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How To Minimize Risks When Releasing Software In High-Load Environments

  • Posted on: 20 March 2024
  • By: admin

One of the most critical challenges in software development is providing users with updates and new features without causing any hiccups or downtime. Many development teams used to plan deployments for times throughout the night or during the day when users were least likely to be accessing the applications. Easy-to-find deployment windows are no longer relevant since customers want cloud-based, round-the-clock environments accessible in all time zones. Fortunately, blue-green and canary deployment configurations are popular strategies that avoid risks and downtime almost wholly.

Google Apps Script for Converting Google Spreadsheet to Google Form

  • Posted on: 23 January 2021
  • By: admin

Please consider the following problem. We have some kind of questions bank which we stored in spreadsheet like Excel or anything similar. One day, we want to create an online quiz with Google Form based on the questions bank we had. How can we generate the online quiz in easy and fast way? By using Google Apps Script we can automate the task of converting the questions from Google Spreadsheet into Google Form. The script will generate the final Google Form which we can use and share to our respondents later.

Working With Fluxbox In Linux Mint Cinnamon 19

  • Posted on: 23 June 2019
  • By: admin

Recently, I tried to find out the alternatives of how to make my Linux Mint 19 (Tara) Cinnamon Edition to be more lightweight. There are some options such as installing the light Desktop Environment (DE) such as Xfce, LXDE, or LXQt. Those DEs are bundled with their specific applications such as file managers, text editors, etc. which will also be installed. Therefore, there will be duplication of applications for each task in my system which I don't prefer. So, my decision fall to installing Fluxbox. It's only a window manager and I just have the available applications from Mint to use.


Extracting Road Networks From OpenStreetMap

  • Posted on: 2 January 2018
  • By: admin

OpenStreetMap is a very good crowdsourcing map application. It has a cool feature which tag the road in the map by its type. That feature enable us to identify the type of road such as main road, pedestrian road, living street, etc. Besides that, we can also use that feature to extract only the road part from the map. This can be useful when we want to build a routing system which need the road part only.