Building a Task Queue with Celery and Redis

The more microservices you have the more you need asynchronous messaging between the microservices or scheduled jobs or background tasks. Background tasks are good for many reasons; lifting off the heavy load from specific microservices, run stateless jobs and scheduled tasks, asynchronous messaging etc… But failed background tasks -true to its name- can go unnoticed if you do not set up a proper monitoring or a highly available system. So you need those tasks (in short) to be fast, highly available and easy to manage....

June 29, 2021 · 7 min

Creating a Boilerplate & Tips on a Better Repo

In the intensive times at work, most of us don’t have time or energy to bother with the little details on the coding standards. But sometimes these things that we avoid chase us. When we finally end up with a spagetti code or deploying issues or environment management issues, then we take action to fix these stuff. These issues can be reduced drastically from the beginning of the projects. I will share some basic and easily applicable tips for project structure and boilerplates....

June 28, 2021 · 8 min
Phases of an eclipse

Docker Multi-Stage Builds

Building a Docker image with ordinary quality is quite simple. Pull an image, copy your app into the container, install the dependencies and run your program. If you’re thinking beyond just successfully ‘running’ the program, you’re at the right place. We are going to dive into the details of our image contents, reduce build time, run tests before creating the image, add functionality to Dockerfile, and ultimately create better Docker images....

January 23, 2021 · 7 min

How to Profile a Python Program

Python is designed to accelerate software development. It allows you to build your dream project swiftly. Mostly you will get enough performance from Python, however, you can expect a decent amount of decrease in performance when your project gets larger and complicated. Therefore, you will probably encounter scaling problems and large costs at some point. It’s okay though. After you manage to complete your project, you can start to apply optimizations....

January 9, 2021 · 6 min