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Published on March 14, 2019, in code.kiwi.com

A pre-talk checklist for the stressed presenter’s peace of mind

Description from code.kiwi.com: A quick little checklist our Software Platform Lead Bence Nagy wants to share with you. He uses it to make sure everything goes smoothly during his presentations. go read the rest of this thing ›


Published on May 24, 2018, in code.kiwi.com

20 Things To Do After Returning From PyCon 2018

Description from code.kiwi.com: As always, this year's PyCon was full of interesting technologies and ideas. I took notes diligently and thought hey, why not just share them with all of you? go read the rest of this thing ›


Published on February 26, 2018, in code.kiwi.com

Announcing Crane — a GitLab CI-ready image to upgrade services in Rancher

Description from code.kiwi.com: We use Rancher for container orchestration extensively at Kiwi.com, and saw a need to streamline our release process. Even though Rancher’s sweet web UI makes the manual upgrade procedure at least… go read the rest of this thing ›


Published on February 15, 2018, in code.kiwi.com

Our Comprehensive Guide to Python Dependencies

Description from code.kiwi.com: An article from Kiwi.com’s internal engineering handbook, covering the basics of Python packaging, using your own private PyPI repository, building Docker images with internal libraries, and more. go read the rest of this thing ›


Published on October 13, 2017, in code.kiwi.com

Code Design Principles for Public APIs of Modules

Description from code.kiwi.com: This document should leave you with some idea on how to approach problems where you have to create a new module from scratch, or come up with a way to completely redesign an existing one go read the rest of this thing ›


Published on January 27, 2017, in code.kiwi.com

Lesser Known Tools We Love at Kiwi.com, Part 2 of 3: Mac and Web

Description from code.kiwi.com: As promised last November in an article about our favorite CLI tools, we’re continuing the list with our favorite macOS and web apps, as developers. go read the rest of this thing ›


Published on November 24, 2016, in code.kiwi.com

Lesser Known Tools We Love at Kiwi.com, Part 1 of 3: CLI

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Published on June 25, 2017, last revised on March 2, 2019

Setting Up a Full Screen Dashboard with Chrome on Windows

Here's a super simple guide, mostly for my own reference. It should help set up a dashboard viewable at a public URL, on a PC that can reboot at random times (for instance due to Windows updates.)As Chrome seems to be changing up the command line options sometimes, I'll add that… go read the rest of this thing ›


Published on November 23, 2015

Adding an Unreleased Commit as a Dependency for Your Python Package

I'm not ashamed to admit it: I'm in love with Python. Even though it has this one really quirky bit that keeps annoying me -- its packaging tools. Granted, it's been improving a lot in the recent years, and there's a ton of work in progress by the fine people at PyPA, but there's… go read the rest of this thing ›


Published on May 18, 2015, last revised on May 18, 2015

Raising the Maximum Number of File Descriptors (Open Files) on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

So, I think I reached a new milestone in my sysadmin career (I mainly identify as a developer, but am responsible for the infrastructure at Allmyles as well, currently.) The milestone I'm talking about is when you're first hit with a downtime completely out of the blue, seeing… go read the rest of this thing ›