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Weekly Update 175

Written by Troy Hunt / Original link on Jan. 25, 2020

Alright, let me get this off my chest first - I've totally lost it with these bloody Instamics. I've had heaps of dramas in the past with recordings being lost and the first time I do a 3-person weekly update only 2 of them recorded (mine being the exception). I was left with a zero-byte file on my …


Thank you for small acts of kindness

Written by Cal Evans / Original link on Jan. 25, 2020

Dear Reader, Five or six years ago, my good friend – and the Don of the PHP Community- Mr. Michelangelo van Dam – was listening to me ramble at a conference. I was rambling on about the fact that every time I go over to Europe, I have to lug around my crappy power converter, […]The post Thank you …




A logo for rst2pdf

Written by Rob Allen / Original link on Jan. 24, 2020

All projects seem to have a logo these days, so I asked my friend Jane of iD to create a logo for rst2pdf and she came up with this:This met what I was looking for with a clear design that is related to the what the application does, so thank you Jane.I've set the profile icon for the GitHub organi…






Instant Test API Platforms with Prism

Written by Lorna Jane / Original link on Jan. 23, 2020

I've been writing a bit about OpenAPI lately and I realised that I didn't share how I'm creating local, test versions of production APIs to work with while I develop new client code or test SDK features. The recipe is simple: you will need an API spec, the excellent open source tool Prism and an HT…