• Speed up github actions with conditional jobs, even with required checks

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    Having every github action run on every pull request will end up slowing you down and sometimes even discourage you from making changes. For example, if you see an error in the README.md but you know you'll have to wait for the entire test suite to run you may choose not to push the...

  • Wiping an AWS Account with aws-nuke

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    When you're an SRE/DevOps engineer you'll end up making AWS accounts and create a lot of cruft in your sandbox and development accounts. AWS does not make it easy to clear these up but there is a tool called aws-nuke that will do it for you!

  • How to speak spanish like a colombian drug lord!

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    I've been living in Puerto Rico for 4 years but two of those have been COVID and so I haven't been able to practice Spanish as much as I'd like. So to speed up my learning I've decided I want to watch a lot of spanish speaking television to start training my ears, but to do this I need a baseline...

  • Running a kubernetes cluster locally with kubeadm

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    I’m going to show you how to get a real kubernetes cluster setup locally on top of virtual machines! I’ll be using multipass but feel free to use virtualbox, proxmox, or whatever your favorite cloud provider is.

    kubeadm a production ready kubernetes install tool and I prefer to use it ove...

  • Automate project workflows with the command runner Just!

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    I believe every project should have a CLI built around the standard workflows of developing on the project. Things like:

    • Install dependencies
    • Run tests
    • Run linter and formatters
    • Build project
    • Start / Stop the docker environment

    The r...

  • Use asdf to manage Python, NodeJS, GoLang and more!

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    asdf is a general purpose version manager that can manage versions of most programming language runtimes through a set of plugins.