Yesterday we finally went full GA (Generally Available) with DataStax Astra. For the quick TLDR think of it as Apache Cassandra that you can spin up as a service and use in about a minute. I, as I wrote about some months ago, joined the engineering team to help build out the system! I quickly got to reconnoitering the role and working toward build out of features, which now are available to you!
I’ve worked with Python almost entirely from the maintenance programmer perspective. That is, I take other code written already, make edits, add features, and then redeploy it. I’ve created exactly zero greenfield applications in Python. That changes today however, with the creation of the didactic-engine-flask app! I’m creating this app with the purpose of covering the topics needed to get a good reference application built with Python using Flask. This will be one of many posts, each stand alone in intent. With that overarching goal in mind, time to get coding.
Here’s a talk Cedrick Lunven (who I have the fortune of working with!) about creating API’s for your database, your … More
Recently I did a series for New Relic on three frameworks, both for APIs and web apps. I titled it … More
Ah, part 2! If you’re looking for part 1, click this link. Review: In the last blog entry I went … More