Revisiting the Unix philosophy, continuous testing, Franz, Gitbase, Python, Linux, and more

Revisiting the Unix philosophy, continuous testing, Franz, Gitbase, Python, Linux, and more

Here's what we were reading last week.

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About the author

Rikki Endsley - Rikki Endsley is the Developer Program managing editor at Red Hat, and a former community architect and editor for In the past, she worked as the community evangelist on the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team at Red Hat; a freelance tech journalist; community manager for the USENIX Association; associate publisher of Linux Pro Magazine, ADMIN, and Ubuntu User; and as the managing editor of Sys Admin magazine and...