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Kurt McKee

lessons learned in production.

  • By Kurt McKee
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Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2022 6
2023 5
2024 0

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Revitalizing stalled open source projects
I recently encountered an open source project that hadn't received updates for a while. The issue tracker had ~200 open issues, ~70 open pull requests, and CI was partially failing. It's not uncommon for projects …
On , by Kurt McKee, 1,943 words
Test suite performance: Build wheels to go faster
Python test suites on Windows typically run very slowly on my computer. For one of my projects, though, I noticed that setting up the test environment took significantly longer than executing the tests: py311: OK …
On , by Kurt McKee, 792 words
dotbot-firefox 1.1.0
I'm pleased to announce that dotbot-firefox 1.1.0 is now available! This release adds support for Python 3.12, and also supports profiles created by Firefox Flatpak for Linux.
On , by Kurt McKee, 29 words