deploy aws lambda functions with aws-sam-cli and travis-ci: part 2

Posted on Fri 08 June 2018 in Serverless

In part 1 of this series, we created a basic serverless function with AWS Lambda. In part 2, we're going to use GitHub and Travis-CI to set up a continuous integration workflow.


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deploy aws lambda functions with aws-sam-cli and travis-ci: part 1

Posted on Tue 22 May 2018 in Serverless

As serverless computing makes its way into the toolbox of more engineers and developers, the need for streamlined development and deployment options grows in importance. This 2-part series will share a basic workflow I've developed for developing and deploying serverless functions to AWS.


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the verdict is in: remote work ftw

Posted on Fri 11 May 2018 in Telecommuting

Remote work is dead. Remote work is not dead. Wait, no it's dead again. No wait we're just kidding, it's totally awesome. It seems the techo-literistas have swung back and forth between pronouncing the death of remote work, and singing its praises. Well the verdict is in.


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deploy a terraform remote state backend with cloudformation

Posted on Thu 21 December 2017 in Terraform

Defining your infrastructure as code has become an integral part of many successful DevOps workflows. Terraform has become a key tool, and I often employ to define a variety of infrastructure. Today I'm going to show you how to set up the basic backend infrastructure needed to allow multiple engineers to collaborate on the same resources in AWS, using Terraform and CloudFormation.


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here are some rocks

Posted on Sun 30 July 2017 in misc

Instead of the cliche cool hacker backgrounds, I thought I would go with a picture of some rocks in a stream.


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