More Comprehensive Tracebacks in Python

Python has great exception-handling with nice traceback messages that can help debug issues with your code. Here’s an example of a typical traceback message: I usually read these from the bottom-up to zero-in on the issue. Here I can see that my program is trying to pop the last item off a list called parsed_line,Continue reading “More Comprehensive Tracebacks in Python”

Tools of the Trade for Security Systems Engineers in 2020

As we begin a new decade I thought it would be cool to see how the tools of the trade for pre-sales Systems Engineers in the network security field have changed and which tools the SE’s SE will need to be proficient with in 2020.

Bringing the Unix Philosophy to the 21st Century

Try the jc web demo! Do One Thing Well The Unix philosophy of using compact expert tools that do one thing well and pipelining them together to manipulate data is a great idea and has worked well for the past few decades. This philosophy was outlined in the 1978 Foreward to the Bell System TechnicalContinue reading “Bringing the Unix Philosophy to the 21st Century”