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A Tour of the Kubernetes Source Code Part One: From kubectl to API Server

Kubernetes continues to experience explosive growth and software developers that are able to understand and contribute to the Kubernetes code base are in high demand. Learning the Kubernetes code base is not easy. Kubernetes is written Go which is a fairly new programming language and it has a large amount of source code. In this multi-part series of articles I will dig in and explain key portions of the Kubernetes code base and also explain the techniques I have used to help me understand the code.

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Let's Encrypt ACME Certificate Protocol Set for Standardization

The open-source Let’s Encrypt project has been an innovating force on the security landscape over the last several years, providing millions of free SSL/TLS certificates to help secure web traffic. Aside from the disruptive model of providing certificates for free, Let’s Encrypt has also helped to pioneer new technology to help manage and deliver certificates as well, including the Automated Certificate Management Environment (ACME).

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Linus Torvalds Explains How Linux Still Surprises and Motivates Him

Linus Torvalds took to the stage in China for the first time Monday at LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen China in Beijing. In front of a crowd of nearly 2,000, Torvalds spoke with VMware Head of Open Source Dirk Hohndel in one of their famous “fireside chats” about what motivates and surprises him and how aspiring open source developers can get started. Here are some highlights of their talk.

What’s surprising about Linux development

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