Learn to use strace - a powerful microscope for peering into a program's interactions with the operating system.
Have you ever gone to start a local development server, only to have it complain that the port is already taken? In this episode you'll learn about how to use …
A little history lesson about computer text formats
Resource limits don't always have to be hard. Today we'll see how to put fuzzy handcuffs on a process.
Sometimes child processes can get unruly. Today we'll learn how to impose some discipline, using resource limits.
Starting processes is one thing. Keeping track of them after they've started is another.
With the FFI Gem, building wrappers for C libraries is easier than ever. This episode gives a brief overview of building the beginnings of a Ruby interface to the Linux …