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Sherlock - a sandbox environment provisioning tool for your integration testing pipeline in Azure

One of my primary focuses these days is developing Azure support for Red Hat’s Ansible (if you are unfamiliar with Ansible, check it out. It is a great tool for DevOps and configuration management)...

Installing Python's cryptography package on Fedora Linux

I was recently wrestling with pip install cryptography on Fedora 25. I had followed the cryptography documentations and installed the referenced dependencies. But even so, I was still receiving a g...

Module Import Precedence in Python

I was recently troubleshooting a module import issue that was causing me to wonder how exactly Python determines which module to import. The background story there is I had pip install’d a module i...

Use Azure Blob Storage for Remote Terraform State

If you aren’t yet familiar with Terraform, I highly recommend you check it out for some extremely amazing DevOps; specifically around Infrastructure as Code (IaC). One of the things that Terraform...

Custom build logic post git push with Azure App Service and Kudu for a Node.js web app

Yesterday I was wrestling with this one, and with a bit of help from David Ebbo (twitter: @davidebbo) I was able to get this solution. Technical areas Node.js web app Azure App Service Con...

The easy (and nice) way to do CLI apps in Python

There are a few ways to do the command-line app thing in Python. I’ve done these few ways, and some of them have their pain-points and annoyances. So I reached out to the community to find what the...