Starting with the ‘domain-specific language’ movement, and bolstered by the Pragmatic Programmers’ suggestion that programmers should learn a new language every year, the notion of ‘polyglot programming’ became something of a critics’ darling when talking about career paths. But somewhere along the way, it feels like the original intent has been lost, and the focus […]

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You’re the elite. You know Clean Code by heart, you dream of SOLID design, and you unit-test every line you write. Your code is so self-documenting you don’t even need to write comments! Then this rant is just for you! Because let me tell you something: Without comments, working with your code is still a […]

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By Andrew Phillips During a discussion with a group of experienced DevOps practitioners, we came up with the following “taxonomy” for the service delivery part of the DevOps tooling landscape: Task Execution What do these tools do? Allow you to run arbitrary commands or scripts on one or multiple target systems Depending on the tool, not […]

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