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Recently, I made some contributions to the continuous integration process for Jekyll. Jekyll is a static site generator created by GitHub and written in Ru...

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At first glance, writing Dockerfiles appears to be a straightforward process. After all, most basic examples reflect the same set of steps. However, not all...

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I wanted to sit down and write about all the tricks we learned and that we used every day to help make builds more manageable in the absence of Earthly.

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Continuous integration has become prevalent in software development, but it’s still a complex and wide-ranging topic. In this post, we’ll cover the basics o...

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A monorepo is perhaps what you would expect from the name: a single code repository for your entire codebase. Wikipedia describes it as a decade-old softw...

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Docker is the de facto model for building and running containers at scale in most enterprise organizations today. At a very high level, Docker is a combinat...

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I’ve noticed something interesting about the types of programming languages people like. It’s something that doesn’t seem to come up in various discussions o...

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There’s nothing more frustrating than a sluggish continuous integration system. It slows down feedback loops and prevents code from reaching production quic...

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Bash scripts give you the ability to turn a tedious series of commands into an easily runnable and repeatable script. With many real-world use cases, like ...

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My article about how YAML makes a bad programming language 1 generated a lot of great discussions online. Here are some highlights, lightly edited: Conf...

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Docker logging and its management are an important part of the containerization of your application. Once you’ve deployed your application, logging is one o...

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There is an excellent open-source project that you have probably used without realizing it. It’s called BuildKit, and it is what turns a Dockerfile into a D...