This’ll probably be the last set of links for 2015. I’m off for several weeks, with family and travel, so enjoy the festive season and be merry.
MailChimp 2015 Annual Report – Some nice numbers.
Eight Sensible Gifts for Hanukkah Factory Workers’ Day Off – Good to see the company giving back.
Netflix & Socks – Genius.
The SMU-problem of messaging apps – Interesting.
NY Times Gizmo – This could be very useful for some apps.
CSS3 proven to be turing complete. – Craziness.
Introducing Background Sync – Will be interesting to see what the implications of this will be.
Move Fast and Fix Things – Merge all the things.
How we improved throughput by 4x – Varnish is really good for small objects but nginx is still much more configurable.
Go in the modern enterprise – Traces are a must once you string together more than two services.
Kinto – Parse from Mozilla. Don’t understand the decision to use Python though.
Dissecting A Budget Tube Screamer Clone – A bit of hardware teardown.
The Bash Academy – Learn you some bash for great good.