Category: Tech

Niteo IRL#10

  Published on 2022/08/01

 By Bjørnar Myrheim

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Man… I can’t believe it has been two and a half years since I was abroad. The last time was actually IRL#8 in Bangkok, Thailand. A global pandemic and Japan’s strict border control sure made it difficult for an expat to go traveling. This time, though, the stars had aligned and I was once again […]

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PyCon.IT 2022

  Published on 2022/06/26

  Last updated on 2022/06/27

 By Neyts Zupan

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At the beginning of the month, I made a quick road trip down to Florence for this year’s edition of PyCon Italia. I try to never miss a chance for a conference I can *drive* to, and Tuscany is just such an awesome place to visit, it really was a no-brainer. The organizers have been […]

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OceanSprint 2022

  Published on 2022/06/09

 By Neyts Zupan

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The mind has not yet completely recovered from all the brain explosions that happened during OceanSprint 2021, and I was already planning the next one. I’ve never organized two sprints so close to each other, but it worked out great! Domen and I knew exactly what we were getting into, most of the vendors we […]

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How we spent $980,000 on a failed SaaS project

  Published on 2022/05/23

  Last updated on 2022/06/08

 By Dejan Murko

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Three months after we closed the sale of WooCart, our project that was gonna “make it big”, I am ready to review the full financial consequences of our failure: $700k loss.

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Standing on the shoulders of giants

  Published on 2022/02/25

 By Gasper Vozel

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Whether we know it or not, we build things based on the work done before us. This is true in every aspect of life, and programming is no different. Every few weeks, we (at Niteo) have a developer session where we (developers at Niteo) talk about new things we learned, cool libraries/tools we discovered, etc.Last […]

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Nix build on a diet

  Published on 2022/02/13

  Last updated on 2022/05/09

 By Neyts Zupan

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At Niteo, we are using nix-shell to build isolated development and production environments. We deploy production as a Docker image on Heroku. Recently, I’ve noticed that Pareto Security dashboard app deployments have been very slow. Almost 10 minutes, even more on a busy afternoon. Most of the time was spent in copying files around, as […]

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Sprints are back!

  Published on 2021/12/17

 By Neyts Zupan

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Back in early 2010’s, “sprints” were how I lived. Week-long events, in random places around the World, hacking on open source. From offices in European cities, to lake sides, castles and saunas. It’s where I met some of my best friends, where I got business for Niteo’s agency side. It’s where I learned more than […]

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Deploying +100 servers with GitHub Actions

  Published on 2021/09/24

 By Gasper Vozel

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Last year we decided to replace our Ubuntu servers with NixOS. We were still on Ubuntu 14.04, so we also had to upgrade all the services and tools, including PHP, MySQL, HAProxy, etc. As you can imagine, this was a lot of work, and you might be asking yourself, “why didn’t you just upgrade Ubuntu?” […]

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Concurrency in Go

  Published on 2021/09/20

 By Gasper Vozel

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Concurrency in Go is an extensive topic, and we won’t cover all the things in this post. There are tons of articles and several books that cover concurrency in depth. The goal of this post is to cover topics between basic and advance. We’ll cover the usage of sync.WaitGroup and channels. Those two things combined […]

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  Published on 2021/04/01

  Last updated on 2021/04/04

 By Bjørnar Myrheim

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Earlier this year, on one of our half-yearly IRL’s, we had a discussion about whether or not we should proceed with a massive upgrade…

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