Migrating from IronWorkers to AWS ElasticBeanstalk

For running applications based on messages, we need an efficient and reliable background infrastructure. Iron.io’s IronWorker fulfilled those needs for quite a long time with affordable cost. As time progressed, our needs for higher reliability increased but the costs for a private iron cluster were prohibitive. When we started to have a feeling that IronWorker … Read more

Github Security : Enable GPG verification

Recently while working with one of OpenSource project I have found that one of the contributor’s key/access to the GitHub has been compromised.  You can’t imagine that differentiating the unauthorized commits was so tedious and hasty. Since then every contributor of the project has enabled GPG key verification on their accounts. This helped to monitor unauthorized commits to the repositories. Here’s how everyone configured GPG key verification for their commits.

For Mac users download GPG Suite and install it. It has nice UI with which you can generate GPG key or you can follow steps below commands for generating and exporting the GPG keys

Generate GPG key

gpg --gen-key

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OSX – Fix Git Vulnerability

As described in the post here all git versions below 2.7.1 are vulnerable for Remote code execution under CVE-2016-2324 and CVE-2016-2315.

Check for git version

    $ git --version
    git version 2.6.4 (Apple Git-63)

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Public key for google chrome in Fedora 21

While updaing your system Fedora you might have received this problem

$sudo yum update

warning: /var/cache/yum/x86_64/21/google-chrome/packages/google-chrome-stable-42.0.2311.135-1.x86_64.rpm: Header V4 DSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID 7fac5991: NOKEY

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