Rene Dudfield: Draft 2 of, ^Let's write a unit test!^

So, I started writing this for people who want to ‘contribute’ to Community projects, and also Free Libre or Open source projects. Maybe you’d like to get involved, but are unsure of where to begin? Follow along with this tutorial, and peek at the end in the “what is a git for?” section for explanations of what some of the words mean. Draft 1, 2018/07/18 – initial draft.Draft 2, 2019/11/04 – two full unit test examples, assertions, making a pull request, use python 3 unittest substring search, “good first issue”…

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Auto-renewing your Let's Encrypt certificate with scheduled tasks

This blog post is out-of-date — we can now manage all of your Let’s Encrypt certificates automatically. See this help page for details. Let’s Encrypt certificates are really useful for custom domains — you can get HTTPS working on your site for free. Their one downside is that the certificate only lasts for 90 days, so you need to remember to renew it. The good news is that you can set up a scheduled task to do that all for you — no need to put anything in your calendar.…

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Today's upgrade: Let's Encrypt auto-renew and much much more!

This morning’s system update went pretty smoothly, and we have some cool new stuff to announce: Let’s Encrypt certificates with automatic renewal You can now get an HTTPS certificate for your custom domain using Let’s Encrypt without all that tedious mucking around with dehydrated — and you don’t need to remember to renew the certificate either, or even set up a scheduled task to renew your certificate for you. Just go to the new “HTTPS certificate” line in the “Security” section of the “Web” tab. You’ll see a pencil icon…

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