Here’s some links & interesting stuff I’ve stumbled on this week. Enjoy!
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1. Start coding
Looking to start coding? Take a look at Open source for beginners. It’s a graphical list of projects on github, great for beginners!
2. DIY Serverless
Interested in serverless & wanna dig past the hype? Take a look at this Functions as a Service howto which shows how to build lambda type offering in Kubernetes or Docker Swarm. Cool yo!
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3. Serverless Use Cases
Curious when & where Amazon Lambda might make sense? Any and all microservices? Here’s a newstack article on viable use cases for serverless computing.
4. Origami design software
Random, weird, and kinda cool! Robert Lang has designed some Origami software called TreeMaker. It replaces the pencil & paper method of designing new origami figures. Use the software to push the limits of paper folding further!
5. A distributed relational database that works?
Bloomberg LP has designed a relational database called Comdb2. Unlike many of it’s NoSQL peers, this distributed database is relational, speaks SQL, and is also highly available. Amazing!
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