Here are a few of my favorite Christmas themed links for Software Developers.


I heard a rumor that Santa moved over to AWS this year. Big if true. 🎅🏼 — The Practical Dev

How to detect a Christmas Tree – Which image processing techniques could be used to implement an application that detects the Christmas trees displayed in the following images?



Not a creature was stirring, except the on-call dev who just got notified about a load-balancing issue.

😕  — The Practical Dev

The Traveling Santa Problem – The idea behind the TSP is to help a salesman to find the shortest route through a number of cities, and the salesman can only visit each city once. The traveling Santa problem is similar.


He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice


Santa uses Python, so he’s basically creating an array, but it’s a `list` in Python. — The Practical Dev

Merry Christmas!!