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Disabling Smart Quotes in OSX

For as long as I’ve been a slack user I’ve long been annoyed by colleagues pasting me curl statements or SQL statements that contain smart quotes. While a curl will just fail, smart quotes in the wrong DB client can be extremely dangerous when it comes to SQL Of course […]

Python 2.7 EOL

Well it’s finally happened. Python 2.7 has gone end of life. This may not mean anything very immediately for you on your local servers, however this can post a problem with AWS Lambdas or other cloud platform functions. Fortunately Python has a remarkably easy solution for making this transition seamless. […]