Today AWS introduced the ability to request free SSL certificates for use with their services and I immediately jumped on that to try it out for this site. Let's have a look at how that went.
For the Docker meetup in Melbourne I gave a presentation on how to use Docker with Jenkins to make it more flexible. The presentation is based on an article I've written about the same subject.
Coming back to a weekly schedule, today it's all about Bitcoin and everyone's favourite AWS Lambda
A late note and short note focused on cloud services.
I'm joining the fray on the Mailbox shutdown and have some thoughts on tablets because of the Pixel C launch.
It was a major week for programming languages as a couple of big things happened. There was the PHP 7 release, and Swift's anticipated release as an open source project happened. Additionally, Let's Encrypt came out of beta
The Weekly Notes, bringing you a short commentary about the tech world. This week, my own Hugo Wercker build step, the Raspberry Pi Zero, and some thoughts about certification.
For the DevOps meetup in Melbourne I gave a presentation on preparing deployable code using Docker and Jenkins. The presentation is based on articles I've written about the same subject.
Introducing my weekly notes, an article about interesting things I've run across in the past week. This week featuring trying out Let's Encrypt and AWS releasing version 1 of their Go API.
Recently AWS introduced their CloudFormation Designer tool. Part of CloudFormation, this Designer allows you to visually design and edit your templates. In this article I try to show you how you can use the tool and fit it into your workflow.
I wanted something that could ensure my usage of the Reporter app would be logged in my journaling app of choice, so I built it.
Different parts of your project might require different environments. Additionally, when building web projects for clients you don't always have control over the server your project will run on. Both of these issues can be solved, and this article will show how you can use Docker to have a better and more efficient Jenkins setup.
fcd is a zsh plugin I built for easily switching between different projects on the command line.
For the Symfony2 meetup in Melbourne I gave a presentation on splitting a project into separate layers, why you might want to do this, how it works, what some of the downsides are, and why Symfony2 is a good fit for this.
Sometimes the default size for your root volume in an EC2 instance isn't good enough. As there is no clear documentation on the best way to do this for CloudFormation managed instances, I'm describing my methods for increasing the size here.