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Scaling Firefox Development Workflows

May 16, 2018 at 04:10 PM

One of the central themes of my time at Mozilla has been my pursuitof making it easier to contribute to and hack on Firefox.I vividly...

Revisiting Using Docker

May 16, 2018 at 01:45 PM

When Docker was taking off like wildfire in 2013, I was caught up in theexcitement like everyone else. I remember knowing of the existenceof LXC...

Release of python-zstandard 0.9

April 09, 2018 at 09:30 AM

I have just releasedpython-zstandard 0.9.0. You caninstall the latest release by running pip install zstandard==0.9.0.Zstandard is a highly tunable and thereforeflexible compression algorithm with support...

High-level Problems with Git and How to Fix Them

December 11, 2017 at 10:30 AM

I have a... complicated relationship with Git.When Git first came onto the scene in the mid 2000's, I was initiallyskeptical because of its horrible user...

Good Riddance to AUFS

December 08, 2017 at 03:00 PM

For over a year, AUFS - a layering filesystem for Linux - has beengiving me fits.AsI initially measured last year,AUFS has... suboptimal performance characteristics. The...