A Software Development Philosophy

Reading Time: 4 minutes A software development philosophy guides every developer throughout their career. Some adhere to prevailing philosophies that are written down in books or written down in code. Some invent their own beliefs based on their view of the software world. My philosophical influences come from the likes of Domain-Driven Design, Test Driven Development, the Agile Software…

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SignalFx and EC2

Reading Time: 2 minutes SignalFx and EC2 are a match made in heaven. If you need to ensure the uptime of your EC2 instances monitoring tools like SignalFx is a must-have. Follow along for details that will help you use SignalFx to monitor an existing EC2 instance. If you have different EC2 & SignalFx integration requirements see this documentation.…

Learn Python

Reading Time: 5 minutes Learning Python has been something I’ve postponed over the years. I’ve run scripts here and there and created small scripts but nothing serious. I’m dealing with a scenario where I need to expand my knowledge of it. I’m excited about the opportunity, so here we go! The Basics Python is an object-oriented, interpreted, and easy…

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Deliver macOS system mail

Reading Time: < 1 minute Deliver macOS system mail with the following instructions. These instructions apply to macOS Catalina. Why would you want to do this? You have cron jobs running on your system, and you want to receive emails when they fail You want to send an email when certain things happen on your system through Automator or other…