AWS Polly and AWS Comprehend

I have been having a lot of fun playing with the Artificial Intelligence services from AWS. Even more so, the Boto3 SDK makes it extremely simple. I have already looked at AWS Rekognition and Boto3 in a previous post but this time I’ll dive into A...

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Terraform Cloud and Terraform v0.12

The folks at Hashicorp have obviously been very busy! They have recently released a new Terraform Cloud and new version with a bunch of awesome features in Terraform v0.12. I have been a big fan of Terraform (actually, all of the Hashicorp product...

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100 Days of Code

I am so excited to start this journey! I’m more movitated than ever to further my knowledge of programming. I have mentioned in previous posts that having a programming language in your back pocket is becoming more and more necessary. I will be f...

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Make Memes with AWS Amplify

AWS Amplify has certainly been one of the fastest growing services from AWS in 2019. It seems like there is a new release every week with an awesome feature. Static site generators in general have been a hot topic. Tools like Gatsby, Hugo, and eve...

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Deploy VSCode on AWS Fargate with Pulumi

In this tutorial, we’ll setup Visual Studio Code to run locally in a Docker container and then deploy to AWS Fargate with Pulumi. Essentially, you’ll be able to run VSCode in your browser from anywhere! Let’s get started! Prerequisites Make sure D...

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AWS Rekognition and Boto3

Rekognition is one of the coolest services from AWS. Rekognition makes it easy to add image and video analysis to your applications. It’s super simple and easy to use, especially with Boto3 (the AWS SDK for Python). In this quick demo, I’m going ...

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AWS Cloud Development Kit

In my previous posts about automation, it usually included CloudFormation or Terraform. These Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools have provided a declartive model to provision and deploy cloud infrastructure. I’ve talked about how this approach to ...

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Green Go YouTube Reviews - Vol. 1

I think it’s only fitting that my first YouTube review is a keynote from Kelsey Hightower. A Developer Advocate at Google, Kelsey always delivers creative and inspiring talks. I found out about Kelsey when I started to learn about Kubernetes. Kel...

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How to Explain "The Cloud" to Relatives

The holidays are right around the corner which usually means that you’ll be spending more time with family. It’s a great time of the year to decompress and catch up with extended family that you might not have seen since last Thanksgiving or Chris...

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Green Go Reads - Vol. 1

This inaugural volume of Green Go Reads is about a recent ebook called, “Serverless DevOps: What do we do when the server goes away?” by Tom McLaughlin. A free copy can be downloaded here. Tom is the founder of ServerlessOps which provides DevOps ...

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