TermFunk: Bridging the gap between Python and the terminal

If you have been a systems engineer or sysadmin for some time you have probably written and gathered a collection of shell scripts to solve your day to day chores. Shell is a powerful language but (arguably) it's syntax is arcane and scripts can become hard to read and maintain once they grow in size and logic.

TermFunk is a lightweight framework to organize, access and execute Python code from the terminal. Its aim is to bridge the gap between Python and your terminal by removing all the necessary boilerplate to access functions and their arguments using auto-completion.

In this article we will create a CLI tool to validate JSON and YAML files using Python and TermFunk.

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Processing webhook events using Wishbone Part 1: Accept and validate

Many service providers offer webhooks as a means to integrate their service into another system. Webhooks are basically a form of callbacks which can be used to trigger functionality somewhere else. In the case of webhooks this is usually done by submitting some sort structured data like JSON into a http service. In this article we will cover how you can accept and validate JSON based webhook events using Wishbone.

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Anything to MQTT

In this blog post I would like to demonstrate the how easy it is to setup a Wishbone server which allows you to send data from bash to a MQTT broker.

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