Docker for Dummies

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  Updated 7/12/2016: Applying a web server, See end of the post. Updated 9/29/2016: Mounting Docker so you can edit container using IDE This week I decided it was high time I learned docker. Below is how I wish a “getting started page” was laid out for me in retrospect; would have saved a lot of time…. At a high-level,…
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New FB Messenger Bot Port to Python Based on Quickstart Guide

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FB Messenger Python Port on StackOverflow The current Quickstart guide for the new FB Messenger Chatbot is in Node.JS. I am currently working on a project in Python and couldn’t find any Copy & Paste-able Python webhooks. So, I created one myself. Hope this is helpful to someone else FB Chatbot Code Snippet on Gist

Key links to finally learning iOS development

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If you haven’t picked up any iOS development skills yet, now is the time. It’s never been easier. Below are my reasons to finally take the plunge (successfully), followed by some helpful links to help you learn to create your first app too. Contrary to popular belief, I’ve never coded up an iOS app myself. My excuse? For one, hiring…
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Efficiently Inefficient: Processes that can improve quality and quantity of life

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For our latest project at Socialize Isaac and I are going to increase the release cycle even further and go from a few releases per group per week, to a few releases per day. I find moving more efficiently and quickly over the years always takes a few non-intuitive jarring mental steps. (If they didn’t…
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Fake Response Server: Slow response time generator

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Here is another quick tool built on GAE. This one is super simple, but pretty handy. Today Twitter went down, and somewhere in our system we were using the Twitter API to display one of our status feeds. Them being down became us being slow. Well, I wanted to do some quick tests to keep…
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Release Notes Generator (For Pivotal Tracker)

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Here is another quick tool built on GAE. It takes all your PT stories and bugs, scrapes out chores, and release stories, leaving a listof features and bugs available to copy and paste in to your release notes, emailer, or README file. Often departments always asking if a release is out, what features are included,…
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