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4 months ago

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Monitoring Kubernetes InitContainers with Prometheus

Kubernetes InitContainers are a neat way to run arbitrary code before your container starts. It ensures that certain pre-conditions are met before your app is up and running. For example it allows you to: - …

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4 months ago

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6 ways to speed up your CI

Waiting for CI to finish slows down development and can be extremely annoying, especially when CI fails and you have to run it again. Let's take a look into approaches on how to speed up …

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4 months ago

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Recipes when building a headless CMS with Wagtail's API

Recently I built a headless CMS using Wagtail's API as a backend with NextJS/React/Redux as a frontend. Building the API I ran into some small issues with Image URL data, the API representation of snippets …

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5 months ago

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Creating Group Webhooks with Templates for Gitlab CI

Gitlab stores a vast majority of their functionality into their paid packages. Group webhooks is one of them and if your using a group runner, the group webhook becomes sought after. This is easily achievable …

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6 months ago

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Kickstarting Infrastructure for Django Applications with Terraform

When creating Django applications or using cookiecutters as Django Cookiecutter you will have by default a number of dependencies that will be needed to be created as a S3 bucket, a Postgres Database and a …

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6 months ago


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Creating templates for Gitlab CI Jobs

Writing Gitlab CI templates becomes repetitive when you have similar applications running the same jobs. If a change to a job is needed it will be most likely needed to do the same change in …

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