Coronavirus

In the wake of coronavirus — What will this mean for the future of tech conferences when the world goes back to normal?

Preaching the API Gospel- An Interview With the API Evangelist, Kin Lane of...

Preaching the API Gospel- An Interview With the API Evangelist, Kin Lane of...

See what API Evangelist, Kin Lane of Postman, has to say about the future of APIs as we continue into 2020.

Talking Uber-Level Monitoring With Martin Mao of M3 and Chronosphere

Talking Uber-Level Monitoring With Martin Mao of M3 and Chronosphere

Find out why Uber engineers decided to leave Uber and focus on building Chronosphere, the company that enables enterprises to take advantage of M3.

Automate Task Creation With the TODO Bot

Automate Task Creation With the TODO Bot

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.

Introducing StarlingX 3.0 For Edge Computing and IoT

Introducing StarlingX 3.0 For Edge Computing and IoT

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 API Platform for Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Organizations

Kong API Platform for Multi-Cloud and Hybrid Organizations

Kong has evolved significantly from an open-source API gateway, handling just north-south traffic, to a full cycle API management platform.

CES 2020 — Highlights for the More Technically Minded

CES 2020 — Highlights for the More Technically Minded

Chris Ward is here (a week late) reporting on his favorite announcements from the Consumer electronics show.

What to Expect in Open-Source Software in the Next 6-12 Months?

What to Expect in Open-Source Software in the Next 6-12 Months?

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to gaze into the crystal command line and see what 2020 might hold.

Revisiting Desktop Linux- Drowning in the Deep End

Revisiting Desktop Linux- Drowning in the Deep End

Embark on the start of a new journey in Linux with our shiny new Dell XPS 13”. Let’s get started.

IOST — The Decentralized Internet of Services

IOST — The Decentralized Internet of Services

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.

Multipass and MicroK8s- the Quickest Route to Ubuntu and Kubernetes?

Multipass and MicroK8s- the Quickest Route to Ubuntu and Kubernetes?

Would your Kubernetes-based workflows run better on Multipass and MicroK8s?

Language and understandable writing

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:

Why write documentation

What’s one of the first things you look at when you look at using a new project?

Documentation structure

Documentation structure applies to your documentation as a whole, and to each page. Let’s start at the top and work down.

A fullstack dapp for creating unique tradable tokens

A fullstack dapp for creating unique tradable tokens

This dapp implements is a Crypto-collectible game built on top of the ERC-721 standard for creating unique tokens.. This tutorial is intended to be followed using the online IDE available at studio.ethereum.org, and selecting the CryptoPizza template.

Create a "Hello World" fullstack dapp

Create a "Hello World" fullstack dapp

This dapp implements a Hello World style application that echoes a message passed to the contract to the front end. This tutorial is intended to be followed using the online IDE available at studio.ethereum.org, and selecting the Hello World template.

A fullstack dapp for creating tokens

A fullstack dapp for creating tokens

This dapp implements the simplest form of a cryptocurrency that uses the ERC-20 standard to define a token you can create and send to others. This tutorial is intended to be followed using the online IDE available at studio.ethereum.org, and selecting the Coin template.

Multipass and MicroK8s- the Quickest Route to Ubuntu and Kubernetes?

Multipass and MicroK8s- the Quickest Route to Ubuntu and Kubernetes?

Would your Kubernetes-based workflows run better on Multipass and MicroK8s?

Stories from KubeCon - Carmine Rimi of Canonical

Stories from KubeCon - Carmine Rimi of Canonical

We’re bringing you more from KubeCon with the Product Manager of Kubernetes and AI from Canonical.

Fluree - Blockchain, GraphQL, and more all in one database

FlureeDB is a database purpose-built to fit the requirements of modern enterprise applications while providing blockchain capabilities for data security, workflow efficiency, and industry interoperability.

Stories From KubeCon With Jason McGee, CTO, IBM Cloud Platform

Stories From KubeCon With Jason McGee, CTO, IBM Cloud Platform

Get it first from IBM Cloud Platform CTO Jason McGee about what IBM Cloud is about, who it’s for, and what it offers.

Stories From KubeCon- IBM announces Razee, a Multi-Cluster Continuous...

Stories From KubeCon- IBM announces Razee, a Multi-Cluster Continuous...

Stop pushing and start pulling with this new continuous delivery tool for Kubernetes, straight from IBM at KubeCon.

ETHBerlin 2019 - Decentralized Heatathon

ETHBerlin 2019 - Decentralized Heatathon

I wasn’t at Berlin Blockchain week in 2018, so can’t directly compare the two events, but this year seemed busy to me, others mentioned they thought it was quieter. However, the venues used for the events were large and sprawling, so it was hard to get a complete picture of how many attendees there were, but the crowd felt enthusiastic to me. Especially considering the sweltering heat for most of the week.

Top 5 Resources for Web App Accessibility

Top 5 Resources for Web App Accessibility

Kickstart turning your web pages into accessible web pages. Here are our 5 favorite resources for learning what you need to change and how to implement those changes.

7 Ways to Make Your Angular App More Accessible

7 Ways to Make Your Angular App More Accessible

Angular is a popular framework for creating powerful JavaScript applications quickly. However, it doesn’t always create the most accessible applications. In this post we look at ways that anyone can implement to make Angular based applications usable by all.