systemd is a pretty great way to schedule cron like tasks using Linux. In the past, I’ve used everything from cron to full blown distributed task scheduling systems. For my latest project (kickdb.com), I had been using a pretty hacky combo of tmux, while, and sleep on a tiny…
Elasticsearch has a really nifty feature called
function_score that allows you to modify the scores of documents. It took me a while to figure out the exact syntax of
function_score, so I’m sharing it here.
I’ve been working on React/Redux apps for about a year. I wish I knew these things when I started.
Looking back, these things should have been obvious to me. But they weren’t. I feel dumb. Don’t be dumb. Learn from my mistakes.