Issue 72 — June 29, 2016
A Guide to High Performance Browser Networking
A free-to-read book on what every web developer should know about mobile networks, protocols, and APIs provided by browsers to deliver the best user experience.
How Facebook Live Streams to 800,000 Simultaneous Viewers
A 45 minute video of two people exploding a watermelon peaked at over 800,000 simultaneous viewers, racking up over 300,000 comments. How does Facebook make this work in a stable fashion?
Scaling and Securing The Dropbox API
An interview with Leah Culver, Developer Advocate at Dropbox, and Chris Varenhorst, an early author of the Dropbox API covering lessons learned from launching, growing, and securing the Dropbox API.
Free eBook: Understanding the Docker Ecosystem
In this free eBook, we introduce the Docker Hub, Docker Engine, Kitematic, Docker Machine, Docker Swarm, Docker Compose, Docker Cloud, and Data Center. Learn what they are and how they work.
AWS Introduces Worldwide SMS Messaging Service
Amazon has introduced a new worldwide SMS messaging service based off of SNS. Any mobile number in over 200 countries can now be messaged directly.
5 Minutes Dabbling with Docker Distributed Application Bundles (DAB)
Distributed Application Bundles (DAB) is an experimental file format for bundling up the artifacts required to ship and deploy multi-container apps.
Docker's Plan to Dominate the Enterprise Data Center
Details from DockerCon 2016 on Docker’s plan to make containers the basic building block of the enterprise data center.
The New Stack
Improved Font Loading in WebKit
“Many web fonts are quite large, causing a long delay until the browser can use them. WebKit has mitigated this.”
Everything You Could Want to Know About The Referer Header
What is the Referer header and how can you control its presence (or lack thereof)? A handy resource for security-minded Web developers.
NGINX as a Reverse Proxy for Docker Swarm Clusters
How to use NGINX as a reverse proxy for load-balancing containerized HTTP apps running in a Swarm cluster.
Building Serverless Apps with Webtask.io
Webtask is Function-as-a-Service platform for building serverless apps. Learn how to build applications without worrying about servers, and common use-cases where serverless shines.
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AWS Opens New Asia Pacific Reigion in Mumbai, India
Amazon Elastic File System – Production-Ready in 3 Regions
EFS lets you create POSIX-compliant file systems and attach them to one or more of your EC2 instances via NFS.
Deis Workflow, the Open Source, Kubernetes-Native PaaS, is now officially GA
Whether you’re completely new to Kubernetes, or already an expert, Deis Workflow is a great choice for production deployments. Go from code to cloud in seconds with Kubernetes and Deis Workflow.
Creating A Scalable API with Microservices and Google Container Engine
Analyzing Network Traffic with Julia
How Julia can be used to analyze static libpcap format capture files containing IP traffic.
Remote Debugging Azure Web Apps from Visual Studio
Container Monitoring: Top Docker Metrics to Watch
Intercepting SSL And HTTPS Traffic with mitmproxy and SSLsplit
Vladimir Zakharevich and Martin Rakhmanov
Building A System That Never Stops: New Relic At Scale
Matthew Flaming from New Relic on what it takes to (continuously) rebuild a system that can never stop.
O'Reilly Velocity Conference
Scaling Agile Development At Spotify
Juan Manuel Serruya
Rethinking When to Scale Your Servers
“traffic is latency not throughput, therefore scaling should occur when latency levels are unacceptable”
JSON Web Tokens (JWT) vs Sessions
5 Ways to Not Mess Up Microservices in Production
DreamFactory 2.2 released, includes important API changes
Our API automation platform keeps getting better with new streamlined commercial packages.
TOU: Transport-Level Protocols in User Space
“allows any transport-layer protocol (such as TCP or SCTP) to be packaged up and carried within a stream of UDP packets”
ipTools: Free, Online Network Testing Tools
ping, traceroute, port check, WHOIS, and more.
dockerweb: Connect A Browser to A Docker Container
Proof of concept for attaching a Web-based terminal to a Docker container.
Passive TCP/IP Geo-Location Demo
Interesting proof of concept doing geolocation by passive monitoring TCP/IP round trip times.