New Releases for Cerberus and Eve

17 marzo 2015 - Fonte: http://nicolaiarocci.com
Yesterday Cerberus 0.8.1 was released with a few little fixes, one of them being more a new feature than a fix really: sub-document fields can now be set as field dependencies by using a ‘dotted’ notation. So, suppose we set the following validation schema: schema = { 'test_field': { 'dependencies': [ 'a_dict.foo', 'a_dict.bar' ] }, […]...

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Attention is a Resource

15 marzo 2015 - Fonte: http://nicolaiarocci.com
Today, the New York Times’ SundayReview features a great column by Matthew B. Crawford: The Cost of Paying Attention. Attention is a resource; a person has only so much of it […] What if we saw attention in the same way that we saw air or water, as a valuable resource that we hold in […]...

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Sam Altman on Machine Intelligence

7 marzo 2015 - Fonte: http://nicolaiarocci.com
Sam Altman has a great short series on the development of superhuman machine intelligence (SMI). Machine intelligence, Part 1 is on why machine intelligence is something that we should be afraid of while Part 2 is on what we should do about it. And then there’s Technology predictions, the perfect closer....

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Fattura Elettronica Open Source

10 febbraio 2015 - Fonte: http://nicolaiarocci.com
this post is about an all-italian open source release, so it’s going to be in italian FatturaElettronicaPA è un nuovo progetto open source che ho rilasciato qualche giorno fa assieme alla mia azienda. Si tratta di una libreria C# che permette di leggere, scrivere e convalidare le Fatture Elettroniche aderenti alle specifiche del sistema di […]...

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On Sustainable Open Source Management

6 febbraio 2015 - Fonte: http://nicolaiarocci.com
Tom Christie has some very good things to say on how to successfully maintain an open source project without losing sanity. Truth one: There are, and will always be, a non-finite number of possible valid issues to address. Your code can always be better polished, your APIs better defined, and your project more fully featured. […]...

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How about a Sentinel for your Flask Application?

4 febbraio 2015 - Fonte: http://nicolaiarocci.com
Flask-Sentinel is a OAuth2 Server implementation of the Resource Owner Password Credentials Grant pattern described in Section 1.3.3 of RFC 6749. It is powered by Flask-Oauthlib, Redis and MongoDB and is bundled as a Flask extension so it can be used to add OAuth2 capabilities to an existing application. So what is the Resource Owner […]...

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Why Microservices Matter

21 gennaio 2015 - Fonte: http://nicolaiarocci.com
In spite of being both a marketing spin and a link bait, Heroku article on Microservices does a pretty good job at explaining why microservices matter and, at a very high level, what challenges they pose. However, microservices aren’t a silver bullet, and they won’t make a sluggish IT organization fast. While individual services become […]...

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Better Pull Requests

16 gennaio 2015 - Fonte: http://nicolaiarocci.com
I am not a big fan of top tens but 10 Tips for Better Pull Requests is well worth reading. A good Pull Request involves more than just some code. In most cases, there’s one or more reviewer(s) involved, who will have to review your Pull Request in order to evaluate whether it’s a good […]...

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Announcing Eve-SQLAlchemy the official SQL extension for the Eve REST Framework

13 gennaio 2015 - Fonte: http://nicolaiarocci.com
Powered by SQLAlchemy and good intentions, Eve-SQLAlchemy is an official Eve extension which allows to effortlessly build and deploy highly customizable, fully featured RESTful Web Services with SQL backends. As with all Eve extensions, once installed with $ pip install eve-sqlalchemy using Eve-SQLAlchemy is very simple: from eve import Eve from eve_sqlalchemy import SQL app […]...

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How to: Add custom JeSuisCharlie header to API responses

12 gennaio 2015 - Fonte: http://nicolaiarocci.com
A lot of servers have been including a JeSuisCharlie header with their responses. If you haven’t already, try with Charlie Hebdo site itself: $ curl -I charliehebdo.fr Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:56:13 GMT Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1 Content-Length: 221 Connection: keep-alive Location: http://www.charliehebdo.fr/index.html Vary: Accept-Encoding X-Charlie-fr: Je suis toujours Charlie. X-Charlie-en: I am still Charlie. […]...

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