Fixing the Hugo Twitter Shortcode

Shortcodes in Hugo come in handy when you don't want to mess with a lot of HTML boilerplate. Sometimes though, you might want a little different behavior than what the default shortcodes provide. Here's a quick fix for the Twitter shortcode to suppress the thread view. »

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Events, the DNA of Kubernetes

I see a lot of people having problems to understand how the Kubernetes platform works at the fundamental level, e.g. resiliency and behavior. If you start thinking about Kubernetes as a fully event-driven system, there's answers to so many "Why"'s »

12 Fractured Apps (Reloaded)

Three years ago Kelsey Hightower wrote a great article on how to refactor your applications correctly when going "cloud-native". A customer visit this week put me back in time, as the challenge was to containerize JBoss instances synchronizing via NFS... »

When Twitter Likes become your Bookmarks

If you're like me, you might (mis)use Twitter's Like button as a way to bookmark important tweets. Once you've reached several hundred or thousands of bookmarks, ehm Likes, it becomes really hard to find what you're looking for. Mainly because Twitter Likes are not designed for this type of use and the twitter.com UI search is not super flexible. However, with some CLI magic, we can easily fix that :) »

Inside Docker's "FROM scratch"

Statically compiled languages, like Go, are quiet popular these days. In combination with another blockbuster technology, Docker containers, a big advantage is the minimal size of the resulting container image. This can be achieved by using the special Docker "scratch" image. But how does it look like inside "FROM scratch"? [continue to read] »