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17twenty / WorkingRemote.md
Created Jul 24, 2019
Top tips for working remotely
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Be as available as possible This is probably the best piece of advice I received from a friend prior to starting my new job. Things move quickly back at the home office, and since you’re not there, there’s a built-in delay for someone wishing to communicate with you.

If it always takes hours for someone to get your ear for just a minute, you’ll build a reputation as someone who’s “never around”–even if only subconsciously–among your coworkers.

As a remote employee, you have to work harder at being available to avoid the impression that you’re never available.

Strive to build a reputation as someone who is quick to respond. Be eager to hear the latest developments on projects so that you’re never out of sync with everyone else in your office.

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17twenty / readme.md
Created Jul 22, 2019
Using golang-migrate AKA mattes/migrate with Docker, Postgres and creating new schemas.
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Using golang-migrate AKA mattes/migrate with Docker, Postgres and creating new schemas.

Prerequisites

We use the golang-migrate tool (formerly known as mattes/migrate) - build it with postgres support.

$ go get -v -u -tags 'postgres' github.com/golang-migrate/migrate/cli
$ migrate -h
Usage: migrate OPTIONS COMMAND [arg...]
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17twenty / testing.go
Created Aug 15, 2018
Make your life easier by copying these into your Golang tests package
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import (
"fmt"
"path/filepath"
"runtime"
"reflect"
"testing"
)
// assert fails the test if the condition is false.
func assert(tb testing.TB, condition bool, msg string, v ...interface{}) {
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17twenty / readme.md
Last active Aug 9, 2018
Getting Oracle Enterprise in a Container AND installing client libraries
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Team member was fighting trying to get a docker container for Oracle setup on his Mac as there's a lot of confusing and conflicting information out there. This was tried and tested!

You will need to aquire access to the container via the standard Oracle data grab here.

$ docker login
Login with your Docker ID to push and pull images from Docker Hub. If you don't have a Docker ID, head over to https://hub.docker.com to create one.
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17twenty / 1_kubernetes_on_macOS.md
Created Jun 18, 2018 — forked from kevin-smets/1_kubernetes_on_macOS.md
Local Kubernetes setup on macOS with minikube on VirtualBox and local Docker registry
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Requirements

Minikube requires that VT-x/AMD-v virtualization is enabled in BIOS. To check that this is enabled on OSX / macOS run:

sysctl -a | grep machdep.cpu.features | grep VMX

If there's output, you're good!

Prerequisites

View sigdemo.go
package main
import (
"fmt"
"log"
"os"
"os/signal"
"strconv"
"syscall"
)
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17twenty / bash_profile
Last active Oct 3, 2018
My bash_profile for MacOS
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if [ -f /usr/local/etc/bash_completion ]; then
. /usr/local/etc/bash_completion
fi
PS1='\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]\$ '
unset color_prompt force_color_prompt
# If this is an xterm set the title to user@host:dir
case "$TERM" in
xterm*|rxvt*)
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17twenty / gupdate.sh
Created Oct 13, 2017
Update all git repos in a directory
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#!/usr/bin/env bash
# Store PWD (could use pushd/popd but meh)
CUR_DIR=$(pwd)
echo -e "\n\033[1mPulling in latest changes for all repositories...\033[0m\n"
# Find all git repositories and update to master
for i in $(find . -name ".git" | cut -c 3-); do
echo "";
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17twenty / demo.go
Created Sep 19, 2017
Simple demo of setting up the usage preamble
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package main
import (
"flag"
"fmt"
"os"
"path"
)
var (
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17twenty / docker-compose.yml
Created Sep 14, 2017
As a way to get Zookeeper / Kafka AND Kafka Manager working together in docker compose...
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version: '2'
services:
zookeeper:
hostname: zookeeper
image: wurstmeister/zookeeper
ports:
- "2181:2181"
kafka:
hostname: kafka
image: wurstmeister/kafka:0.9.0.0-1
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