A short tutorial on an easy way to decompress files with Deno.
It turns out that writing a parser is... surprisingly easy with the right tool!
(26 min video) Launched in 2020, LabXchange is a life sciences education platform powered by Open edX, and now freely available at www.labxchange.org. This talk explains how LabXchange was built using Open edX, with a focus on the lessons learned, contributions, and insights that will be useful for others who integrate with or build on Open edX as a platform.
A blog post I coauthored after the Open edX Core Committers Program had been around for one year, reviewing its successes and previewing its upcoming expansion.
A tech talk / demo about deploying multiple instances of the Open edX LMS onto Kubernetes.
(46 min video) Together with David Ormsbee, I gave a talk about "Blockstore", the new content storage system we're building for Open edX.
This is a quick update to my tutorial on hosting Django Apps on Ubuntu with Nginx and uWSGI. I recently wanted to move to a mix of Python 3.4 and Python 2.7 web apps on one of my servers that was set up as described in that tutorial. Here's how to do that.
The company I work for is looking to hire another C++ developer. So I got to thinking about interview questions in general, and questions that would demonstrate an understanding of C++ pointer arithmetic in particular. Then an interesting question occurred to me.
When we launched the Okanagan Car Share Co-op (OGO) in Kelowna this August, we needed to set up a phone number for the co-op. We wanted a local phone number, the ability for our staff to answer the incoming calls during business hours, after-hours voicemail, and a 24/7 "emergency" line that co-cop members can call if they are having any problems with one of the co-op's cars. I proposed a VoIP solution to the board that we went forward with; it cost us nothing to setup, with no investment hardware or physical installation, and has all the features we wanted for under $50 per month.
An old article about a specific way of hosting a django application.