Everett Toews

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    DevOps Learning Resources

    14 Oct 2018
    A curated list of learning resources I’ve used to evolve my own understanding of the principles and practices of DevOps.

    Managing Environment Variables and Secrets in Kubernetes

    27 Aug 2017
    Providing configuration to applications via environment variables (env vars) is one of the principles of twelve-factor apps. If that configuration contains sensitive information like credentials, the best way to do that is using Secrets in Kubernetes. There are a lot of different ways to manage env vars and Secrets in Kubernetes. Here are a few things I do to make working with them more convenient.

    Principles for a Successful Developer Workshop

    19 Jun 2017
    Running a successful developer workshop (aka tutorial) is really difficult. I’ve attended enough workshops that have gone poorly to know that for a fact. Participating in such a workshop can be very frustrating and a huge turn off for whatever technology is being presented. That translates directly into losing developer mindshare. I think we, as an industry, can do a better job of running developer workshops.
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