Author: Mark Otto

AWS Teams with OSTIF on Open Source Security Audits

February 3, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

We are excited to announce that AWS is sponsoring open source software security audits by the Open Source Technology Improvement Fund (OSTIF), a non-profit dedicated to securing open source. This funding is part of a broader initiative at Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support open source…

Ways to remove event listeners

February 3, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

You’ve Got Options for Removing Event Listeners — Unnecessary event listeners can cause all sorts of odd problems so it’s good to clean them up when you don’t need them anymore. How? There are several approaches and Alex looks at their pros and cons. (once is…

SQL in your JavaScript

February 2, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

AlaSQL.js 3.0: Isomorphic JavaScript SQL Database — A SQL database you can use in Node.js and the browser. The interesting bit, for me, is how it opens up the idea of using SQL to query JavaScript objects – as in this example. “The library adds…

Netlify acquires Gatsby

February 1, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

The Future of Create React App and Why It Exists — Dan wrote pretty much an essay in a comment on the issue thread we linked last week with “some background on the future of Create React App” and concludes with the team’s thoughts on…

Journey to adopt Cloud-Native DevOps platform Series #1: OfferUp modernized DevOps platform with Amazon EKS and Flagger to accelerate time to market

January 31, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

In this two part series, we discuss the challenges faced by OfferUp, a Digital Native customer, to meet business growth and time-to-market. Their journey involved modernizing their existing DevOps platform, from the traditional monolith virtual machine (VM) based architecture to modern containerized architecture and running…

Configuration driven dynamic multi-account CI/CD solution on AWS

January 30, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Many organizations require durable automated code delivery for their applications. They leverage multi-account continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines to deploy code and run automated tests in multiple environments before deploying to Production. In cases where the testing strategy is release specific, you must update the…

Using Workflows to Build, Test, and Deploy with Amazon CodeCatalyst

January 29, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Amazon CodeCatalyst workflows are continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines that enable you to easily build, test and deploy applications. CodeCatalyst was announced at re:Invent 2022 and is currently in preview. Introduction: I recently read The Unicorn Project, the follow-up to the bestselling title The Phoenix…

Deliver Operational Insights to Atlassian Opsgenie using DevOps Guru

January 28, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

As organizations continue to grow and scale their applications, the need for teams to be able to quickly and autonomously detect anomalous operational behaviors becomes increasingly important. Amazon DevOps Guru offers a fully managed AIOps service that enables you to improve application availability and resolve…