Pycon Thailand 2019

PyCon Thailand 2019

Website: https://th.pycon.org/en Talks: http://yt.vu/c/UCtHekbmBXtp5AYSVARFQQiw (to be uploaded) It is the first conference I ever attended, my first foreign trip, and the first opportunity to give a talk. In short, it was an incredible and unforgettable experience for me. Positives Friendly, energetic and very helpful people.Perfect venue: easy to reach technology park with dedicated rooms for conferences and similar programs.A crowd…

KubeCon 2019

This was my first time at a KubeCon conference. This year it was held in Barcelona with over 7.5k attendees! The conference was held at Gran Via which is a huge place. It consists of 8 huge halls and 3 of them were used for KubeCon. It could take you up to 15 minutes of walking from one talk to…

Robust REST APIs with Pyramid

It's almost a year since we started working on a new project: WooCart. Up until that point, all our projects were "backend-monoliths", i.e. the backend rendered all necessary HTML and served it to the user. Some templates had some jQuery or Vue.js sprinkled on top, but that was about as far as we were willing to go with interactive interfaces.…

The Many Faces of AI Powered Marketing

This month I went to DigiMarCon in New York. I expected it to be a much bigger conference with more people, more talks to choose from and actual workshops. It was far from that but is a good conference to attend if it’s near you. I want to share here and expand on some AI marketing examples that I took…

Why everyone at Niteo loves checklists

At Niteo we love using checklists. We think they're great because they: are easy to follow,remind you about the critical things that need doing,anyone can lead a meeting if they have a checklist. We use checklists for Sprint Planning and Sprint Retrospectives: We use checklists for User Story Expectations (aka Acceptance Criteria): We use checklists for onboarding: ... and offboarding:…

Why we are backing Earnest Capital

I always had a vision for Niteo to grow into a factory of sane startups. A combination of internal spin-offs, an accelerator, and a VC fund. But with the emphasis on longevity rather than growth rate and unicorns. A little over a year ago in Lisbon, I had a very long evening conversation about the same topic with Tyler, a…

Staging like it’s 2019

The What Here at Niteo we’ve been delivering continuously since about 2011. We started with home-grown fabric scrips that used cron to run svn update && bin/supervisorctl restart every 15 minutes. A lot has changed since then, namely, we’re now running our projects on Pyramid instead of Plone (Plone is great if your problem-space is CMS, but as a more…