Most interesting links of Mars ’13

Recommended Readings A lot of stuff this month since I have finally got time to review some older articles. Quite a few articles by Fowler. Few really great (yet short) talks on agile & SW development. Top Agile in a Nutshell (originally Agile Product Ownership in a Nutshell) by Henrik Kniberg – the best explanationContinue reading “Most interesting links of Mars ’13”

Escaping the Zabbix UI pain: How to create a combined graph for a number of hosts using the Zabbix API

This post will answer two questions: How to display the same item, f.ex. Processor load, for a number of hosts on the same graph How to avoid getting crazy from all the slow clicking in the Zabbix UI by using its API I will indicate how it could be done with plain HTTP POST andContinue reading “Escaping the Zabbix UI pain: How to create a combined graph for a number of hosts using the Zabbix API”

From Stateful Iteration in Python to Stateless Clojure

I have a piece of Python code that leverages a stateful object and was wondering how to reimplement it in the inherently stateless Clojure, without resorting to its facilities for managing state. It turns out to be simple and beautiful. The core of the code is a for loop that transform a list of maps,Continue reading “From Stateful Iteration in Python to Stateless Clojure”

Most interesting links of June ’12

Recommended Readings Development Neal Ford: Evolutionary architecture and emergent design: Emergent design in the wild – discusses why not to do Big Design Up Front and how to recognize the “last responsible moment”. Quote: “It’s puzzling that so many organizations continue to use BDUF in the face of so many failures and underachieving projects.“ GojkoContinue reading “Most interesting links of June ’12”