My Worldman Games Experience as a Tech Lead

Creating is awesome! When you help people with your creation - it is the best feeling in the world. So I was working on IT solutions for charity sport event called Worldman Games and want to share my experience (I briefly did it in my Instagram just after the event…

Test React Components In Isolation

So I found this cool library the other day - Storybook.js. It allows you to isolate your UI components and see how they look in certain cases (testing visually). I was so hooked up on the idea of adding it to my projects that I spent two days trying…

Set Up Your Own Mail Server And Fetch Messages Via Thunderbird

When I set up Postfix at work almost 1.5 years ago - it was the most basic setup without DKIM, SPF and other stuff developers now actually have to care about. But it worked and Zabbix sent mail via Postfix to my GMail account about problems (Google just marked…

Set Up OpenVPN To Get Access To Your Local Home Network

Sometimes when I experiment with something and need to forward some ports on router to test it - I wish I was at home to do so. But Igor, remote management exist in 2019? Yes, but no way I am exposing my router configuration GUI to the world. World is…

Evade Worker Timeout When There Is No Internet Connection

UPDATE: I found great requests-async library that I think can solve the problem, will make a post soon :)Music workers (Starlette app running via Gunicorn with Uvicorn workers) were catching timeouts every time I or somebody else accidentally cough around router and that made the whole microservice unstable as hell.…