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Benjamin Oakes

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Hi, I'm Ben Oakes and this is my geek blog. Currently, I'm a Ruby/JavaScript Developer at Liaison. Previously, I was a Developer at Continuity and Hedgeye, a Research Assistant in the Early Social Cognition Lab at Yale University and a student at the University of Iowa. I also organize TechCorridor.io, ICRuby, OpenHack Iowa City, and previously organized NewHaven.rb. I have an amazing wife named Danielle Oakes.

linkerd: Resilient service mesh for cloud native apps

by Ben

Resilient service mesh for cloud native apps

linker-d is a transparent proxy that adds service discovery, routing, failure handling, and visibility to modern software applications

Source: linkerd

Google Code joins the march to the Google Graveyard

by Ben

Google to close Google Code open source project hosting | Ars Technica.

Google Code is to join the long list of Google projects that have been consigned to the dustbin of history. The open source project hosting service will no longer be accepting new project submissions as of today, will no longer be accepting updates to existing projects from August 24, and will be closed entirely on January 25, 2016.

Now’s the time to find a new home for any projects you still have on Google Code. If you depend on any projects that are only on Google Code, make sure you have a plan, especially if it’s not a well-maintained project. Downloading a tarball now might save a lot of pain later.