A brief history of programming

Only about an hour or so long, a definite must read.

Paul Ford on programming and more
via Gruber

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Being a detective (work these days)

These days work is fun. I have a handful of project of various complexity, and the deeper I dig, the more related projects I discover.

Example: streamlining and organizing existing apps and setting up continuous integration that works for Python and potentially node in the future.

Python is great and all that. But I’m struggling with all the dependencies and pieces to be managed (module dependency, db, aws storage, cron, source control and remote server management). Using js-only stack with heroku and deployments triggered via git in the past was way quicker.

Currently reading: http://www.fullstackpython.com/continuous-integration.html