Python - .env vs toml for parsing environment constants. Why I've moved to TOML files for environment settings.
Cheatsheet for docker and docker-compose commands
In this last part of the series, we will configure VS Code and add plugins to allow connection to projects on our Ubuntu virtual machine. Photo by Thomas Tastet / UnsplashNot much needs to be done to get VS Code to
In this part of this series, lets change our bash shell to zsh and customise the terminal with colours, fonts and plugins. Photo by Nick Karvounis / Unsplashzsh Setup zsh (Z-Shell) is and alternative to bash for Linux. It features simplified
Docker is a tool to isolate services for development and production, and build a stable repeatable app environment Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen / UnsplashInstalling Docker Add Docker repositories to apt and install Docker sudo apt install apt-transport-https ca-certificates curl software-properties-common curl
Cheatsheet for git and github commands
Setting up github with tokens and encrypted authentication, so you don't have to sign in everytime. Photo by Yancy Min / Unsplashsudo apt install git git config --global user.email "insert_github_email_address" git config --global user.name
I gave WSL 2 a go in 2020 and initially thought it was great, but soon started to notice some issues. Some package installs just didn't play well, for example MongoDB, and the lack of a traditional initd/systemd means