- 3 years on Google App Engine – An Epic Review. – For the last 3 years I worked on an application that runs on Google App Engine. It is a fascinating, unique piece of service Google is offering here. Unlike anything you'll find elsewhere. This is my in-depth, personal take on it.
- Google Open Source – Bringing better technology to the world by promoting open source – Google believes that open source is good for everyone. By being open and freely available, it enables and encourages collaboration and the development of technology, solving real world problems
- LocalStack – A fully functional local AWS cloud stack. Develop and test your cloud apps offline! – LocalStack provides an easy-to-use test/mocking framework for developing Cloud applications. Currently, the focus is primarily on supporting the AWS cloud stack.
- MockNeat is a Java 8+ library that facilitates the generation of arbitrary data for your applications. – MockNeat is a Java 8+ library that facilitates the generation of arbitrary data for your applications
- Enterprise IT Needs to Learn From Google’s Site Reliability Engineering Philosophy – It was 2003 when Ben Treynor realized that a process-oriented, multi-tiered IT ops organization wasn’t going to cut it for Google — so he developed an approach known as Site Reliability Engineering (SRE)
- Move Over JSON – Policy Summaries Make Understanding IAM Policies Easier via @duhaas – Today, we added policy summaries to the IAM console, making it easier for you to understand the permissions in your AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) policies
- AWS Step Functions: Serverless orchestration on AWS – AWS Step Functions is the last application service released by AWS to solve a problem that many people reading this have probably experienced: orchestrating complex flows using Lambda Functions.
- Incorporating AWS Security Best Practices Into Terraform Design – Implementing AWS security best practices into your Terraform design is an excellent way of ensuring that you have a streamlined way to achieve your security goals and manage your infrastructure.
Monthly Archives: March 2017
Links for March 10th through March 21st
- Testing an HTTPS client for the Kubernetes API server using Hoverfly Java – Hoverfly is a lightweight API simulation tool which can be used to simulate HTTP/HTTPS traffic. In this article, I’ll be demonstrating how it can be used to help test my HTTPS client. Thanks to Hoverfly Java's support for JUnit – and it's DSL – creating an HTTPS server for testing is a breeze
- dawson | a serverless framework for Node.js on AWS – dawson is a serverless web framework for Node.js on AWS.
dawson uses AWS CloudFormation, Amazon CloudFront, Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda to deploy the backend code and to manage the infrastructure for you.
- Become-A-Full-Stack-Web-Developer: Free resources for learning Full Stack Web Development – 100+ Free resources for learning Full Stack Web Development.
- Spring Vault – client-side support for accessing, storing and revoking secrets #aws – Spring Vault provides familiar Spring abstractions and client-side support for accessing, storing and revoking secrets. It offers both low-level and high-level abstractions for interacting with Vault, freein
- Android Development Through the Eyes of an iOS Developer – The Coded Self – I’ve recently dipped my toes into Android development to see the differences in environment and tooling as compared to iOS development. While I haven’t done much as of yet, I hope to ship some Android apps in the future alongside some iOS ones. I figured it was time to understand the platform so that I can better relate to the woes of Android development.
- Amazon makes it cheaper to host Alexa skills on AWS – New promotional credits include a one-time $100 AWS credit that's valid for 12 months, plus an additional $100 recurring credit that's doled out on a monthly basis
- Awesome-Swift-Playgrounds: A curated list of Awesome Swift Playgrounds – A curated list of awesome Swift playgrounds
- Introducing Keras 2 – a Deep Learning library for Python, that is simple, modular, and extensible – Keras is a Deep Learning library for Python, that is simple, modular, and extensible
- Google tries to beat AWS at cloud security – New tools that protect enterprise applications running on Google Cloud Platform may help take the spotlight away from AWS and Microsoft Azure
- Worried About Lock-In? Encourage Cloud Skills To Enable Platform Mobility – Reducing the switching cost and burden of lock-in is highly dependent on the skill level of your development teams
Links for February 25th through March 7th
- How We Manage Our Infrastructure: Intro to Stacker #aws – Stacker is Remind’s solution to deploying cloud infrastructure at scale. It allows you to quickly build, update, validate and deploy AWS cloudformation templates
- AWS Health Tools repository, a community-based source of tools to automate remediation actions and customize Health alerts – AWS Health Tools takes advantage of the integration of AWS Health, Amazon CloudWatch Events and AWS Lambda to implement customized automation in response to events regarding your AWS infrastructure.
- Aggregate AWS Trusted Advisor alarms, AWS Health notifications and AWS Support cases from several AWS accounts – Trusted Overlord is a tool aimed to aggregate AWS Trusted Advisor alarms, AWS Health notifications and AWS Support cases from several AWS accounts and build a brief summary with the results.
- Mathematics for Computer Science – Mathematics for Computer Science
- Docker launches Enterprise Edition, courts broader corporate adoption – Developers already love Docker to deploy applications. Now Docker is rolling out a new edition to court more enterprise-wide usage and adoption.
- Captain for Mac – Manage Docker containers. Instantly from the menu bar. – Manage Docker containers – Instantly from the menu bar.
- Tensorflow for Deep Learning Research – Stanford Course – Tensorflow for Deep Learning Research – Stanford Course
- E2EMail is a simple Chrome application – a Gmail client that exchanges OpenPGP mail. – E2EMail is a simple Chrome application – a Gmail client that exchanges OpenPGP mail.
- SQLScout – Manage databases in Android devices, in real time, without leaving Android Studio and IntelliJ IDEA – SQLScout is a plugin for Android Studio and IntelliJ IDEA that provides powerful, dedicated support for managing and debugging SQLite databases.
- Realm Java 3.0: Collection Notifications, Snapshots and Sorting Across Relationships – We’re releasing version 3.0 of Realm Java today. In this release we have enabled sorting across relationships and we’re giving our live collections RealmResults and RealmList a whole lot more life by adding fine-grained collection notifications, so that your app can respond to elements being added, deleted and modified.
Fine-grained Collection Notifications
- Affordable and Scalable Data Analytics on AWS Using Athena and Data Pipeline – Statehill uses AWS to measure the government’s impact into actionable intelligence to help your ability to advocate effectivel
- PDFLayoutTextStripper: Converts a pdf file into a text file while keeping the layout of the original pdf #java #pdfbox – Converts a pdf file into a text file while keeping the layout of the original pdf. Useful to extract the content from a table in a pdf file for instance. This is a subclass of PDFTextStripper class (from the Apache PDFBox library).