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Getting Started with Hatch for Python Projects

Dependencies Hatch Python

2024-05-15 • 5 minute read • David Handermann

Hatch enables building, managing, and publishing Python projects using standardized configuration and straightforward commands. As a project of the Python Packaging Authority, Hatch implements modern management conventions and provides a plugin system for extensible integration with project lifecycle actions. With default project templates, Hatch supports static analysis, unit testing, code coverage, binary packaging, module publishing, and more, through an intuitive command-line interface.

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Building OpenTelemetry Collection in Apache NiFi with Netty

NiFi OpenTelemetry HTTP

2024-02-26 • 9 minute read • David Handermann

OpenTelemetry provides an common specification that supports software observability across numerous platforms and services. With the introduction of ListenOTLP in versions 2.0.0-M1 and 1.24.0, Apache NiFi enables a number of filtering, transformation, and routing use cases. Built on the Netty framework, ListenOTLP provides complete support for the telemetry types and encoding strategies defined in OpenTelemetry Protocol 1.0.0.

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Modernizing Streaming Encryption with age in Apache NiFi

age Encryption NiFi Security

2023-12-04 • 12 minute read • David Handermann

Apache NiFi 2.0.0-M1 and 1.24.0 introduced new Processors supporting the age-encryption.org/v1 specification. Built on the Jagged framework implementation, the EncryptContentAge and DecryptContentAge Processors perform streaming cipher operations using the ChaCha20-Poly1305 algorithm. The age specification supports key agreement using the elliptic curve X25519 function, providing a modern solution for automated encryption and decryption with standard key pairs.

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