a tumblelog
23 Nov 2019

A quick primer on dig

Dig is a DNS lookup utility developed by BIND which helps a lot while troubleshooting DNS issues (which are more common than you probably think #hugops). I use dig fairly often and thought to write an introductory guide on how you can use dig with some practical examples that’ll help you dig through DNS issues faster (sorry for the lame pun, couldn’t resist.)

Source: A quick primer on dig, an article by Karan Sharma.

What makes a programming exercise good?

I’ve been thinking about programming exercises lately, because I want to move into teaching people skills. But what makes a good programming exercise?

Source: What makes a programming exercise good?, an article by Julia Evans.