Dockerizing a Rails application
Author: Lazarus Lazaridis
We run a lot of our workloads through Docker, both in development and production. However dockerizing a fresh new app comes with its own pitfalls and challenges, and it’s always good to have an up-to-date guide laying around. Here’s a handy fresh one.
Turn Your Code into Docker Images with Cloud Native Buildpacks
Author: Terence Lee and Joe Kutner at Heroku
Just in case you’re pressed for time and absolutely cannot spare a while to dockerize your own app, Heroku is releasing their tools for seamlessly moving code into Docker images. It’s an interesting read about a cool piece of tooling.
You Are Not Google
Author: Oz Nova
Here’s an oldie but a goodie, which started a few interesting discussions in the team. This argument for doing things as simply as possible (but not simpler) is still well worth the read - and a reminder that we don’t have to use tools just because they’re cool.
If you’re using Netlify’s excellent services, you probably know that it’s sometimes hard to figure out what effect your changes will have in production. Ache no more, for Netlify has released a tool to duplicate their platform’s innards locally.
Gimli - Visual Studio Code extension for Front End developers
Bonus! Did you know PostgreSQL has five levels of DEBUG logging? We were surprised!