DynamoDB is a nice database service that allows you to build at scale without worrying about managing a database server. Learn how you can start using it.
Alternative tools for product developers working on Ubuntu systems.
In this post I describe the basics of a serverless.yml used by Serverless Framework. We look at environment variables, sourcing files, permissions, and function definitions.
You should not roll your own authentication system for many reason, here are a few of those reasons.
Objective The purpose of this post series is to explore datasets from the UCR (Uniform Crime Reporting Program). In this post, we’ll use Pandas to dig deeper into crime statistics for homicide. After preparing the dataset for comparison, we’ll rank each state based on the number of crimes per capita. Follow along or check out […]
Overview Data is everywhere. Crime is too. The FBI runs a program called Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program that collects crime data from ~18,000 agencies all over the United States. This database is a gold mine of interesting statistics about crime in the United States. Follow along and learn about how you can use Python […]
Small moments add up over time, eventually they become greater moments. Larry Catron Overview Meditation is one of many forms of mental practice in which one deliberately practices relaxation, empathy, awareness, or focus. There are many types of meditation and many ways to practice meditating. In this article, you will learn about the basic breathing […]
Post-Mortem: 3.5 Hours One 4 year old Github issue 1 obscure blog post about something else that helped I recently wrote an article about how to create a PDF generator API on AWS Lambda using Serverless, Python3, and WKHTMLTOPDF. Building a PDF Generator on AWS Lambda with Python3 and wkhtmltopdf. Sorry for all the acronyms. […]
Update 07/18/2019: Source Code: https://github.com/rbk/Lambda-PDF-Generator UPDATE 06/28/2019: For anyone attempting to follow this please read a follow-up post about a font bug on the generated PDFs: https://blog.richardkeller.net/wkhtmltopdf-bad-kerning-on-aws-lambda/ Introduction Creating scalable APIs in 2019 is easier than ever before with serverless auto-scaling compute power being widely accessible. In this article, I’ll show you how I created […]
Building a React Native App Introduction In this tutorial I will show you how to create a Meditation Timer with React Native. The difficulty level is medium if have never used React Native before. In this article I provide insights into working React Native along the way with building a real application. The project we […]