Today I Learned

Try Full Docker Environment in Browser for a Limited Time (4hr)

Docker Playground Came across this little web service Docker Playground, spinning up a full Docker environment took only seconds. Hardware and System Info $ uname -a Linux node1 4.4.0-1035-aws #44-Ubuntu SMP Tue Sep 12 17:27:47 UTC 2017 x86_64 Linux $ lshw -short H/W path Device Class Description =============================================== system HVM domU /0 bus Motherboard /0/0 memory 96KiB BIOS /0/1 processor Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2670 v2 @ 2.50GHz /0/2 processor CPU /0/3 processor CPU /0/4 processor CPU /0/5 processor CPU /0/6 processor CPU /0/7 processor CPU /0/8 processor CPU /0/9 memory System Memory /0/9/0 memory 16GiB DIMM RAM /0/9/1 memory 16GiB DIMM RAM /0/9/2 memory 16GiB DIMM RAM /0/9/3 memory 13GiB DIMM RAM /0/9/4 memory 16GiB DIMM RAM /0/9/5 memory 16GiB DIMM RAM /0/9/6 memory 16GiB DIMM RAM /0/9/7 memory 13GiB DIMM RAM /0/a memory 96KiB BIOS /0/b processor CPU /0/c processor CPU /0/d processor CPU /0/e processor CPU /0/f processor CPU /0/10 processor CPU /0/11 processor CPU /0/12 processor CPU /0/13 memory System Memory /0/14 memory /0/15 memory /0/100 bridge 440FX - 82441FX PMC [Natoma] /0/100/1 bridge 82371SB PIIX3 ISA [Natoma/Triton II] /0/100/1.
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Markdown-like UML Scripting with VSCode within Markdown document

Documenting API flow is best when coupled with UML. There exists more than a dozen tools, special IDE, web apps: turn your UML script into beautiful visual presentation. Most of the time you will end with the classic scenario: Write UML script Save Export as png, or PDF With VScode Mermaid Preview it’s never been easier writing your UML script embedded within your Markdown document. It’s built on top of Mermaid.
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Enabling Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) on your npm account

4 days ago, npm published a blog about protecting your account with 2FA. I’m a user of Google Authenticator [1], [2] and YubiKey - so it was just perfect timing. To enable 2FA on your profile, you need to install the beta release of npm client: $> npm install npm@next -g and follow the rest of the instruction here: https://docs.npmjs.com/getting-started/using-two-factor-authentication

Ubuntu WSL

Today I learned that I can install Ubuntu or Suse Linux, straight from Windows App Store. I might have missed the opportunity which was announced 4 months ago Notes This is my first post of “Today I Learned” series of mini-blog: a mixed of tips, resources or anything. I spent at least 8 hours in front of the screen - coding and always learning.