Let’s go for my web review for the week 2021-42.

Facebook Plans to Rebrand Company With New Name, Verge Says

Tags: tech, facebook, business

Lipstick on a pig as they say. :-)

Software Freedom Conservancy files lawsuit against California TV manufacturer Vizio Inc. for GPL violations

Tags: legal, free-software, compliance

Important lawsuit, let’s hope it goes through.

Jira: Razor Blades?

Tags: tech, agile, jira

With the amount of time I spent with this particular beast I have to agree. It can be used well of course, but it’s designed in a way that makes it very hard to use properly at all.

How to win at CORS -

Tags: tech, http, cors

Very extensive post about CORS. This is fairly complete and shows how quickly it can become complicated.

Hexagonal Architecture in Java Simplified

Tags: tech, java, architecture

Simple illustration of that software architecture pattern in Java

ELF dynamic linking: a brief introduction

Tags: tech, linking, elf

Very nice introduction on the topic. This is a recommended read.

pyinstrument - pyinstrument 4.0.4 documentation

Tags: tech, python, profiling

Another profiler for Python which looks interesting.

Python stands to lose its GIL, and gain a lot of speed | InfoWorld

Tags: tech, python, multithreading

This could be a game changer for a future Python 4.

Tests aren’t enough: Case study after adding type hints to urllib3 —

Tags: tech, python, type-systems, mypy

This explains quite well why I liked to have type information in my code bases. This also shows a few interesting bits of mypy use.

Simple Product Management Tricks - Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tags: product-management, automation

Interesting tips for musing a bit in product management. I especially like the tip about playbooks instead of automation.

How to get useful answers to your questions

Tags: product-management, requirements

Very important skill indeed…

Bye for now!