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ThoughtWorks embraces the individuality of the people in the organization and hence the opinions expressed in the blogs may contradict each other and also may not represent the opinions of ThoughtWorks.
Every now and then I find myself wanting to import a CSV file into Neo4j and I always get confused with how to handle the various null values that can lurk within. Let’s start with an example that doesn’t have a CSV file in sight. Consider the following list and my attempt to only return […]
Last week we ran our first online meetup for several years and I wanted to wanted to analyse the stats that YouTube lets you download for an event. The file I downloaded looked like this: $ cat ~/Downloads/youtube_stats_pW9boJoUxO0.csv Video IDs:, pW9boJoUxO0, Start time:, Wed Feb 15 08:57:55 2017, End time:, Wed Feb 15 10:03:10 2017 […]
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#ContinuousIntegration infra is cheaper for pre-merge-to-master/trunk checking of individual commits than post (everything else the same).— Paul Hammant (@paul_hammant) February 10, 2017
Twitter Survey Results:
That’s right Twitter intelligentsia, CI infrastructure to verify individual commits before they land in trunk master (assuming some team intention to be close to Trunk Based Development - TBD) is cheaper to run than infra to run CI verifications post-commit. It all comes down to one factor: where there is a need for the build to be faster than the peak interval between commits/pushes or not.
Benji Weber on Twitter again with a pithy coin:
Is there a name for when abbreviations become commonly used to mean the oppposite of their expansion?— Benji Weber (@benjiweber) February 13, 2017
CI => Continuous Isolation
REST => RPC
Teams with multiple active branches in source control are practicing Continuous Isolation not Continuous Integration.
This isn’t a modern thought. Extreme Programming (XP) set it out that way. Martin Fowler and Matt Foemel gave it a paper too. Just like that - the intention was one branch for the whole team, and a bunch of choreograhy to land a…