Looking for tips and deep dives on Linux, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux? Red Hat Developer has a wide range of content for you. These are some of our favorite and most popular articles, cheat sheets, and lessons to help you get the most out of Linux, along with underlying tools like GCC and Linux-based platforms like Docker:
Don't know where to get started in RHEL? This interactive lesson schools you in a series of must-know commands.
Modular Perl in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (Author: Petr Pisar)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux comes with modules, a packaging concept allowing system administrators to select the desired software from multiple packaged versions. Learn how to manage Perl as a module, as well as how to manage CPAN modules provided by Perl.
Intermediate Linux Cheat Sheet (Author: Alex Soto Bueno and Bob Reselman)
Ready to level up your Linux knowledge? This cheat sheet presents a collection of Linux commands and executables for developers and system administrators who want to move beyond the basics. You'll find tips on managing processes, users, and groups on Linux, as well as monitoring disk and network usage.
The state of static analysis in the GCC 12 compiler (Author: David Malcolm)
A new feature in the newest version of GCC will help programmers identify and fix two big potential problems: Variables that might have been set to the wrong values and objects that nobody has defined as ready to use.
An introduction to Linux bridging commands and features (Author: Hangbin Liu)
How can you use Linux to make a computer work like a switch—that is, a device that connects different devices? A Linux bridge allows machines to talk to each other even if they're on different internal networks. Learn how to use
ip link, the two commands for handling bridges, to build and fix networks.
Podman basics: Resources for beginners and experts
Podman is a tool for building containers that plays the same role as Docker and is mostly compatible with it. Developers getting started with Podman and those seeking more advanced information should take a deep dive into these resources.
Reduce the size of container images with DockerSlim (Author: Karan Singh)
Using Docker to package your application code together with its dependencies creates a container image. The smaller the container image is, the faster your application will spin up for the first time. But many container images are just too large! This article explains how you can make them smaller so they can load more quickly.
Podman basics cheat sheet (Author: Doug Tidwell)
With help from Podman, Buildah, and Skopeo, you can quickly create and manage rootless containers. This cheat sheet will help you master these tools.
Containers without docker | DevNation Tech Talk (Presenter: Cedric Clyburn)
How do you create and run containers without Docker? Red Hat Developer Advocate Cedric Clyburn talks about life after Docker and why containers are here to stay.
An easier way to generate PDFs from HTML templates (Author: Muhammad Edwin)
This article shows how to use an open source program,
wkhtmltopdf, to generate PDFs from HTML forms. The example uses Spring Boot, which simplifies Java application development, and Red Hat's Universal Base Images.
Extracting information from Python source code (Author: Fridolin Pokorny)
In Python, everything is a symbol—even words like "python" or "import." Invectio is a tool that lets you find all the symbols used or provided by a program. Using state-of-the-art static analysis and machine learning, Invectio can help you better understand software.
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- A developer's guide to using Kafka with Java, Part 1 (Author: Bob Reselman)
- How to debug stack frames and recursion in GDB (Author: Bruno Larsen)
- Is your Go application FIPS compliant? (Authors: Antonio Cardace and Sam Fowler)
- How to install command-line tools on a Mac (Author: Varsha Sharma)
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