Build a Static Website Using Python, Pelican, and Docker

In this example I’ll show you how you can build a static website for your open source project on GitHub pages using the combination of Python (language), Pelican (generator), and Docker (environment).  For this type of task, speed is important.  I want to avoid spending time thinking about designing a blog system or implementing a content management system.  My goal with this approach, is to focus on the content, and avoid worrying about installation, setup, or infrastructure.
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Build a Static Website Using Python, Pelican, and Docker

List of Amazing Tech Talks on Software Development

Building computer software is all about ideas. I find quite a bit of inspiration from listening to presentations and tech talks from other people in software development. You should be warned that some people might find the topics below fairly controversial!  But I feel that’s good. To me, if a presentation makes you pause to think and reflect, it is always worth the time to stop and listen.
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List of Amazing Tech Talks on Software Development

Looking ahead: JVM Programming Languages

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In this article I take a look ahead at the future of four programming languages; Java, Scala, Clojure and Kotlin. All four of these languages are designed to run on the Java Virtual Machine ( JVM ), which is supported on practically every computer operating system. Most recently, JVM programming languages have become popular choices for building cloud applications.
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Looking ahead: JVM Programming Languages

Open Source programming environments that make coding easier

A programmer’s life is hard enough keeping up-to-date on the latest technologies, understanding product specifications, and debugging issues. These programming environments help keep programmer sane by offering integrated syntax coloring, auto-completion, debugging tools and more.
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Open Source programming environments that make coding easier