Over at MozMeao we are
using APScheduler to schedule the
execution of periodic tasks, like Django management tasks to clear sessions or
to fetch new job listings for Mozilla Careers website.
A couple of services provide monitoring of cron job execution
and DeadManSnitch. The idea is that you ping a URL
after the successful run of the cron job. If the service does not receive a ping
within a predefined time window then it triggers notifications to let you know.
With shell scripts this is as simple as running curl after your command:
On 24th of January we had the first Python meetup for 2017 as always
in Hackerspace.gr. Based on our typical setup we
started with two talks:
Myself, I kicked off the meetup with a Micropython
on ESP8266 talk. I started with
quick intros on Micropython and the ESP8266, moved to using the RERL over
Serial with minicom and ended spectacularly with blinking neopixels.
Spyros followed talking
about Nameco based microservices and
his Tweetmark project to save tweets
for later reading and do it in style. Moved on with a live demo and
successfully fixed the obligatory demo bug defeating …