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  1. Page requests to the metal - Backend - What happens on the server

    There's a large number of steps of abstraction in the modern web stack. Let's follow through everything that happens in between submitting a form to a very "simple" web app that adds together two numbers from the form. This part focuses on the backend portion of the stack.


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  2. Page requests to the metal - frontend

    There's a large number of steps of abstraction in the modern web stack. Let's follow through everything that happens in between submitting a form to a very "simple" web app that adds together two numbers from the form. This part focuses on the frontend.


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  3. Page requests to the metal - hardware level

    There's a large number of steps of abstraction in the modern web stack. Let's follow through everything that happens in between submitting a form to a very "simple" web app that adds together two numbers from the form. This part focuses on the way in which this happens in hardware on the chips themselves.


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  4. Page requests to the metal - introduction

    There's a large number of steps of abstraction in the modern web stack. Let's follow through everything that happens in between submitting a form to a very "simple" web app that adds together two numbers from the form.


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  5. Page requests to the metal - Network stack - From frontend to backend

    There's a large number of steps of abstraction in the modern web stack. Let's follow through everything that happens in between submitting a form to a very "simple" web app that adds together two numbers from the form. This part focuses on the Network stack which connects the frontend to the backend in our web app.


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  6. Debloating

    A practical example of why debloating is a good way to reduce the vulnerability surface.


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  7. Running pip as a Python module

    Since Python 3.4 you have been able to run pip as though it were a Python module, this actually prevents a variety of annoying issues from occurring.


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  8. Daylight savings transition tonight

    I'm currently in Australia and daylight savings starts tonight. Will your system handle this? Do you need manual intervention?


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  9. Falsehoods people believe about Australian time zones

    Here's various falsehoods I've heard about Australian time zones over the years.


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