Plugins in Go 1.8

A look at the new plugin package coming in Go 1.8 - a bit of background, a look on how to make use of it and some of its (current) limitations. Recent Go releases have introduced a number of different ways to compile Go code. With Go 1.5 for example ...
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Dotfiles showcase: Git

This post is part of an ongoing series on dotfiles. In today's episode we look at dotfiles for Git. rerere The first item I'd like to call attention to is a little known option called "reuse recorded resolution", or rerere for short. It's a feature w...
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Dotfiles showcase

This will be an ongoing series highlighting snippets of my own dotfiles which I suspect would prove useful to others. A lot of people publish their dotfiles on GitHub. A quick search on GitHub currently yields 62,025 results. That is way too many rep...
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Introducing docker-image-updater

Update local docker images and replace running containers with ease. Define images to watch and trigger commands whenever they get updated. Docker containers can make deploying and running services easier, but it also introduces additional complexity...
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It’s coming back!

Last week, I pulled the plug on logstripper. Today, I'm announcing my plans of bringing it back as a new service. The primary reason I pulled logstripper is that I didn't feel as if it was still used all that much, or valued by anyone but a small gro...
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Goodbye logstripper

Update on June 4, 2014: It's coming back! As of today, logstripper is no more. With this post, I'd like to explain why I have decided to pull the plug on it, and what you can do if you were still using it. Logstripper was an application I built in my...
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