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What You Need to Read This Week
Bottle: Python Web Framework
The Ruby-based Sinatra framework’s simplicity has inspired a litany of clones on other languages. If Python is your thing and this kind of framework interests you, check out Bottle, a single-file mini web framework.
Replication, atomicity and order in distributed systems
By Alex Feinberg, afeinberg.github.com
Alex Feinberg starts a series on distributed computing, laying the groundwork for understanding if your problems can be solved by distributing computing principles and if the benefits outweigh the costs.
Creating a Query DSL using Clojure and MongoDB
By Christopher Maier, christophermaier.name
Christopher Maier explains how MongoDB’s map-based query language can be utilized for a Clojure-based DSL you can use to make querying easier.
Build your own operating system
By Daniel Himmelein, himmele.blogspot.com
Have you ever thought that Mac OS X, Linux and Windows just weren’t good enough for you and you wanted to tackle writing your own OS? If you have, start with Daniel Himmelein’s overview of what it takes to learn everything you need to learn to build the operating system of your dreams.