Since the 70′s, vi and vim are very popular text editors among programmers. 5 years ago, I wrote an article named “100 vim commands every programmer should know” and here is a reworked, updated version. Enjoy!
SaltStack is often boxed into the configuration management tools basket, but it's much different from most software like it. In fact, it is radically different than most configuration management tools.
The author goes on a quest for a way to get the data out of the InMap, and into Neo4j. Something that you might expect to take days or weeks - but from the first google search to publishing this post was literally just 2-3 hours of work. It’s dead easy.
BitBucket user flowblok posted code for his IRC bot named "challenge-bot." It's pretty short. Only 155 lines. He has Python to thank for that. Another cool technology you can see in use within his code is ZeroMQ.
DevOps isn’t just a set of tools, but a philosophical shift that needs that requires buy-in from all folks involved to really succeed. It’s only through a high level of collaboration that things will change for the better.
If you've read the ZeroMQ docs before, you probably noticed a few pockets of good old-fashioned corny nerd humor. It seems that the creators and the rest of the ZeroMQ development community had a little fun when creating their docs. Maybe other open source projects should follow their example.
Twitter-Harvest is a Python script that utilizes the Twitter REST API v1.1 to retrieve tweets from a user’s timeline and insert them into a MongoDB database. It takes care of the nitty gritty and allows you to explore what makes MongoDB great.