Tech Snacks by Passionate People

A recurring segment during our weekly company call (This week at Passionate People), is called "Tech Snacks" where we share some interesting tech updates, releases, blog posts and news from all across the web, curated specially for our team.

Passionate People Tech Snacks for Week 3, 2021

GitHub is fully available in Iran
All developers should be free to use GitHub, no matter where they live. At the same time, GitHub respects and abides by US law, which means government sanctions have limited our ability to provide developers
AWS networking error to blame for Slack's outage back in early Jan
And problems with Slack's infrastructure meant things got far, far worse from there.
A brief insight into the complexities of creating a new capability at the BBC
The BBC is committed to creating a truly personalised experience for everyone. We believe that a more personal BBC helps us build a deeper…
From 15,000 Database Connections to Under 100
DigitalOcean’s tech debt tale
Is your ISP killing your idle SSH sessions too?
Altair GraphQL Client
✨⚡️ A beautiful feature-rich GraphQL Client for all platforms. - imolorhe/altair
Nissan source code leaked online after Git repo misconfiguration
Nissan was allegedly running a Bitbucket Git server with the default credentials of admin/admin.
Securing Your GitHub Project
Recently I have been thinking and talking to other people about open source security. The more conversations I had, the more convinced I became that this is a very complex topic. It is full of nuance and conflicting opinions. It is also an area that is in need of guidance
Paper snowflake maker (Codepen)
Understanding Clip Path in CSS
An introduction about CSS clip-path, how it works, with example and use-cases.
Tailwind CSS WickedBlocks!
WICKEDBLOCKS are a growing collection of more than 120 layout blocks and components built with Tailwind CSS V2 ready to copy-paste on your Tailwind project.
Micro feedback loops as a way to maximize dev effectiveness
To be successful at digital transformation you need to optimize the key feedback loops in your software engineering organization

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