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AWS Made Simple: AWS KMS Envelope Encryption

I'm currently studying for AWS Certified Developer: Associate exam and the post you're about to (hopefully!) enjoy is a part of my learning process - learning in public helps me a lot! KMS 101 Before… Read Article →

Notes from Build Custom CLI Tooling with oclif and TypeScript course

Build Custom CLI Tooling with oclif and TypeScript You can check out the course here: Build Custom CLI Tooling with oclif and TypeScript Oclif can be used to easily create CLI tools Two types of… Read Article →

CDK Made Simple: Managing S3 lifecycle policies with CDK

S3 lifecycle policies with CDK Imagine a following scenario: You've been hired at a social media website (e.g. Twitter for Bunnies) and your task is to optimize the way they store their images… Read Article →

AWS Made Simple: Elastic Beanstalk deployment policies

I'm currently studying for AWS Certified Developer: Associate exam and the post you're about to (hopefully!) enjoy is a part of my learning process - learning in public helps me a lot! AWS Elastic… Read Article →

AWS CDK Made Simple: Run a Lambda function locally

Every single development workflow looks like this and building stuff with AWS Lambda is no exception: Luckily, there's a way of testing AWS-CDK powered lambda functions on our local machine, without… Read Article →

Random notes taken while preparing for AWS Certified Developer Associate exam

I'm currently studying for the AWS Certified Developer Associate exam and I'll be taking my notes here, maybe you'll find it useful BTW - I also produce my own free content for egghead.io which… Read Article →

Reasons why React is better than jQuery

there doesn't seem to be anything here Read Article →

AWS Made Simple: AWS Cloud Development Kit basics

What is AWS CDK? According to the docs: "The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open source software development framework to model and provision your cloud application resources using familiar… Read Article →

AWS (?) made simple: What is a Netlify function?

~Simple~ Let's face it, AWS (a.k.a "the cloud") is not simple. Even though some AWS services have the world 'simple' in their name (e.g. S3, SQS, SNS) they are anything but simple. I'm personally… Read Article →

AWS Made Simple: Trigger a lambda function via API Gateway

Once we create an AWS Lambda function we probably want to be able to call it (otherwise, why bother creating a function at all?). As we established in the previous posts , an AWS Lambda function… Read Article →

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