Jon Boyce

Total 6 Posts

DevOpsDays Indianapolis Conference: A Detailed Summary

I am providing a summary of my experience at DevOpsDays Indianapolis. For more context, please visit their website: https://devopsdays.org/events/2019-indianapolis. The conference spanned three days, with one half day of training. On the first day, I had to choose between these options for training: Kubernetes Training by

AgileIndy, a developer's perspective

First, I want to give some background on myself and my relation to the Agile movement. I have read the manifesto, I have worked on teams that have used scrum, and have also worked on some teams that practiced Agile. However, AgileIndy was my first agile conference and my first

Prevent Signal/Slot memory leaks in python

When using Qt in python, any QObject with a connection to at least one of its signals is not eligible for garbage collection. This makes it very easy to have memory leaks when using dynamically created QWidgets. In order to not leak memory, you must disconnect any slots from all

Scripted Git Branch Deployment with Jenkins

When working with git, normally work is done on a branch then merged onto master. However, it is often desired or required that someone else take a look at it before putting it on master. The process of deploying your branch to a test environment is oftentimes manual / time consuming.

Stop Using Variables - Learning Through Constraints

My new year’s resolution for 2017 was to stop using variables. My goal was to force some learning by applying a constraint to my work. Over the course of the year, I attempted this while writing various types of code: Restful api endpoints – good. It felt quite natural to