Which CSS Preprocessor Should You Choose?
With the growing number of CSS Preprocessors
like LESS, Sass, Turbine, Stylus andSwith CSS to name a few, it's hard
to decide which to choose for your project, and which will provide the best
Rather than focus on evaluating every CSS Preprocessor (that would simply
take too long), we will focus on the two most commonly used in the industry:
Sass and LESS. We will provide a comparison on important deciding factors,
like installation, features, and similarities & differences, to help you
decide which is the best choice.
Before we begin comparing... If you don't know much about CSS Preprocessors,
I would recommend you first read this article: Ten Reasons You Should be
Using a CSS Preprocessor to understand how they can make your life easier.
Let's start with the first fundamental step, installation.... (more)
Shared Services: The Unicorn Every DevOps Is Looking For
In my hunt for the mysterious DevOps practice, I've been let down. DevOps are
hard to find. When you find them, they do not exactly do what you think they
should do. Some DevOps teams only execute on automation for dev; while others
are operations folks with a new name; and still others are internal
consultants helping operations and developers (but not actually doing the
In my DevOps scavenger hunt I have identified a new type of creature: shared
services (aka the unicorn)
What I have learned about this mysterious ... (more)
Log data is a powerful resource being overlooked by businesses. The value
that may be hidden in the data is so large, it is borderline reckless not
to manage your log data. The main reason this is occurring, is because the
beneficiaries of this information are often the end business users, who
couldn't tell you the difference between a log and a blog. So there is no
urgency to invest in a solution.
This is where I step in, if you are in DevOps, software engineering, system
administration, etc and want your company to invest in a log management
solution; this is the article to sh... (more)
You are on top of your game. You have a log analysis tool churning logs from
all your applications and infrastructure. And now that you have data (LOTS
and lots of data...), you are able to understand your infrastructure better
than you ever did before. You might even build a dashboard or two that tells
you what is going on with your IOPS and utilization, at a glance.
But when it comes time to explain system status or configurations to everyone
else in the organization you get stuck. Stuck and frustrated that your time
is being taken away from tasks that need to get done.
Did you... (more)
Logentries new Aggregated Live Tail provides effortless, real-time
visibility that you cannot get anywhere else...and is a joy to use (and I
cant say the same about carrying a cat by its tail - for so many reasons).
For those of you not familiar with our existing Live Tail view, Aggregated
Live Tail is a simple, elegant and powerful product enhancement that enables
you to now select and monitor multiple live logs streaming into Logentries.
All events are visible in real-time in a combined view of your log events
as they happen. This allows users to monitor multiple streams of da... (more)