Automating the desktop with Node

January 26, 2023 By Mark Otto 0

Building Reliable Distributed Systems in Node — This post introduces the concept of durable execution which is used by a variety of companies and services to run reliable distributed systems. Temporal is a platform that coordinates workflows and durable jobs built around them. Loren Sands-Ramshaw IN…

Unlock the power of EC2 Graviton with GitLab CI/CD and EKS Runners

January 25, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Many AWS customers are using GitLab for their DevOps needs, including source control, and continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD). Many of our customers are using GitLab SaaS (the hosted edition), while others are using GitLab Self-managed to meet their security and compliance requirements. Customers…

Managing Dev Environments with Amazon CodeCatalyst

January 24, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

An Amazon CodeCatalyst Dev Environment is a cloud-based development environment that you can use in CodeCatalyst to quickly work on the code stored in the source repositories of your project. The project tools and application libraries included in your Dev Environment are defined by a…

Develop a serverless application in Python using Amazon CodeWhisperer

January 23, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

While writing code to develop applications, developers must keep up with multiple programming languages, frameworks, software libraries, and popular cloud services from providers such as AWS. Even though developers can find code snippets on developer communities, to either learn from them or repurpose the code,…

Building .NET 7 Applications with AWS CodeBuild

January 22, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

AWS CodeBuild is a fully managed DevOps service for building and testing your applications. As a fully managed service, there is no infrastructure to manage and you pay only for the resources that you use when you are building your applications. CodeBuild provides a default…

The most visited AWS DevOps blogs in 2022

January 21, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

As we kick off 2023, I wanted to take a moment to highlight the top posts from 2022. Without further ado, here are the top 10 AWS DevOps Blog posts of 2022. #1: Integrating with GitHub Actions – CI/CD pipeline to deploy a Web App…

Manually Approving Security Changes in CDK Pipeline

January 20, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

In this post I will show you how to add a manual approval to AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) Pipelines to confirm security changes before deployment. With this solution, when a developer commits a change, CDK pipeline identifies an IAM permissions change, pauses execution, and…

Why document.write() is bad

January 20, 2023 By Mark Otto Off

Why Not document.write()? — Many moons ago, document.write was a mainstay of client-side JavaScript code, but it’s long been considered a bad practice – why? Harry digs in, noting that it “guarantees both a blocking fetch and a blocking execution, which holds up the parser…